chicago
Country : United States
Currency : US Dollar (USD)
Language : English
Population
City: 2 722 398 (2014)
Metro: 9 554 598 (2014)
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
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.
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.
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.
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.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Self-Guided Key West Scavenger Hunt, Chicago
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
From USD
$11.00
Pasta Making Night in Chicago, Chicago
  • Duration: 4 hours
From USD
$75.08



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