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.
info Chicago skyline
Random Chicago Highlights
Tribune Tower, Chicago
The Tribune Tower is one of the magnificent buildings bordering Chicago's Magnificent Mile. The neogothic tower has a collection of famous stones - including a moon rock.
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.
Oak Street Beach, Chicago
Oak Street Beach is one of more than 20 beaches along Chicago's lakefront. The beach - artificially created in 1890 - is located near the fashionable Gold Coast neighborhood.
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 Lunch Cruise, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$70.58
Go Chicago Card, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 1, 2, 3 or 5 days
From USD
$79.99
Chicago Brunch Cruise, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$88.26
Chicago North Side Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$28.00



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