The Downtown Container Park is a gigantic shopping complex created using abandoned shipping containers, hence the name. These shipping containers are an address to eclectic shops selling local merchandise, souvenirs and more, and their creative layout simply leaves you in awe. There are also many restaurants that call these quaint containers home. Apart from shopping, what makes this place unique are the various exhibits of massive sculptures that line the park, one such attraction is the giant, fire-emitting Mantis which was again created using recycled materials. The Downtown Container Park also has a wonderful tree house and the park's open ground is used as a venue for live musical performances. This is without a doubt a must-visit when in the city.
Inside one of the six buildings of Caesars Palace Hotel Casino, you will find the luxurious Forum Shops. Here, you can buy products from designers like Gucci, Versace, Salvatore Ferragamo, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, and more. You can shop in an atmosphere reminiscent of the ancient Roman Senate with large statues, majestic fountains, and grand pillars. This enormous mall spans multiple floors and is dotted with various restaurants to please all palates, including Wolfgang Puck's renowned Spago.
This place calls itself the "World's Largest Gambling Superstore." Everything for the serious collector or the casual at-home player can be found here. Slot machines, both antique and contemporary, are a large part of the inventory. The classic machines carry a hefty price tag. It's also fun to peruse the stock of obsolete gaming chips from casinos all over the world. The staff can make personalized chips for your Saturday night poker game. Gambling books are also plentiful. If it pertains to gaming, this store has it.
Encompassing Fremont Street in the center of downtown Las Vegas is a light and musical show like none other in the world. A permanent canopy has been constructed to cover the casino-lined street with two million lights and a state-of-the-art sound system. This attraction provides shows in the evening hours and is a popular area for filming motion picture scenes. There is no charge for entrance except for their New Year's Eve Street Bash. The special shows projected on the canopy ceiling last for approximately seven minutes.
The spectacular 'Strip' is synonymous with the City of Las Vegas, a world unto itself where anything is possible. This stretch of South Las Vegas Boulevard is bejeweled with luxury hotels the likes of which are found nowhere else, entertainment venues that host some of the world's top acts and attractions that run the gamut from the dancing fountains of the Bellagio to the dazzling lights of the Fremont Street Experience. Here, it's possible to enjoy a gondola ride down Venetian canals, tour Amazonian forests, and admire the Eiffel Tower in a single day; a replica of some of the world's wonders packed into a single street. The Strip's casinos are a whirlwind of flashing lights where time holds no sway and fortunes are won with the roll of a dice or the spin of a wheel. So grand is the spectacle, that the Strip is clearly visible from the sky, its glimmering facades, brilliant lights and distinctive architecture unmistakable as anything else.
As the name suggests, Bauman Rare Books houses books and documents that are hard to find and valuable. A first edition of Ulysses by James Joyce and other noted volumes have been found at this marvelous bookstore. Located in The Shoppes at the Palazzo, it features true collectibles. If you are an avid reader or a book lover then this store is a must-visit for you. Even historic artifacts like a military document signed by Emperor Napoleon are housed here.
Fendi Las Vegas Bellagio is the flagship store of this iconic brand in the city. This luxurious boutique is often frequented by the rich and the famous, and is a great place to buy their world renowned leather goods, timepieces, women's wear, furs, shoes and accessories. One look at their latest designs and their elegant collection, you will know why Fendi is among the foremost fashion houses in the globe.
Inspired by open-air markets the world over, the Grand Bazaar combines shopping and entertainment into a cohesive whole. The bazaar is located on a prime spot on the Las Vegas Strip, just across from Bally's. The 120 shops include everything from one-of-a-kind boutiques to some of the best high street labels like TOMS, Swatch, Supedry, etc. Guests can explore the pedestrian area and check out spectacles like the Betty Paige Hologram, sound and light show, and the Swarovski Crystal Starburst every midnight. From hand-pulled Turkish ice cream to ramen and cookies from the Honolulu Cookie Company, there are a variety of specialty eats you won't find elsewhere. From entertainment to retail and cuisine, this shopping center has you covered for a great day out on the strip, and offers a welcome break from the casinos.
The first Tiffany shop was established in 1837, since then Tiffany & Co. has been a one-of-a-kind success. Perfectly set inside the Bellagio Hotel, you will be dazzled by the merchandise on display. Jewelry collections include Paloma Picasso, Schlumberger, Sutton and Dogwood. The Tiffany quality is so renowned that the company was selected to revise the Great Seal of the United States in 1885. Adding to its mystique was the unforgettable movie, Breakfast at Tiffany's, starring Audrey Hepburn. You will find the finest quality jewelry ready to be wrapped in their trademark blue box.