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
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.
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.
Merchandise Mart, Chicago
When the Merchandise Mart was constructed in 1931, it was the building with the largest floor area in the world. It held this title until 1941 when the Pentagon building in Washington, DC was completed.
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.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Chicago Airport Arrival Transfer, Chicago
  • Average Rating:3.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Varies
From USD
$24.25
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$16.99



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