Las Vegas is just not about gambling and shows. It is also one of the most popular locations for shooting Hollywood flicks. It is a place where you get versatility along with the crowd. There are many popular spots in the city where movies have been shot. Here is a list of some of the most famous movie locations shot in Las Vegas along with the movies shot there too.
Here Are Top 5 Famous Movie Locations in Las Vegas:
The Neon Museum
This was once upon a time only Neon Boneyard where almost 150 Las Vegas neon signs would hang. It has been around since 1930 and today it is a location where some of the best movies in Hollywood have been shot. This includes the Mars Attacks. It is now open to the public and offers iconic signs including Stardust, Moulin Rouge, and Desert Inn.
The Rivera had opened up in 1955 and since then it has been a hit with moviemakers. It gives a unique appearance and offers some of the best sea themes that one can look for. It has a gaudy exterior, which somehow gels well with the theme of the city too. Movies like Ocean’s 11, Austin Powers, Casino, and Diamonds are Forever have been shot here.
Circus Circus is one of the must-visit locations in Vegas. It has a hep world ambiance crated and offers a tent-like circus feel. It is about four stories high and was used in the 1998 film “Bazooka Circus” and Diamonds are Forever along with Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery.
Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
This movie set had been used in the 1971 James Bond hit Diamonds are Forever. It is one of the iconic hotel sets in the city where many older movies were shot. It still has the Whyte House that featured in many movies and was refurbished in 2014. The most popular flicks shot here include Elvis Presley’s concert documentary.
Tropicana Las Vegas
The Trop was the backdrop for the movie Diamonds Are Forever and a TV series named Vegas, which had been shot around the 1970s. It is most commonly remembered for its The Godfather series but the name of the hotel was changed to avoid copyright issues.