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
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.
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.
Cloud Gate, Chicago
Cloud Gate is a modern public sculpture officially unveiled in May 2006 at Millennium Park. Thanks to its reflective material and intriguing shape it became one of the most photographed attractions in Chicago.
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
Chicago Prohibition Tour, Chicago
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$45.00
Lake Michigan Speedboat Ride, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 30 minutes
From USD
$26.60
Lake Michigan Sightseeing Cruise, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 40 minutes
From USD
$18.53



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