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Reviewed yesterday

Skyline is exceptionally beautiful from the water. The boat tour gave an exceptional view as did the view fro The Adler Planetarium.

Thank Wahoo428
Reviewed 4 days ago

Chicago skyline and architecture in general is amazing to behold. It is a perfect blend of the older more ornate buildings together with the new modern glass look. Walking around downtown was continually awe inspiring.

Thank Lee D
Reviewed 6 days ago

The iconic Chicago Skyline is definitely best viewded from Lake Michigan (looks just like a postcard) but even the ride in from the airport offers a pretty good view

Thank Scott T
Reviewed 6 days ago

I think Chicago might have one of the most photogenic skylines in the world - it's got all the gorgeous buildings, plus so many places to photograph them from. On this trip, I think my favourite was from Navy Pier, but the view from the...More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 1 week ago

It honestly is such a nice skyline My favourite vantage points / ways to look at it were: - From outside the Shedd Aquarium (you get a nice view of lake michigan too) - Walking down the river walk or taking a cruise down the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

After walking and staring up for two visits, I finally took the Architectural boat tour. WOW! Next time the walking tour. It's am amazing city architecturally.

Thank zandeerae
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can appreciate the skyline from just about anywhere in the city, but in particular from the skydeck on the Miracle Mile, or from the highest bleachers of Guaranteed Rate Field were two of my favourite locations. It's very recognisable with many striking features.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Chicago has a great, picturesque skyline with lots of unique architecture. There was a great mix of modern and historic remodeled buildings with lots of character.

Thank legacybuilder
Reviewed 1 week ago

Of course, other major cities have impressive skylight. However, if you have places from which you can observe almost the entire downtown area from above. If you have opportunity, go out onto Lake Michigan to view it at night

Thank 494JohnW
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't usually write reviews about something as basic as a skyline. It's a little like reviewing BurgerKings across the country. However, since I live in Chicago, I want to let visitors know where the best viewpoints are to see our incredible skyline. If you're...More

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Chicago First Lady Architecture Cruise. Wonderful tour!