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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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I loved it!! EVen though I expected it to be a little less scratched lol The pictures turned out great. Loved the place an the view surrounding it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Kharkiv, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I loved it!! EVen though I expected it to be a little less scratched lol The pictures turned out great. Loved the place an the view surrounding it.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Finally checked off seeing the famous Chicago BEAN aka Cloud Gate sculpture at Millenium Park.. pretty COOL!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We visit the cloud gate after we visit the Art institute. There is a bridge which connects the part and the museum. There are a lot of people gathering there and taking the photos. It is not easy to find a space to take the photo. I will recommend to visit this place earlier to find a good spot to... More 

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Belmont, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Fun place to take pics while exploring the city. Lots of other things to see near here as well. Certainly worth the stop.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Get a fun picture with the bean! You have to be a bit pushy especially in the summer when there are so many people there but it's totally worth it!

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The bean was one of the first things I wanted to see!! Having been to Chicago 2 previous times and never having been to the Bean, I felt like I was missing out on Chicago culture! Really cool looking and great for pictures. Not much to do there otherwise, but really cool and artistic.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Definitely something you have to see yourself to believe. It is fun trying to find yourself in the reflective surface. Don't forget to go under the bean and see yourself reflected at all angles!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My family and I were drawn to the Cloud Gate - it's a beautiful creation and so much fun to look at how the light and colors reflect. There are great photo opportunities for you all around the park and the Maggie Daley children's park is just a short walk away (another must see). Hope you enjoy this outside meeting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The bean is definitely a cool sculpture - but the place is oozing with tourists during the day. The bean does look very nice during a bright sunny day, but I would also recommend going at night when the crowds have cleared. Good photo op and the city looks beautiful reflected!

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Springboro, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Good place to see and people watch while the kids are enjoying making faces and taking pictures from weird angles.

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Address: 201 E. Randolph St., between Michigan Ave & Columbus Ave, Millenium Park, Chicago, IL 60602
Phone Number: 312.742.1168
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Downtown / The Loop
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.