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The Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Marina Bay Sands is an integrated resort fronting Marina Bay in Singapore. Developed byLas Vegas Sands, it is billed as the world's most expensive standalone casino property atS$8 billion, including cost of the prime land.
With the casino complete, the resort features a 2,561-room hotel, a 1,300,000-square-foot (120,000 m2) convention-exhibition centre, the 800,000-square-foot (74,000 m2) The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands mall, a museum, two large theatres, seven "celebrity chef" restaurants, two floating Crystal Pavilions, an ice skating rink, and the world's largest atrium casino with 500 tables and 1,600 slot machines. The complex is topped by a 340m-long SkyPark with a capacity of 3,900 people and a 150m infinity swimming pool, set on top of the world's largest public cantilevered platform, which overhangs the north tower by 67m.[3][4] The 20-hectare resort was designed by Moshe Safdie Architects.[5][6][7] The local architect of record was Aedas Singapore, and engineering was provided by Arup and Parsons Brinkerhoff (MEP). The main contractor was Ssangyong Engineering and Construction.[8][9]
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16 December 2012 at 06:23

holy shit!! it would be a dream beyond dreams!!,standing over a city of lights & enjoying the beauty, elegance, of a building of such sight! but the down fall would be in the middle of an ocean & maybe the chance of a huge wave coming over it, wow hair raised on the back of my neck! all in all it's awesome!! & if i get a chance one day, i'd go there!!

16 December 2012 at 06:55

Strange how this inspires awe, but 8 billion spent on space exploration should have been spent feeding the hungry.

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