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Currency : US Dollar (USD)
Language : English
City: 2 722 398 (2014)
Metro: 9 554 598 (2014)
Zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
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
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.
Grant Park, Chicago
Grant Park is Chicago's most central park, located between Michigan avenue and Lake Michigan. The main attraction in Grant Park is the Buckingham Fountain, built in 1927.
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.
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.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Chicago Crime and Mob Tour , Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
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Loop and South Loop Beer Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
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A Sailor's Life for Me Chicago Cruise, Chicago
  • Duration: 75 minutes
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Chicago Walking Tour: Historic Skyscrapers, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
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