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Cloud Gate

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201 E. Randolph St., Millenium Park, Chicago, IL 60601-6530
+1 312-742-1168
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“the bean” (4,404 reviews)
“millennium park” (1,342 reviews)
“anish kapoor” (141 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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201 E. Randolph St., Millenium Park, Chicago, IL 60601-6530
Downtown / The Loop
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+1 312-742-1168
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"the bean"
in 4,404 reviews
"millennium park"
in 1,342 reviews
"anish kapoor"
in 141 reviews
"take pictures"
in 496 reviews
"different angles"
in 184 reviews
"public art"
in 287 reviews
"chicago skyline"
in 409 reviews
"great pictures"
in 135 reviews
"sunny day"
in 201 reviews
"people watch"
in 171 reviews
"walk around"
in 169 reviews
"visit chicago"
in 152 reviews
"art institute"
in 211 reviews
"michigan avenue"
in 140 reviews
"reflection"
in 1,474 reviews
"reflecting"
in 1,616 reviews
"fun"
in 2,479 reviews
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Reviewed today via mobile

I had wanted to see the bean for a while, so it was a must do on our Chicago trip! The sculpture itself is impressive, against the backdrop of downtown Chicago. Definitely walk underneath and take a look up - very cool!

Thank RebeccaMinn
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Reviewed today via mobile

Great photo opportunity. It is crowded but we were able to get the pics we wanted. This is one of the free things to do in Chicago.

Thank FoodiefmKY
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Reviewed today via mobile

If you have never seen this you should. It's just cool. Take a picture from father away and then try to find yourself.

Thank John P
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A must see just to get fun photos. What an amazing sculpture! I love interacting with art and this is an easy way. Great for kids and adult kids.

Thank Sarah L
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Reviewed yesterday

The Anish Kapoor piece (known as "the bean" is one of my favorite works of public art that I've seen. It's reflective surface distorts in a wonderfully way the city that surrounds it. Definitely check it out if you are in Chicago.

Thank ModernMichael
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Seen pictures but you have to visit to appreciate it. So simple but so complicated. Very crowded or would have stayed for hours.

Thank Traveler177640
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Reviewed yesterday

Had to stop by after hearing so much about "The Bean". Not disappointed. So many ways to look at it and the reflections were great. Nice element of the park.

Thank Laurie V
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice structure, but so much people! Don't expect to take a photo and no one else will be on it. There are other nice things around it as well.

Thank shantalle21
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cloud gate is a must see attraction. And in the area you can also find other cool attractions. The summer is specially good and crowded but still nice to be there.

Thank MylleOking
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We loved this thing...the ‘bean’. :) So cool underneath it. There were tons of people there in the middle of the day but was very interesting to see!

Thank Kelly 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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Alejandra E
April 11, 2018|
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Response from J G | Reviewed this property |
We went really early on a weekday like 7ish and there were only 3 people there
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jamica90
January 7, 2018|
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Response from Loukra | Reviewed this property |
There is a large parking garage under Millennium Park that would be most convenient. If you park at the north end, closer to Randolph, you'll come out of the garage closer to the Bean. I always use Spot Hero for prepaid... More
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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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