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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 #3 of 305 Attractions in Chicago
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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“loved it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

I couldn't keep away....this was probably the best piece of street sculpture I have ever seen....the reflections of the buildings and peole and sky, skaters .....truly wonderful....every day was different dependant on the sky colours etc...truly inspiring to have in the city....every city should have one in just the right place...as this is.....couldn't keep away.....starbuck opposite for a coffee...then sit and contemplate....thats the life...

Visited January 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Simply beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

I love the poetic simplicity of Anish Kapoor's sculpture and you can't beat the reflected skyline views.

Visited January 2013
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“A must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Do your homework and learn about the artist and his intentions in creating this work. Try to visit it at different times of day or weather, because the reflections will be completely different.

Visited September 2012
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Nifty”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Cool piece of public art. Well worth a visit and an iPhone photo of yourself in the highly reflective surface. Thronged by tourists and covered in fingerprints, but great in all weather.

Visited January 2013
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Lake Zurich, Illinois
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“Perfect Picture Spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

The Bean in Chicago was one the coolest attractions that I have been to. It is in a perfect location of Millennium Park and is close to great restaurants and shops. I loved being able to point my camera at The Bean and take a reflection photo of my family. It`s free to see The Bean, but the nearest parking garage does charge. Other than that, i would definitely go!

Visited August 2012
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