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
Grant Park, Chicago
Grant Park is Chicago's most central park, located between Michigan avenue and Lake Michigan. The main attraction in Grant Park is the Buckingham Fountain, built in 1927.
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.
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.
Buckingham Fountain, Chicago
The Buckingham Fountain is one of Chicago's best known sights, and rightly so. It is a beautiful fountain, especially at night when it is illuminated with constantly changing colors.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Chicago by Night Helicopter Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 30 minutes
From USD
$198.99
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$16.99
Chicago Airport Roundtrip Transfer, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Varies
From USD
$39.25
Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$34.95



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