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
Millennium Park, Chicago
Chicago's modern Millennium Park is one of the coolest city park's you'll ever see. It features an outdoor concert venue as well as a modern fountain, a large sculpture and several gardens.
Chinatown, Chicago
Chicago's Chinatown, a neighborhood south of the 'Loop', emerged at the end of the 19th century when immigrants who had first settled on the west coast moved to the Midwest.
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.
Union Station, Chicago
Chicago's grand railway station was built in 1925 after 12 years of construction. The building's large waiting room, known as the 'Great Hall', evokes the golden era of railroads.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Blue Man Group at the Briar Street Theater in Chicago, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 105 minutes
From USD
$69.00
Chicago Lunch Cruise, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$70.58



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