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
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.
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.
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.
Navy Pier, Chicago
The Navy Pier was built in 1916 as a recreational and shipping facility. It is now a popular entertainment center, home to many attractions including a large ferris wheel and IMAX theatre.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Chicago City Tour with Optional River Cruise, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Varies
From USD
$39.00
Chicago Airport Departure Transfer, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: Varies
From USD
$24.25
Chicago Segway Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 or 3 hours
From USD
$60.00
Chicago Dinner Cruise, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$122.26



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