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Cloud Gate

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201 E. Randolph St., Millenium Park, Chicago, IL 60601-6530
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“the bean” (3,739 reviews)
“millennium park” (1,161 reviews)
“beans” (1,278 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
201 E. Randolph St., Millenium Park, Chicago, IL 60601-6530
Downtown / The Loop
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Reviewed yesterday

I walked up for my normal shot of "the bean" and 100 people are grouped in front of it taking a group shot. How fun.

Thank BrentMaudlin1
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A must see on a trip to Chicago! Pretty crowded but still amazing to see!! Make sure to walk through as it changes the view!

Thank kmjsanders
Reviewed yesterday

This is my favorite photo subject when I'm in Chicago. Go at various times in the day to see the differences - day, night, sun, rain, snow - all great photo ops!

Thank Lizzy205
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cloud gate is good for the hype. It is a huge aluminum bean in the middle of the city. It is nice for pictures and to take a stroll in the park. It has a great view of the city line. It also has a...More

Thank twilliams15
Reviewed yesterday

We went very early morning on a Sunday and there were already lots of people. If you are in the area, this is definitely a must. I thought it was a simple sculpture but very interesting and we had tons of fun taking pictures and...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice place to go. you dont feel lonely if you are single as lot of crowd there and lot of other things apart from cloud gate nearby like art theater and kids fun park.

Thank Vinod D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love this piece of art. Great spot for a selfie in the reflection. Surrounding park land was perfectly clean, don't miss it when in Chicago ❤️😜

1  Thank Nicole G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were here on a sunny day early in the morning and loved the light, the photo ops and the bean as such. It is great how the sculpture changes depending on your viewpoint - it is difficult to describe, go and see it!

Thank Sabine S
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can't go to Chicago and not visit Cloud Gate or as most people know it..."The Bean". I sculpture where you can get fantastic and memorable pictures. Millenium Park has other attractions. This was one of our "hop off" stops on the Big Bus Tour

1  Thank MaryleeJam
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is great to take photos....but we didn't spend much more time. Walk the bridge and check out Maggie Daley park though!

Thank 547mistym
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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June 15, 2017|
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Response from Jayme T | Reviewed this property |
Art Institute of Chicago is just across Millennium Park
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.
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