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Address: 201 E. Randolph St., between Michigan Ave & Columbus Ave, Millenium Park, Chicago, IL 60602
Phone Number: 312.742.1168
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You Have to Go Check Out the Bean.

Great place to go hang out for a bit. Take a few awesome pictures. And see an iconic piece of art in the midst of Chicago. Cool on a sunny day, but awesome in the snow!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Ventura, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Great place to go hang out for a bit. Take a few awesome pictures. And see an iconic piece of art in the midst of Chicago. Cool on a sunny day, but awesome in the snow!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

It's beautiful and you can get some really cool photos with the reflections. Can be quite crowded though.

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We loved the "Bean" - cool piece of art with gorgeous city background. What a photogenic place! A must-see. Plus it is close to other cool sites - we loved the fountain with faces!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Very unusual sculpture. Fun to watch people watching themselves and taking pictures of themselves. The park is also a relaxing respite from the city, especially on a nice day. Lots of tables if you want to bring a lunch.

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Chalmers, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This is a great way to lose a couple of hours in Chicago. Located in Millennium Park a very short walk from the Art Institute of Chicago. This artistic Chicago icon is worthy of a visit. We loved the "bean" shaped mirrored sculpture. It is an amazing place to take pictures. The city skyline actually shows up in your pictures... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Who doesn't like a huge park with sculptures and gardens? The Cloud Gate aka "the Bean" is a large shiny sculpture shaped like a kidney bean and is a popular place to take photos and hang out. You can walk into the inside of the bean or view it from the outside. The Bean is wheelchair and stroller accessible and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We walked to cloud gate - as it is a must see on the Chicago tourist list! It is definitely worth the stop. We got a lot of fun photos and it is a very cool piece of art.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Make sure you go see the beam because it is spectacular! I took so many different picture and it always look amazing. It's a very special sculpture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This sculpture give a unique view of people and places and yourself. It is a MUST see and is in a free park with other interactive sculptures and natural beauty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

What an amazing structure, the reflections are mesmerizing, and what a beautiful park, May must be one of the most wonderful times in the year to visit this Sculpture, plus there are so many more wonderful things to see right in Millennium park. Go See it, take lots of photos.

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Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.