Top 6 Places to Visit in Chicago
From vibrant art scenes to world’s famous museums, from excellent shopping alternatives to world’s best foods, from significant cultural events to breathtaking architecture and landscapes, Chicago can offer you an amazing experience. Either you travel for pleasure, or you are on a business trip in the “Windy City” as it is often called.
If you plan a trip to the Windy City, you will feel the American energy and excitement in a city full of surprises.
As the options are endless for tourists, if you are in a rush and you don’t want to miss some of the most important city attractions, here are the best 15 places to visit in Chicago.
#1 Millennium Park
Located in downtown Chicago, Millennium Park concentrates the entire energy of the city. If you want to discover a piece of America’s history, listen to some good live music or enjoy a delicious meal, then you should not miss Millennium Park. Bordered by Monroe Street to the South, Columbus Drive to the east, Randolph Street to the North and Michigan Avenue to the West, the 24,5-acre park offers you some of the most amazing pieces of architecture in the world. Jay Pritzker Pavilion offers a great experience for live performance lovers; the Cloud Gate offers a fantastic view since it is inspired by liquid mercury, the Crown Fountain is the tourist’s favorite attraction during summer as well as the Lurie Garden.
#2 Art Institute of Chicago
Going south from the Millennium Park,
A visit to the Windy City is not complete without a stop at the Art Institute of Chicago, the home of America’s most valuable collections of impressionist and post-impressionist paintings.
The museum cares an impressive collection of paintings, sculptures, photography, decorative arts, architectural drawings, more than 300,000 works of art from all over the world.
The building itself is a piece of art, designed in the Beaux –arts style by Shepley, Rutan, and Coolidge especially for the World Columbian Exposition in 1893.
Explore a piece of art history through the most spectacular and interactive exhibitions.
#3 John Hancock Center
Sophisticated, elegant, impressive, John Hancock Center, the incredible 100-storey supertall skyscraper is an iconic piece of architecture and a milestone for Chicago’s business life. Enjoy the beauty of the Windy City from the 94th-floor observatory – 360 Chicago.
#4 Adler Planetarium
The first planetarium of the United States offers its visitors unforgettable experiences through amazing virtual-reality space trips.
Unleash your inner astronaut and explore the unknown and discover the Universe; take a journey around the moon, uncover the mysteries of the Solar System and explore the great astronomical artifacts.
#5 Brookfield Zoo
In a wonderful landscape, Chicago’s Zoological Park houses around 450 species of animals – almost 2,500 animals – from all over the world. Is internationally known for its conservation efforts and for its natural barriers meant to enrich animal’s welfare.
Plan your visit and make sure you don’t miss the exotic expositions.
#6 Navy Pier
With fabulous gardens, parks, shops, restaurant, concert venues and other entertainment areas, Navy Pier is one of Chicago’s biggest tourist attractions. In was first opened in 1916 as a recreation space for the public.
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