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
Field Museum, Chicago
The Field Museum is considered one of the finest natural history museums in the world. Its collection - started in 1893 for the World's Columbian Exposition - boasts the most complete T-Rex ever unearthed.
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.
Chinatown, Chicago
Chicago's Chinatown, a neighborhood south of the 'Loop', emerged at the end of the 19th century when immigrants who had first settled on the west coast moved to the Midwest.
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 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
$27.99
Chicago Walking Tour: Art Deco Architecture, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$14.99
Chicago Segway Night Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$54.00



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