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
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.
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
The Museum of Science and Industry is housed in a magnificent Beaux-Arts building designed as the Palace of Fine Arts for the 1893 World Columbian Exposition.
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.
Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago
Lincoln Park Zoo, founded in 1968, is the oldest free public zoo in the US. You'll find hundreds of animal species including polar bears, giraffes, bears, lions and gorillas.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$34.95
Chicago Sunset Dinner Cruise with Buffet, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$99.14
Chicago Segway Night Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$65.00



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