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
Prairie Avenue Historic District, Chicago
The area known as the Prairie Avenue Historic District was once “the” place to live in Chicago, home to some of the city's richest inhabitants. A number of their grand residences survived demolition.
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.
Oak Street Beach, Chicago
Oak Street Beach is one of more than 20 beaches along Chicago's lakefront. The beach - artificially created in 1890 - is located near the fashionable Gold Coast neighborhood.
Grant Park, Chicago
Grant Park is Chicago's most central park, located between Michigan avenue and Lake Michigan. The main attraction in Grant Park is the Buckingham Fountain, built in 1927.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Chicago Airport Arrival Transfer, Chicago
  • Average Rating:3.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Varies
From USD
$24.25
Chicago Blues City Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:3.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$30.00
Chicago Pizza and Beer Tour, Chicago
  • Duration: 3.5 hours
From USD
$79.99
Cupcake Walking Tour in Chicago, Chicago
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$50.00



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