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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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The Bean makes everyone happy!

This is a master piece by Anish Kapoor that draws tourists and keeps them engrossed for a while. The art installation is all about perspective and you can get some really great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Hoboken, New Jersey
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Hoboken, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

This is a master piece by Anish Kapoor that draws tourists and keeps them engrossed for a while. The art installation is all about perspective and you can get some really great pictures of yourself and what the Bean reflects.

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Hudson, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Very cool sculpture. Iconic Chicago landmark. The whole family enjoyed walking around it/under it and snapping pictures. Spent about 15 minutes there

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed seeing the big Chicago "Bean"! It's a must see to everyone! We took so many cool pictures while we were there! It's located in the park and it's so nice to see such a well kept park right in the middle of downtown Chicago.

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Parkesburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Cloud Gate is a great stop to make in Chicago, it's free and it's pretty cool to see. I enjoyed taking some pictures of my husband and I and seeing all the different reflections from each angle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

This is a must-see destination in Chicago. No only is it a wonderful photo opportunity but is a stellar example of public art. Chicago does it right across the city and in Millennium Park.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

If you are in the area then it is worth the time to see it up close and take a few pictures. Especially on a sunny day or just after a snow fall. It also is close to a wide open space so if you have kids that need to burn off some energy this is a great place and... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

I had read a lot about the bean structure before visiting, but it's so much bigger in real life than I imagined! It's so incredibly unique and fun to walk around, under and through! My wife, my kids and myself were amazed and enthralled by it even though we braved 22 degree weather, and walked 1 mile from our hotel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Get up early to beat the crowds for the perfect photo trust me it's worth it!! This way you are able to have The Bean/ Cloud Gate all to yourself well pretty much apart from the odd early morning runner. If you stand back further enough you wont even get your refection in the photo. The city skyline looks amazing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

This sculpture is definitely worth stopping to see. It is beautiful in its own right, and beyond that it is just fun. You can enjoy various reflections of the skyline, and of yourselves. Walk beneath it to be part of a living kaleidoscope. Great spot for people watching also.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Was really impressed by the views/ illusions you can get looking at it from the different angles, plenty of great photo opportunities - definitely worth including in any itinerary in Chicago

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