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“Cloud Gate or Shiny Bean ?”
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 680 things to do in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed March 17, 2014

Big shiny metal bean-shaped sculpture---remarkable, but why?
See yourself reflected and knock on the side.

Thank Harold F
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Reviewed March 17, 2014

We told our 9-year old niece that we were going to see "The Bean". She was skeptical, but really enjoyed it once she got there. It's impressive to see the reflections of people and skyline, even on a blustery, grey Chicago day. The skating rink nearby was full, with a long line to participate, but watching was a pleasant alternative.

Thank Mary H
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Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

it is the most popular place in Chicago,please find a spot in advance to take funny pictures. The space underneath is really interesting.

Thank Yuhang_He
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Reviewed March 16, 2014

Some attractions aren't worth the time and effort it takes to see them... "The Bean" isn't one of them! Everyone who sees it is totally mesmerized, even on a snowy and cloudy day. You can easily spend half an hour just staring at it, and when you're finished you have Grant Park and the Art Institute just steps away. Definitely part of a perfect Chicago day!

Thank KatintheHat2013
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Reviewed March 15, 2014

Cloud gate aka the bean is a staple of Chicago. It is right on Michigan Ave. There are a lot of coffee shops to choose from across the street. Everyone needs a picture at the bean!

Thank Anne C
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