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Las Vegas 360 Panoramic Photos of Las Vegas

July 4, 2011

Click any of the photos for a 360° hi-res view of the Las Vegas Strip.

Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign
Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas historic sign, the beginning of the famous “Strip”, Las Vegas Blvd. South. (c. 1999)

Glass Pool Inn aka The Mirage
The Glass Pool Inn 1950′s style motel on the south end of the Strip, with the coolest swimming pool. Note: The Motel was renamed in 1988 from “The Mirage” when Steve Wynn’s Mirage Hotel Open. Motel and pool was demolished in 2004, only the sign remains. (photo. 1999)

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The Glass Pool Inn and the Mandalay Bay Hotel in the the background. (c. 1999)

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Mandalay Bay (includes a Four Seasons Hotel) and the Luxor Hotel opposite.  Mandalay Bay includes the legendary House of Blues which features nightly entertainment.

Click for Hi-res 360 Photo: The Luxor and Excalibur Hotels
Front Entrance to the Luxor Hotel. Largest pyramid hotel in the world. The Luxor (2,526 rooms) and Excalibur (4000 rooms) Hotels

Click for Hi-Res 360 photoLocated in the front of the Excalibur Hotel & Casino looking at the New York New York Hotel.

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On the pedestrian walkway between the Tropicana and the Excalibur

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Located in front of Tropicana, SE Corner of Las Vegas Blvd. (Strip) and Tropicana Ave.

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Located in front of the MGM Northeast Corner of Las Vegas Blvd.

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Located on the walkway between New York New York and MGM.

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Located in front of New York New York, Northwest corner of Las Vegas Blvd. (Strip) and Tropicana Ave.

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Located on the walkway between NY NY and Excabilar Hotel & Casino.

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Allstar Cafe located next to the MGM Grand Hotel includes GamesWorks, M & M World and Coke Cola Plaza. Note: All Star Cafe, a sports-themed restaurant developed by Andre Agassi and five athlete partners, closed in 2000. Replaced with cheesy-Generica fast-food.

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Monte Carlo Hotel Located next to the New York New York Hotel.

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Monte Carlo Hotel on the Left and Polo Towers (Timeshare on the Right).

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Polo Towers on the East Side with the Boardwalk Hotel & Casino. Note: Boardwalk Hotel & Casino closed in 2006. It was imploded on May 9, 2006 to make way for City Center.

Click to view hi-res 360 photoConstruction of the Aladdin (c.1999) -now Planet Hollywood and the Paris Hotels looking north. The Harley Davidson Cafe is located on this corner, it is the building with the motorcycle crashing through the front entrance. Note: Across the Street, everything was removed and City Center now stands.

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Construction of the Aladdin-aka Planet Hollywood (c.1999) (foreground) and Paris (tower).

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The Bellagio looking across the Lake Look toward Caesars Palace.  Note: Bellagio
opened October 15, 1998. It was the former site of the Dune’s Hotel that operated from May 23, 1955 to January 26, 1993 imploded on November 25, 1997

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Construction of the Aladdin and the Paris Hotels (c. 1999).  Note: The Aladdin opened April 1, 1966 and closed November 25, 1997. The hotel was imploded on April 27, 1998 and reopened on August 18, 2000. On April 17, 2007, the hotel was renovated and renamed to Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino.

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The Bellaigo Hotel and Casino across the lake.

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Another view of the  Bellaigo Hotel and Casino across the lake.

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Bally’s Hotel and Casino on the corner of Las Vegas Blvd. and Flamingo Road.

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Bally’s Hotel and Casino. Note: Bally’s was formerly the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, the casino burned in Las Vegas’ worst fire on November 21, 1980, killing 85 guests and employees. The MGM Grand was sold in 1985 and renamed to Bally’s.

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Barbary Coast (c. 1999) and Bally’s Entrance at Flamingo Road and Las Vegas Blvd. Note: The Barbary Coast (March, 1979-February 27, 2007)  The hotel and casino were rebranded as Bill’s Gamblin Hall and Saloon.

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Welcome to LasVegas360.com

July 3, 2011
Welcome to Fabulous  Las Vegas Nevada Sign

Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign -photo taken: 2011. photo by: LasVegas360.com

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to walk down the world famous Las Vegas Strip? Now is your chance to take a virtual stroll down Las Vegas Boulevard, one of the most exciting streets in the world. Start at the famous Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign and continue down the entire length of the Strip with complete 360 degree panoramic views. Be sure to stop at some of the newest and best hotels in Las Vegas including Bellagio, Wynn, Encore, Paris, Mandalay Bay and The Venetian.

Continue to the downtown area of Las Vegas, and don’t miss our 360 degree tour of Fremont Street. This street was where it all began, from a small railroad stop at the turn of the century to one of the brightest streets in the world. Fremont street was one of the best places to cruise in a convertible car for decades but now the street has been closed off to traffic and it is a pedestrian paradise lined with kiosks, souvenir shops and of course plenty of casinos. Up above an arched steel canopy lights up the night sky with an animated, electronic show that spans the entire four blocks of Fremont Street. Further down Fremont Street is the newly developing non-gaming sector of “Fremont East District” lined with Bars, Coffee shops and places to eat, including newly opened Container Park.

Las Vegas Strip Virtual 360° Las Vegas Strip Tour: Part I (Welcome Sign – Bellagio)

Virtual 360° Las Vegas Strip Tour: Part II (Caesar’s – Treasure Island) 

Virtual 360° Las Vegas  Strip Tour: Part III (Fashion Show Mall – Stratosphere)

Downtown Virtual 360° Downtown Las Vegas Tour here

Mount Charleston / Lee Canyon Virtual 360° Lee Canyon Tour

Google Map of the Strip with VR Photos

If you want to see what there is to do away from the casinos and bright lights take a panoramic peek at recreational areas like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Mt. Charleston and the quaint little town of Boulder City, the only town in the state where gambling remains illegal. There truly is something for everyone in Las Vegas.

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