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Top choice in Las Vegas

The Bellagio experience transcends its decadent casino floor of high-limit gaming tables and in excess of 2300 slot machines; locals say odds here are less than favorable. A stop on the World Poker Tour, Bellagio's tournament-worthy poker room offers kitchen-to-gaming-table delivery around the clock. Most, however, come for the property's stunning architecture, interiors and amenities, including the Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, Gallery of Fine Art, unmissable Fountains of Bellagio and the 2000-plus hand-blown glass flowers embellishing the hotel lobby.

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1. Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art

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Bellagio's petite art gallery hosts blockbuster traveling shows from nationally renowned art museums. Free docent-guided tours are usually given at 2pm…

3. Fountains of Bellagio

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With a backdrop of Tuscan-style architecture, the Bellagio’s faux Lake Como and dancing fountains are the antithesis of the Mojave Desert – although the…

4. Caesars Palace

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Caesars Palace claims that its smartly renovated casino floor has more million-dollar slots than anywhere in the world, but its claims to fame are far…

5. Cosmopolitan

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Hipsters who thought they were too cool for Vegas finally have a place to go where they don't need irony to endure – or enjoy – the aesthetics of the…

6. Flamingo

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In 1946 the Flamingo was the talk of the town, with its fantastic clusters of pink and orange neon, glitzy decor, Broadway-style entertainment and tuxedo…

7. Flamingo Wildlife Habitat

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Slip away from the madness inside the Flamingo’s wildlife habitat, out back behind the casino. Over a dozen acres of pools, gardens, waterfalls and water…

8. Planet Hollywood

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The former Aladdin resort was swimming in a sea of debt when Planet Hollywood bought it in 2003. Now owned by Caesars group, the property's flashy casino…