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, particularly the northern part which has a lively atmosphere and even nice beaches.
Random Chicago Highlights
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.
Chicago Theatre, Chicago
Built in 1921 during the Golden Age of entertainment, the Chicago Theatre was the first of its kind and paved the way for many other marvelous theatres that came after it.
Union Station, Chicago
Chicago's grand railway station was built in 1925 after twelve years of construction. The building's large waiting room, known as the 'Great Hall', evokes the golden era of railroads.
Crown Fountain, Chicago
The Crown fountain is a modern fountain, unveiled in 2004 in Chicago's Millennium Park. The fountain consists of two glass towers illuminated by LED displays that show faces of Chicagoans.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Willis Tower Skydeck Dinner, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$117.64
Chicago Lakefront Neighborhoods Bicycle Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$45.50
Chicago Crime and Mob Tour , Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$39.95



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