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“Nice during the day, but Awesome at night”
Review of Cloud Gate

Cloud Gate
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$650.00*
and up
Private Guided SUV Tour for up to 4 Guests
Ranked #3 of 657 things to do in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed February 14, 2013

Took a few photos of The Bean, the amphitheatre as well as what my wife called "The Spitting Towers" during the day. Went back at night and The Bean was a whole new experience. Definitely worth going back to Millenium park at night as everything comes to life. The ice skating, the towers, the bean and the skyline are magnificent.

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Reviewed February 12, 2013

It's called The Bean by Chicagoans, but everyone calls it a fun place to visit. Sleek, shiny and touchable, The Bean will capture your imagination and crane your neck looking up from the interior.

Thank Dan M
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Reviewed February 10, 2013

Visited the Cloud on a trip to Chicago around 5 years ago. It's amazing, you spend ages looking up at the reflections of yourself, especially underneath where they repeat. It's typical of Kapoor he has made it look simple but it's anything but....Its truly beautiful especially on a sunny day against the blue sky.
Bit sad to see a local American citizen has rated this as a waste of taxpayers dollars, please remind yourself, these are exhibits that bring in tourists to your city.!!

Thank Ellroy1962
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Reviewed February 10, 2013

Make sure you have your camera so you can take a picture of yourself in the reflective surface! You will have to jockey for position with the other tourists. Haha.

Thank thenobodygirl
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Reviewed February 9, 2013

I am one of those who thinks every city has a place/monument/landmark without visiting which your trip of the city is incomplete. For Chicago this definitely has to be the Cloud Gate or 'The Bean'. It's a beautiful structure that displays the reflection of the city's skyline. Best time to visit will be just before the sunset, so that you get the day view as well as the night view of the skyline.

Thank RohitRB
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