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
Buckingham Fountain, Chicago
The Buckingham Fountain is one of Chicago's best known sights, and rightly so. It is a beautiful fountain, especially at night when it is illuminated with constantly changing colors.
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.
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.
Marina City, Chicago
Marina City consists of two identical cylindrical towers, located near the Chicago river. It is a complex conceived as a city in a city, offering recreation facilities, banks, theater, etc.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Skydeck Chicago Admission, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$19.49
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$15.99
Kids Bicycle Tour, Chicago
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$37.00
Chicago South Side Tour with Optional River Cruise , Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$29.00



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