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Metro: 9 157 540 (2000)
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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
Chicago Theatre, Chicago
Built in 1921 during the Golden Age of entertainment, the Chicago Theatre was the first of its kind and paved the way for many other marvelous theatres that came after it.
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.
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.
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
The art institute of Chicago - both a school and a museum - is housed in a grand Beaux-Arts building which opened just in time for the 1893 Columbian Exhibition. A modern extension was added in 2009.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Chicago City Hop-on Hop-off Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Flexible
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Chicago River Ghosts and Gangsters Kayak Tour, Chicago
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Lake Michigan Sightseeing Cruise, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 40 minutes
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