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
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
The art institute of Chicago - both a school and a museum - is housed in a grand Beaux-Arts building which opened just in time for the 1893 Columbian Exhibition. A modern extension was added in 2009.
Wrigley Building, Chicago
The Wrigley building was the first of a series of landmarks constructed at the southern end of the Magnificent Mile. It was built as the headquarters of the Wrigley company, the manufacturer of chewing gum.
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.
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.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Chicago Segway Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 or 3 hours
From USD
$60.00
Chicago Prohibition Tour, Chicago
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$45.00
Chicago Walking Tour: Tiffany Art Glass Landmarks, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$27.99



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