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, particularly the northern part which has a lively atmosphere and even nice beaches.
Random Chicago Highlights
Navy Pier, Chicago
The Navy Pier was built in 1916 as a recreational and shipping facility. It is now a popular entertainment center, home to many attractions including a large ferris wheel and IMAX theatre.
Wrigley Building, Chicago
The Wrigley building was the first of a series of landmarks constructed at the southern end of the Magnificent Mile. It was built as the headquarters of the Wrigley company, the manufacturer of chewing gum.
Millennium Park, Chicago
Chicago's modern Millennium Park is one of the coolest city park's you'll ever see. It features an outdoor concert venue as well as a modern fountain, a large sculpture and several gardens.
Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago
Lincoln Park Zoo, founded in 1968, is the oldest free public zoo in the US. You'll find hundreds of animal species including polar bears, giraffes, bears, lions and gorillas.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Small-Group Chicago Food Tour: Wicker Park and Bucktown, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$49.99
Chicago Prohibition Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$44.99



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