chicago
Country : United States
Currency : US Dollar (USD)
Language : English
Population
City: 2 896 016 (2000)
Metro: 9 157 540 (2000)
Time
Zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
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Chicago
closeChicago, the birthplace of the modern skyscraper is still a trendsetter in urban architecture and a must for people interested in 20th century urban architecture.
But the Windy City offers a lot more than architecture alone: it is a bustling city, with a vibrant nightlife and plenty of great museums.
It is also a great city to live in, particularly the northern part which has a lively atmosphere and even nice beaches.
Random Chicago Highlights
Millennium Park, Chicago
Chicago's modern Millennium Park is one of the coolest city park's you'll ever see. It features an outdoor concert venue as well as a modern fountain, a large sculpture and several gardens.
Marina City, Chicago
Marina City consists of two identical cylindrical towers, located near the Chicago river. It is a complex conceived as a city in a city, offering recreation facilities, banks, theater, etc.
Tribune Tower, Chicago
The Tribune Tower is one of the magnificent buildings bordering Chicago's Magnificent Mile. The neogothic tower has a collection of famous stones - including a moon rock.
Lake Point Tower, Chicago
When this tower was built in 1968 it was the tallest apartment building in the world. Its undulating glass facade and its location near the lake make it stand out from the many other skyscrapers in the city.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Chicago City Tour with Optional River Cruise, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Varies
From USD
$36.99
Best of Chicago Tour Including a Deep-Dish Pizza, Chicago
  • Average Rating:2.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$63.00
Chicago City Hop-on Hop-off Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$34.99



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