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Tourist Places to Visit in Chicago, USA

Often known as the ‘windy city’, Chicago lies on the shore of Lake Michigan. This city is famous for its skyscrapers, art and architecture, cultural attractions and extensive shopping opportunities. The third most populous city of America, Chicago is the tourist hub. It has a number of museums that describe the history of this city. Chicago makes for a wonderful holiday destination. Its vibrant culture and happening city life is favored by many. Here is an overview of some of the places to visit in Chicago.

Field Museum of Natural History

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Field Museum of Natural History:

This museum was found in 1893 and as a biological and anthropological museum. It features around 20 million artifacts from geology, botany, zoology and anthropology. The world’s largest Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton is a must see.

Millennium Park

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Millennium Park:

This amazing park is a one of the favorite spots for localities as well as tourists. The main attractions of this park are Jay Pritzker Pavilion, the interactive Crown Fountain, Lurie Garden and the Cloud Gate sculpture on the AT&T Plaza.

Navy Pier

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Navy Pier:

This 3000 foot long pier is situated of the shores of Lake Michigan. It features shops, eateries, an IMAX cinema, Children’s Museum, Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows and a flock of sightseeing boat tours.

Magnificent Mile Chicago

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Magnificent Mile:

Magnificent Mile is supposed to be one the best shopping districts in the world.It even provides access to a number of tourist attractions in the city like the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Wrigley Building and the Chicago Water Tower.

Shedd Aquarium

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Shedd Aquarium:

Shedd Aquarium is home to more than 1,500 species of sea creatures, including 32,500 fish as well as a large number of birds, insects and amphibians. The Oceanarium is the most famous exhibit. It features beluga whales and dolphins.

Art Institute of Chicago

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Art Institute of Chicago:

This world class museum displays around 30,000 artifacts from every era. It exhibits painting, prints, photography, sculpture, decorative arts, textiles, architectural drawings and more.

Museum of Science and Industry

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Museum of Science and Industry:

Devoted to the application of natural laws in technological and industrial development, this museum is one of the best museums in Chicago. Along with many exhibits, this museum even features OMNIMAX Theater.

Willis Tower Skydeck

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Willis Tower Skydeck:

This 1,454 feet high tower is second-tallest building in the America. There is an observation area on the 103rd floor called the Skydeck. It features ‘the Ledge’, a glass box with a glass floor that extends out of the building and gives an amazing view of the city.

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