Stratosphere Tower in Las Vegas - tallest free standing tower in USA
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Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Date of build
1996 - year of graduation
The building has 12 levels.
Visitors can admire the Las Vegas skyline and the surrounding valleys from the observation deck, restaurant, meeting room and private rooms located on top of the deck.
Experience seekers can pull over 100 floors down the High Roller roller coaster. For less demanding people there is Strat-O-Fair, where you can find various attractions, including Ferris Wheel, Little Shot and 3-D Hyper Bowl.
There are four superfast elevators in the building, they are the fastest lifts in the world, their speed reaches 46 km / h (three floors per second). The distance from the ground floor to the top of the tower is achieved by two-level elevators in less than 30 seconds. The lifts make 20 rounds an hour, carrying 16 people each.
The tower is open from 10 am to 1 am from Sunday to Thursday, and on Fridays, Saturdays and holidays the tower is open from 10 am to 2 am.
The building is equipped with a special lighting system designed to create spectacular night-time lighting effects that are visible from anywhere in the city and the Las Vegas Valley.
Official website: http://www.stratospherehotel.com