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Address: 201 E. Randolph St., between Michigan Ave & Columbus Ave, Millenium Park, Chicago, IL 60601-6530
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COOL "BEAN"

I enjoyed going under The Bean and taking silly photos. I've lived in Chicago (Yes, in the actually City of Chicago) my whole life but it took me awhile to actually come see The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Julie E
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Chicago
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34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I enjoyed going under The Bean and taking silly photos. I've lived in Chicago (Yes, in the actually City of Chicago) my whole life but it took me awhile to actually come see The Bean. The whole lakefront, Navy Pier and the Parks are absolutely beautiful.

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Thank Julie E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very popular place - lots of people at all time But you must see The Chicago Bean - an impressive bean-like silver structure

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Thank Nata L
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I am a local and I love The Bean--I stop by any time I am in that area of Michigan Avenue. It's a beautiful sculpture that brings out wonder and fun in everyone who comes to see it. It's GREAT for photo opportunities--both of the Chicago street scape and for selfies, as it's really fun to play with the reflections... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Cloud Gate by Anish Kapoor is a fabulous artwork. Shaped like a bean it is usually referred to as 'The Bean' and must be the most interactive sculpture in the world. It was hard to get near to it without many other people present as it is so popular and such fun. Made of mirrored stainless steel it is highly... More 

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Thank evie20162016
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23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Go and take a lot of fun pictures, enjoy the Cloud Gate (bean) and hace fun. Try many angles if you need to.

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Thank Kenji R
San Jose, Costa Rica
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

When you see it, you'll know why every one wants a picture of it: So shiny! Even covered in snow, it's a cool piece of art. Pretty impressive

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Thank Anaxtina
New Concord, Ohio
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped here while travelling through Chicago. It is seriously so much fun! We took a million pictures and had just as much fun watching other people do the same.

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Thank Lorie R
Pune, India
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114 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everybody would visit this place just for click to have a memory of visiting the Chicago city. Very famous giant bean. amazing structure.

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Thank Chetan1087
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33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

More affectionately called the beam byany, it's a very touristy attraction that's sure to entertain young ones and many adults. It's near a number of parks. Worth the stop.

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Thank Sarah Z
Chicago, Illinois
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656 reviews
488 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 813 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must see when in Chicago, it is a picturesque back drop for any photo enthusiast. Although it is frequently crowded, one can still find a sweet spot for their own photo shoot.

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Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
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