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“A Different View”
Review of Cloud Gate

Cloud Gate
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$650.00*
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Private Guided SUV Tour for up to 4 Guests
Ranked #3 of 648 things to do in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Seattle, Washington
Level 6 Contributor
106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“A Different View”
Reviewed January 2, 2012

An amazingly fun creation. As an artist, I could see so much potential for it with varying seasons and weather. You can have so much fun taking pictures at different angles and all. Really enjoyed spending time out at it. You will have to deal with a lot of folks out there, depending when you go, but it really is worth it. It gives you an interesting perspective on the city.

Visited December 2011
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Northbrook, Illinois
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“AKA Jelly bean”
Reviewed January 1, 2012

This iconic sculpture is something that anyone can enjoy. It's really quite something seeing the entire skyline on the exterior and then going underneath the bean to see yourself reflected many times over. A must-see for anyone in the downtown area.

Visited October 2011
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southern US
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“Beautiful in any season and any light.”
Reviewed January 1, 2012

A visit to Chicago is not complete without seeing this sculpture reflect the ever-changing skyline and clouds.

Visited December 2011
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Don't forget your camera...free & around great other attractions”
Reviewed January 1, 2012

You can take hundreds of fun pictures all around the cloud (we also call the bean). You get different perspectives day and night and can sometimes get the best Chicago skyline picture off of its reflection.

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Kankakee, Illinois
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“This thing is indescribably cool”
Reviewed January 1, 2012

You can get really mesmerized for a good long time looking at the reflection of yourself, people, and the city in this deceptively simple contemporary sculpture.

Visited July 2011
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