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
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.
Cloud Gate, Chicago
Cloud Gate is a modern public sculpture officially unveiled in May 2006 at Millennium Park. Thanks to its reflective material and intriguing shape it became one of the most photographed attractions in Chicago.
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.
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.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Chicago Brunch Cruise, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$88.26
Chicago Party Pass, Chicago
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$29.99
Chicago by Night Helicopter Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 30 minutes
From USD
$198.99



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