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.
Prairie Avenue Historic District, Chicago
The area known as the Prairie Avenue Historic District was once “the” place to live in Chicago, home to some of the city's richest inhabitants. A number of their grand residences survived demolition.
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.
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
The Museum of Science and Industry is housed in a magnificent Beaux-Arts building designed as the Palace of Fine Arts for the 1893 World Columbian Exposition.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Chicago Progressive Dining Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$84.99
Chicago Grand Half-Day Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours
From USD
$47.99
Chicago Hop-on Hop-off Trolley and Upper Decker Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:3.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Ticket valid for 24 hours from the time of first u
From USD
$31.99



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