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Las Vegas Downtown

Address: Fremont Street, Las Vegas, NV
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Ranked #56 of 718 things to do in Las Vegas
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Houston
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Downtown is lots of fun if you like to hear live music.The musicians and sideshows are fun to watch. The light show every night is awesome. The hotels are mostly old and run down, but the casino slots,in my opinion, really do pay out better than the Strip. My only complaint is how dirty it is downtown. Hotels ALL need... More 

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Marlton, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

We came to see Fremont Street Experience which we liked, but the area itself had a carnival type feel. Parking was difficult to find. We managed to find parking at a local motel. Atmosphere was a bit trashy. Years ago it was a bargain here and you had a better chance of winning at the slots. This time I did... More 

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Yes glitzy, Gordy and all the other things they say about Vegas but a must for visitors to see, the music and light display every 30 mins is great with the dare devils zip wiring below.

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Sutton Coldfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Be prepared to party. All action in every direction. A quite electric atmosphere. You have to be in the right mood to enjoy this experience. I was there with a group for my son's stag week. Enough said!!

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Leesburg, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Mom said: "If you cannot say anything good, do not say anything." WE ARE JUST NOT vEGAS KIND OF PEOPLE!

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Raymore, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

If you are staying on the Strip, consider buying a bus pass (you can buy one for a day, 2 days, or more, and they aren't costly) and travel to the downtown area of Las Vegas. It is the original, old Las Vegas which has been redone to a closed main street with screened overhead "shade" to renovated hotels to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I visited downtown Vegas with someone in a wheelchair and even though everywhere is accessible with dropped kerbs and elevators the drunken revellers made it extremely difficult to get around. I actually lost my voice shouting "excuse" me at people because they were too drunk/oblivious to actually look where they were going and often stumbled into the wheelchair falling into... More 

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Turlock, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Kind of scary. The no-name casinos along Fremont St are desperate and on the verge of closing down. Binnions and Golden Nugget are cool and worth a look. Golden Nugget has an awesome pool with a shark tank also. On the actual Fremont Street you have the typical street vendors and characters.

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Rio de Janeiro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Going to Freemont Street is a must when in Las Vegas! Many people overlook this part of town but it is simply amazing. It is full of life, music, people and attractions. You can just sit and watch and still have a great time. It is like Times Square!

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I used to think downtown Vegas was dirty and scary, but they've done some upgrading. The zip lines on Freemont street have attracted more younger folks. The hotels are still the cheapest to gamble at so $3 craps and blackjack are always fun! I'm not sure I would be up for staying in the hotel though; still seems really old.... More 

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