The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino or The Venetian in short, is a luxury hotel and casino resort situated between Harrah’s and The Palazzo on the east side of the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, NV, United States, on the site of the old Sands Hotel. The Venetian is owned and operated by the Las Vegas Sands Corporation.
The Venetian is (along with the adjacent Sands Expo Convention Center and The Palazzo Hotel and Casino Resort) part of the largest five-diamond hotel and resort complex in the world with 4,049 suites, 4059 hotel rooms, and a 120,000 sq ft (11,000 m2) casino.
I took this image the night of July 2, 2008 when I met my friend who is also my former schoolmate. She lives now in Las Vegas.