The Fountains of Bellagio show is one of the star attractions at Las Vegas's Bellagio hotel, where the music, water, and lights combine in an impressive choreographed performance for visitors. You can visit the fountains in the day, but they really spring to life at night, taking on an entirely different look. Spanning more than 1,000 feet and spraying upwards of 460 feet into the air, the fountains can't be missed.

    The fountains are located right in front of the Bellagio Las Vegas hotel and are open to visitors daily. Whether you're spending the weekend at the hotel, trying your luck on the casino floors, or just passing by, you can catch the scintillating show that happens each night. It takes about an hour to appreciate beauty fully, but you can spend all evening getting lost in the atmosphere created by the cool music, lights, and accompanying water performance.

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    Fountains of Bellagio highlights

    When you take in the Fountains of Bellagio show, you can enjoy opera, classical pieces, popular songs from Broadway, and other scintillating musical offerings. The song collection includes music from Lady Gaga, Madonna, Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Bruno Mars, and other well-known artists.

    While the fountains are certainly eye-catching and impressive, there's plenty more to do while you're here. The Bellagio Las Vegas hotel and casino offers visitors other fun activities to engage in, including gaming or enjoying a meal at one of the on-site dining establishments. You can find selections from casual to fine-dining restaurants, and many of the dining halls are quiet and offer you a magnificent view of the fountains while you eat. 

    History of Fountains of Bellagio

    The Bellagio fountains, which are amongst the world's most famous tourist centers, came to the scene in October of 1998. They were designed by WET Design, known for creating many iconic fountains around the world, in conjunction with Steve Wynn. The fountains' role from their earliest days has been to attract visitors to the Bellagio. Although it has since been surpassed, this collection of fountains was once the world's largest and is set in an 8-acre artificial lake.

    Bellagio is an Italian name that, when translated to English, means "a nice place to stay," and the hotel and fountains get their name from a resort town located on the Lake Como shores in Northern Italy. At its opening, the Bellagio attracted over 15,000 people.

    Good to know when visiting the Fountains of Bellagio

    The fountains are always open, and you can have a great view of them from vantage spots on the Las Vegas Strip. It doesn't cost a dime to enjoy the spectacle of the Fountains of Bellagio. While you're free to visit at any time, nighttime offers the best view. The choreographed music and lights are at their best once the sun goes down.

    Other attractions here include the Bellagio Hotel and Casino and a wealth of dining rooms where you can enjoy lovely cuisines and drinks while you catch a view of the fountains. Also, the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art is a great place to see famous and interesting artworks loaned from different museums around the world.

    Fountains of Bellagio in Las Vegas

    Location: 3600 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA

    Open: 24/7

    Phone: +1 702-693-7111

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