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Cloud Gate

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201 E. Randolph St., Millenium Park, Chicago, IL 60601-6530
312-742-1168
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the bean” (3,777 reviews)
“millennium park” (1,178 reviews)
“beans” (1,288 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
201 E. Randolph St., Millenium Park, Chicago, IL 60601-6530
Downtown / The Loop
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Extremely busy though U can take nice pictures and spend fun time, limited food options , available public restrooms

Thank Panda84s
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fun to do. Crowded when trying to take pictures. Lots of families. Must do for Chicago visit. Inside Millennium Park. You can also sit & enjoy a picnic nearby. Great for summertime fun. Across the street from Tavern on the Park restaurant.

Thank TravelPrincess14
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We wanted to avoid crowds so we waited until after 8pm, getting there just before sunset which worked out well because we got some decent pictures without crowds of people in front of the sculpture.

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have never seen anything like this before. The reflections coming from the chrome bean is pretty cool. You have to take pictures from all distances and angles, then look at your pictures and find where your reflection is.

Thank lews2
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved the bean..!! It was such fun.. picture spot totally..!!! Loved clicking all the crazy pics..!! There are two water fountains across the park and don't forget to dive in them during summer.. such a relief after a long downtown walk..!!

Thank prduddu
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you're in the area it's worth stopping by this statue if only to see the hordes of tourists photographing it. There are nice tables and benches around the part to sit and take it all in.

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 2 days ago

The way it reflects the city skyline is truly magnificent. If you are into taking pictures the opportunities are endless depending on your skill level. You'll need to be patient because it attracts tons of people, so take your time to enjoy the sculpture and...More

Thank PTYTraveler007
Reviewed 2 days ago

I am from Chicago, so I've been here many times. It's a cool mirror-like sculpture near Wrigley Square in the Park. It's fun to see, especially on a summer day when the sun reflects off of it. There are events going on around Millennium Park...More

Thank valerier746
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great for people watching and enjoying some downtime in the city. The bean is fascinating and beautiful with wonderful reflections of the city skyline.

Thank SLCNKH
Reviewed 3 days ago

Part of the downtown experience is visiting Millennium park and the 'Cloud' See yourself and the skyline in the reflection. Well worth the time.

Thank Thomas S
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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
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593owen
June 15, 2017|
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Response from Jayme T | Reviewed this property |
Art Institute of Chicago is just across Millennium Park
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pyoung884
April 29, 2017|
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Response from Kathy I | Reviewed this property |
There is card you can purchase that allows you to visit many attractions in the city for one price. They have hop on hop bus tours around the city.
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Hebermos
November 10, 2016|
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Response from JP2431 | Reviewed this property |
Parking is always difficult and expensive in Chicago. Most lots accept credit cards and if you park on the street, more than likely you will have to pay as well at a machine, that also accepts credit cards. Best bet is to... More
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