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
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.
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.
Chicago River, Chicago
The Chicago river flows through the heart of the city and is bordered with remarkable skyscrapers. A sightseeing boat trip on the Chicago river is a great way to view the many buildings along the river.
John Hancock Center, Chicago
One of the most famous skyscrapers in Chicago is the John Hancock Center. The 100 story tower was built in 1969. The innovative structural design by Fazlur Kahn results in a visually imposing tower.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
The Christmas Tree Crawl, Chicago
  • Duration: 90 to 120 minutes
From USD
$30.00
Sin and Suds Beer Tour in the Loop and South Loop, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$67.00
Pizza City USA Pizza Tour, Chicago
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$69.00



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