Fountains of Bellagio

There are very few sights in Las Vegas more known around the world than the Fountains of Bellagio. It’s a massive water feature built within an 8-acre lake just outside of the Bellagio Hotel on South Las Vegas Boulevard. When it was first built in 1998, it was the largest fountain in the world. Visitors to Las Vegas owe it to themselves to come to the Fountain to take in one of the most traditional attractions that Las Vegas has available.

Fun at the Fountains

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Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, the Fountains of Bellagio makes for a great afternoon visit. As a popular tourist destination, the fountain is easy to access, and there is always something going on at the fountain. One of the most impressive draws is the light and music show. In fact, there are shows every 30 minutes during the day and then every 15 minutes after 8pm. Visitors start to gather around the fountain two minutes before the show because the fountain's 1,200 nozzles begin to start up and more than 4,500 lights and music begin to start playing, showing what the $40-million construction can do in all its glory. The entire light and music show lasts around 2 total minutes but is memorable enough to see more than once. More so because every light show is different and with a unique song used to sync up the effect. From Frank Sinatra to Michael Jackson and everything in between, the Fountains of Bellagio plays it.

Dining by the Fountains

Whether visitors are near the Fountains of Bellagio at lunch or dinner, there are great local places to grab a delicious bite to eat. Being on Las Vegas Boulevard there are countless options available from varying price points and dress level. Guests will find below three of the most popular places to eat near the Fountains of Bellagio. The Mon Ami Gabi is considered one of the most iconic places to grab a meal in all of Las Vegas. The upscale cafe offers French and American food at a modest price point with a full view of the Fountains of Bellagio being the primary selling point. The Mon Ami Gabi is a great place for breakfast or an early lunch. Le Cirque is another popular French restaurant that prides itself on a focused and intimate dining experience in full view of the Fountains of Bellagio. It opens up every evening at 5pm and dress code is strictly enforced. The restaurant was designed by Adam D. Tihany and is the proud owner of the AAA Five Diamond Award from Forbes. Last, but not least, the Prime Steakhouse offers classic fare with outdoor seating only feet away from the Fountains of Bellagio. This is an upscale restaurant that is more casual than Le Cirque. Business casual is required. The restaurant is run by a French chef Jean-George Vongerichten and filled with artwork by some of the most talented artists in the world.

Nearby Attractions

The Fountains of Bellagio are located right on the Vegas Strip which puts them right in the middle of Las Vegas' busy down town. There are many attractions nearby including the HYDE indoor/outdoor nightclub with an expansive terrace that overlooks the fountains. Visitors not in the mood for a nightclub experience are open to visit any number of impressive casinos, theatres, and museums. This includes Bellagio’s renowned Cirque de Soleil “O” show, and Gallery of Fine Art, but also the luxurious spa and salon services, and the many shops.

Visiting Fountains of Bellagio

Location: Bellagio Hotel and Casino, 3600 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV, 89109

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