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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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  • I think cloud Gate is synonymous with the vein it seem like it's in the same area and it's just a nice place to visit  more »
  • Cool to see - I liked the reflections. The park was empty when we went so got some cool pictures. Nice little park overall.  more »
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  • Classic tourist spot but it is truly beautiful and a stunning piece of art. Millennium park is beautifully designed and full of artistic architectural structures. Even apart from all the people getting their photo ops it’s still a great place to enjoy a walk around the park and admire the many many artistic installations. These are functional yet beautifully constructed structures. I love the intentionality of the architecture. There are also tons and tons of events and activities to be enjoyed in this area. Great central location to start adventuring to the remainder of the city. There is also a train station near by (Monroe station) that gives easy access to various parts of the city.
  • Beautiful place! Although I’m not a fan of Chicago busy pace this city fascinated me. Skyline is just unbelievable! To see the bean is a must if you are in the city. Grab a cool photo of you jumping or take a video dancing next to it and show your friends! During Christmas there is also a Christmas tree and an ice rink for attractions!
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