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Cloud Gate, Chicago

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Have your picture taken with Cloud Gate, Chicago’s iconic bean-shaped sculpture. Located at Millennium Park in the heart of the city, the sculpture is made of 168 stainless-steel plates welded together, offering a seamless reflection of the looming Chicago skyline. Walk the circumference of the sculpture to admire the interplay of light and reflection as the city background moves with you. Plan to visit Cloud Gate and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Chicago attractions using our Chicago day trip planning site .
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  • Go to the bean and Millennium fountain. Only 1 in 10 is speaking English. It is so refreshing. World class architecture surrounds you. So easy to walk to you hotel.  more »
  • The Bean is iconic. And it lives up to it's reputation. The views, angles, and photographic opportunities presented are a lot of fun to explore. Don't miss standing directly under it!  more »
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  • Very cool experience! I just so happen to be visiting during the Chicago Jazz Festival, and this made it that much more worth it! Such a nice atmosphere, food, music and vibe! The cool pictures you can take with the Cloud Gate are admirable as well! Don't question, just visit! Do it!
  • It's a cool bean, except it can get very, VERY hot near the bean. Also check out other art in Millennium Park. There are all kinds of neat things nearby. You can just gaze at it for ever and it is so interactive which is funny because it does move or do anything but sit there.
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