Country : United States
Currency : US Dollar (USD)
Language : English
City: 2 896 016 (2000)
Metro: 9 157 540 (2000)
Zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
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
Robie House, Chicago
Robie House is one of the world's most famous residences and marks the culmination of the Prairie Style, a style mostly defined by America's most renowned architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.
Shedd Aquarium, Chicago
The Shedd Aquarium's most spectacular exhibit is the Oceanarium, a 3 million gallon aquarium with among others beluga whales and Pacific white-sided dolphins.
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.
Magnificent Mile, Chicago
The Magnificent Mile is Chicago's most fashionable street. The avenue is bordered by many great skyscrapers, including the John Hancock Tower and Wrigley building.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Chicago Pedway Walking Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
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Historic Chicago Walking Bar Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Prepaid Travel SIM Card for Chicago, Chicago
  • Duration: Flexible
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Italian Food Tour Of Chicago, Chicago
  • Duration: 2 hours
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