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Willis Tower - Skydeck Chicago

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Address: 233 S. Wacker Drive, Entrance on Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60606 (Formerly Sears Tower)
Phone Number: +1 312-875-9447
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

No trip to Chicago is complete without a visit to the top of the...

No trip to Chicago is complete without a visit to the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and The Ledge at Skydeck Chicago! Treat yourself to a "one stop Chicago" experience on your journey to the 103rd floor. Enjoy 360-degree views spanning up to 50 miles and 4 states and our most spectacular view - 1,353 feet straight down! "Dare to Stand Out" on The Ledge - glass balconies extending 4.3 Feet outside the building provide a thrilling, once in a lifetime experience!

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nice experience with some fun scary moment

as we visited many high towers we r not excited but when we try the skydeck we were scared a little bit to enter after entering we were thrilled to see the ground.we can take a... read more

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Nellore, India
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15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

as we visited many high towers we r not excited but when we try the skydeck we were scared a little bit to enter after entering we were thrilled to see the ground.we can take a plastic mould of the tower for a$ and change

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went in the evening, and what and amazing view of the city we were treated to. Stepping into the glass box to get the full effect is something I didn't think I'd be able to do but I did.

Thank Dean M
Garland, Texas
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49 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First off, let me just say that having a City Pass is the only way to go. Tfast pass line was a real life saver. The regular line was horrible and it probably saved us Atleast an hour or two wait. The elevator ride was really really really crazy. They stuff so many people in!!! Thankfully we were the last... More 

Thank TabathaInDallasTX
Cape Breton Island, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a CityPass so we were lucky to have "VIP" treatment - there were still lots of lines, and lots of waiting. Once you get through all of the lines and get to the top of the tower, you'll find that there is little to do other than take in the views, and that that can be sometimes difficult... More 

Thank Sarah N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

On a clear day it's well worth the trip up to the top. See for miles across Chicago and the lake. Stand on the glass floor and feel mortal for a while!

Thank Leigh H
Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great Views...but...try the Hancock tower...it's much better...We arrived around 4:30 pm waited for 5 minutes to get into elevator to go down only to wait in another line to get tickets...that line 35 minutes. Ok got tickets only to see yet another line to wait in for 15 minutes to see movie-which was another 15 minutes. Ok Movie was good-they... More 

Thank Bestange1040
Mankato, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sears Tower may have been renamed to Willis, but it will always resonate with me at Sears. 108 stories is a long way up, but don't let that stop you from seeing the view. One of the best options if you are planning to visit a lot of Chicago sites is to get the Citypass. It will save you approximately... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They warned us before we went up that it was cloudy and we wouldn't be able to see anything. But we didn't have time to go the next day. So we went up without waiting in a line. When we got up we spent tons of time on the glass floor and at one point the clouds broke and we... More 

Thank Joshua C
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Waited ages in the line and paid $19,50 to get to the Skydeck. Though the view is amazing and it's definitely a must-see in Chicago, I think the price is too high for what you get back - just a view and a little bit of time to shoot pictures on the glass floor.

Thank Angela T
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not only is there such a wonderful of Chicago and beyond, my boyfriend now fiance proposed to me on one of the ledges. The professional photographer captured every moment. Furthermore, the attendants gave us vouchers so we can have digital copies of our photos. Totally worth it! Very romantic especially during sunset!

Thank BananaEggPie

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