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
Chinatown, Chicago
Chicago's Chinatown, a neighborhood south of the 'Loop', emerged at the end of the 19th century when immigrants who had first settled on the west coast moved to the Midwest.
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.
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.
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
The art institute of Chicago - both a school and a museum - is housed in a grand Beaux-Arts building which opened just in time for the 1893 Columbian Exhibition. A modern extension was added in 2009.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Chicago City Sights Helicopter Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 30 minutes
From USD
$198.99
Small-Group Chicago Food Tour: Wicker Park and Bucktown, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$50.00
Chicago by Night Helicopter Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 30 minutes
From USD
$198.99



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