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201 E. Randolph St. Millenium Park, Chicago, IL 60601-6530
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Chicago Architecture River Cruise

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Get views of Chicago’s most famous buildings, as well as insider info from an expert guide, on this architecture-focused cruise. See all the most important buildings on one tour, a hard-to-accomplish task on foot. View the skyline from the Chicago River while listening to live commentary. Snap photos of the Willis (Sears) Tower, Old Post Office, 360 Chicago Observation Deck, Wrigley Building, and more.
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Giavonni B wrote a review Oct 15
7 contributions1 helpful vote
It was nice to finally see the bean in person. It was different with COVID going on because it's fenced off so you can't touch it. You'll still get some good pictures so no worries. It was still crowded with people.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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TheHoovers wrote a review Oct 3
146 contributions4 helpful votes
We didn’t get to get up close to the bean as it is gated off due to Coronavirus, but I almost like it better this way! We got to take pictures without having tons of other people next to it! Glad I finally got to say I’ve been here to see it!
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Date of experience: September 2020
Grace A wrote a review Sep 2020
Milwaukee, Wisconsin32 contributions16 helpful votes
Took a trip to the city during Christmas time and obviously had to stop for a picture. Beautiful location with nice views of skyline and lake. Close proximity to the art institute, field museum, aquarium, and planetarium. This is a must do photo op if you are in Chicago!
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Date of experience: December 2019
Raymond wrote a review Sep 2020
Los Angeles, California603 contributions89 helpful votes
A trip to Chicago’s not complete if you don’t get to see and have a photo taken at the Cloud Gate or aka “the Bean”
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Taylor B wrote a review Sep 2020
Chicago, Illinois6,500 contributions5,249 helpful votes
Next to Navy Pier, now closed to the public because of COVID-19, Cloud Gate, commonly nicknamed "The Bean" because of its shape, is the second largest tourist attraction in Chicago. And the biggest subject for conversation. And the most popular photo op. Located at 201 E. Randolph Street, on top of Park Grill, between Chase Promenade and McCormick Tribune Plaza and Ice Rink, it is a public sculpture by Indian-born British artist Sir Anish Kapoor and the centerpiece of AT&T Plaza in Millennium Park. Constructed between 2004 and 2006, it is made up of168 stainless steel plates welded together. Its highly polished exterior has no visible seams. It measures 33 by 66 by 42 feet and weighs 110 tons. What makes it such a fun experience for visitors is they can walk around and under its 12-foot high arch and view multiple reflections of themselves and the city's skyline in a distorted and warped fashion. Artistically, 3/4 of the sculpture's external surface reflects the sky and the name refers to it acting as a type of gate that helps bridge the space between the sky and the viewer. On rainy days, for example, the reflections are different than on sunny, cloudless days. It brings back memories of the House of Mirrors at Riverview Amusement Park. But in a much more modern atmosphere.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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