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Buckingham Fountain
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Owner description: Chicago's landmark is considered one of America's finest fountains due to its Beaux-Arts-style landscape design, finely wrought bronze sculpture and innovative use of technology.
Reviewed December 4, 2013

This is still an awesome place even after living in Chicago for 20 years. I took my wife here for the first time and she enjoyed it.

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Reviewed December 4, 2013

The Buckingham Fountain is located in Grant Park not too far from the Cloud in Millennium Park. Make sure you see it as its one of the largest in the world as per the site. It’s huge and truly remarkable to see how big and beautifully it was designed. After every few minutes it was spiting the main water very up in the sky.

You see a lot of people enjoying the fountain, some people joking around the area and then there are the pro photographers. Make sure take a breather and sink it all in as see how the family and children are enjoying the site.

On a separate note there are washrooms in the surrounds of the fountain.

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Reviewed November 30, 2013

Truly amazing! I stumbled upon this masterpiece just after I ran the Chicago marathon! I wish I wouldn't have been so delirious after running to truly appreciate. I definitely want to go back.

Thank wiesmant
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Reviewed November 24, 2013

I think it is a great experience but not in winter times. So, if you are travelling from nov thru march, don't loose your time going because nobody is there and there's no water at all.

1  Thank Pablonso
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Reviewed November 11, 2013

Fall made the trees in the area surrounding the fountain gorgeous this time of year, but the water was off so we didn't get to see all it's glory. The location isn't far from Cloud Gate and there's a great view of the city, Navy Pier and the lake. Large area all around the fountain and plenty else to see if you walk north a little.

Thank HanKelly
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