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
Riverwalk, Chicago
The riverwalk is a public walkway that stretches along the banks of the Chicago River. Originally envisioned in 1909, the walkway only started to take shape about 100 years later and continues to be expanded.
Crown Fountain, Chicago
The Crown fountain is a modern fountain, unveiled in 2004 in Chicago's Millennium Park. The fountain consists of two glass towers illuminated by LED displays that show faces of Chicagoans.
Chicago River, Chicago
The Chicago river flows through the heart of the city and is bordered with remarkable skyscrapers. A sightseeing boat trip on the Chicago river is a great way to view the many buildings along the river.
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.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Chicago Sunset Dinner Cruise with Buffet, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$99.14
Chicago Segway Art & Architectural Tour , Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$70.40
Chicago CityPass, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$94.00



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