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, especially the northern part which has a lively atmosphere and even nice beaches.
Random Chicago Highlights
Oak Street Beach, Chicago
Oak Street Beach is one of more than 20 beaches along Chicago's lakefront. The beach - artificially created in 1890 - is located near the fashionable Gold Coast neighborhood.
Union Station, Chicago
Chicago's grand railway station was built in 1925 after 12 years of construction. The building's large waiting room, known as the 'Great Hall', evokes the golden era of railroads.
Old Water Tower, Chicago
The Chicago old watertower was built in 1869. It is one of the few buildings that survived the Great Chicago Fire. The tower was selected as the first American Water Landmark.
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.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Chicago Airport Roundtrip Transfer, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: Varies
From USD
$39.25
Chicago North Side Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$27.99
Chicago CityPass, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$94.00
Chicago Crime and Mob Tour , Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$33.96



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