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)
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, particularly the northern part which has a lively atmosphere and even nice beaches.
Random Chicago Highlights
Field Museum, Chicago
The Field Museum is considered one of the finest natural history museums in the world. Its collection - started in 1893 for the World's Columbian Exposition - boasts the most complete T-Rex ever unearthed.
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.
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.
Sears Tower, Chicago
Chicago's architecture is world famous. The city is a showcase of 20th century high-rise architecture. The Sears Tower, for a long time the tallest tower in the world is just one of the many examples.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
South Side Essentials Bus Tour, Chicago
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$40.00
Historic Chicago Walking Bar Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$33.99
Famous Tastes of Chicago Food Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$49.95



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