Las Vegas, Nevada: Venus: Goddess of Couch Dances (Gone)

Venus, Roman goddess of love and beauty, waited in a suggestive pose for down-on-their-luck gamblers or down-on-their-imagination photographers.

Caesar's Palace

Directions:
Caesars Palace. Las Vegas Blvd. South and Flamingo Rd, at the bottom of the stairs near the pedestrian bridge to the Bellagio.
Hours:
October 2019: Reported gone.
Status:
Gone

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Venus statue.

Venus - Goddess of Couch Dances

Gamblers are known to rub the breasts and private parts of statues for good luck. It may explain the statue mania at Caesar's Palace, where knockoffs of every classical marble statue, real or imagined, are bolted into alcoves or beckoning from pedestals.

One in particular, near an outside stairway, was getting a bit of attention as we walked by. Venus, Roman goddess of love and beauty, appears to be rubbing herself for good luck. Lots of tourists wanted to pose for photos and join in on the fun.

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 12/23/2010]

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