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“Cool views of the skyline” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cloud Gate

Cloud Gate
201 E. Randolph St., between Michigan Ave & Columbus Ave, Millenium Park, Chicago, IL 60602
312.742.1168
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Tastes of Chicago Walking Tour: Chicago-Style...
Ranked #2 of 307 Attractions in Chicago
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Highland Park, Illinois
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“Cool views of the skyline”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

My favorite part of this installation is the reflection of the Michigan Avenue skyline in the top of the sculpture. With the sun and clouds in the right spot it is really beautiful.

If you're looking for it and asking for directions, we Chicagoans call it "the bean," much to the dismay of the artist.

Visited October 2012
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tempe, az
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“Chicago Landmark”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

This is called "the bean" by the locals. Very unusual sculpture. It's so much fun to take pictures and look at yourself in the reflection. If you are downtown Chicago, you MUST visit this!

Visited August 2012
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Austin, TX
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“A great piece of art”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

The beautifully polished bean is fun to see up close and from all over the park. Some great photo ops.

Visited November 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Photo time! Snap.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Great sculpture and park, a must see for tourists and great photo opportunity spot. Take your time here and soak up the atmosphere. Kids love it!

Visited August 2012
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Folsom, California
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“Fun place to visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

The bean the bean. You must visit the bean which in Chicago. It was silly to lay on the ground to take pictures of ourselves and to take pictures of the buildings reflections.

Visited November 2012
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