Things To Do And Eye Catching Places In Chicago

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While travelling, everyone looks for the fun things to do. Among the many tourist attractions in Chicago (which is a famous city of Illinois), there are few that are a must for all those visiting the city. So, if you are about to take off for Chicago this is your best travel guide.

Willis Tower

Willis Tower

Willis Tower

First and the foremost place that you need to visit is the “Willis Tower”. This skyscraper is the tallest one of the Western hemisphere. It has been included in the ‘Seven Wonders of Chicago’.  Formerly called Sears Tower, this tower offers a 360-degree panoramic view. You can view the four states from a height of 1,353 feet. Get to the top of this tower and witness the marvelous view of the beautiful city.

Baha’i House of Worship

Baha’i House of Worship

Baha’i House of Worship

This temple is the largest and oldest that exists. There are only seven temples all around the world and this one is the only one present in North America. It is situated at the shore of Lake Michigan. Not only is its location and scenery worth seeing but also the architecture and design of it walls is what adds to the beauty of this temple. And if this is not enough then what will definitely attract you are the beautiful gardens and fountains around the structure of this temple.

The Shedd Aquarium

The Shedd Aquarium

The Shedd Aquarium

Lake Michigan has yet another beautiful tourist spot that attracts all ages. This aquarium is home to the underwater world.  Visit to get up close and personal with the life underwater. This aquarium houses around 32,500 animals and 80 different habitats. Not only this, your children can also enjoy in the joyous polar play area.

The Navy Peir

The Navy Peir

The Navy Peir

This 50-acre wonderland is a complete entertainment package for the whole family!  The main attractions include a 15-story Ferris wheel, shopping, eating, IMAX Theater to get the ultimate movie experience and thrill riding than you could possibly fit into a day. However this is not open throughout the year so do check if it is open when you have to visit.

Millennium Park

Millennium Park

Millennium Park

The next place on your list should be this huge park in the city with an ice skating ring, an amphitheater for outdoor concerts and to air outdoor movies. It has large display of art to the public.  The cloud gate is one of the main attractions of the park. It is also known as “the bean” is a highly polished steel sculpture, which makes it a very amusing piece of art.  Jay Pritzker Pavilion holds performing arts events. Curve plates of stainless steel frame its stage. Get mesmerized by visiting this lovely and artistic park.

Other than these you should also visit places like Adler planetarium, the Chicago theatre. The city is has various museums like Smith museum of stained glass, Chicago children’s museum and many more. So, if you are an admirer of art and historic items, you will definitely love these.

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