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
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.
Aqua, Chicago
Aqua is a multi-purpose residential skyscraper completed in 2009. The 82 story tower's design is defined by its uniquely shaped balconies that create a fascinating rippling effect.
Union Station, Chicago
Chicago's grand railway station was built in 1925 after 12 years of construction. The building's large waiting room, known as the 'Great Hall', evokes the golden era of railroads.
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.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Chicago Crime and Mob Tour , Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$33.96
Chicago Pizza Walking Tour, Chicago
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$45.00
Chicago City Sights Helicopter Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 30 minutes
From USD
$198.99
Chicago Lunch Cruise, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$70.58



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