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Millennium Park

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Address: 201 East Randolph Street, Between Michigan Avenue & Columbus Avenue, Chicago, IL 60601
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+1 312-742-2963
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06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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Three square blocks of open lakefront complete with a Ferris Wheel, outdoor...

Three square blocks of open lakefront complete with a Ferris Wheel, outdoor music pavillion and ice skating rink; expected to become one of the city's most popular sites.

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Selfies selfies and more Selfies!

Seriously, it's a park with a giant metal bean! I have to admit I did find it pretty cool. Yes I got sucked into the touristy act of pictures and selfies ducking on occasion to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Surprise, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Seriously, it's a park with a giant metal bean! I have to admit I did find it pretty cool. Yes I got sucked into the touristy act of pictures and selfies ducking on occasion to avoid a flogging by fellow tourists wielding iPhones at the end of telescopic sticks. All in fun, if you've never been, it's a must activity.

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Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is one of the touristy places in Chicago. It is very close to the museum and a lot of eating places.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I live here and visit Millennium Park quite often with my family or by myself it where you can just walk around and n'joy the sites or people watch a different experience all the time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have been to Chicago several times and never made it to he bean, so made sure I did this trip. Great free experience to see.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A nice park to visit. It offers a good variety such as close to the water front, monuments and a great theater stage.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a nice open area with several things to do in the middle of downtown Chicago. Definitely visit Cloud Gate better known at the Bean! Very cool! If the weather is nice out, visit the park, rent a bike and enjoy the lakeshore!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

No visit to Chicago would be complete without going through Millineum Park and visiting The Bean. We happened to be in Chicago on an unusual warm winter weekend. Everything looked spectacular, including the park and Bean!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our first stop on our trip to Chicago The park was nice and the bean was really cool to walk under on an unseasonably warm day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Frank Gehry structure is worth a look and there's a massive outdoor creation to take selfies with. It's fun & free, close to Loop public transport

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful warm Feb day and the park was filled with lots of people, families. Some people were ice skating. Lots of photo opps.

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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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