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201 E. Randolph St., Millenium Park, Chicago, IL 60601-6530
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Reviewed today

The cloud gate in Millennium park is a unique work of art.. It a must see attraction during your visit in Chicago.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank garyjoseph801
Reviewed today

Tourist attraction for sure but it is very cool to stand underneath the sculpture and see your reflection.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank foodsk1
Reviewed today

I so enjoyed walking around and under "The Bean" as many people call this. I got some interesting pictures pointing up from under the sculpture. The pictures looked artistic to me, producing many facets.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank yellowbirdVermont
Reviewed yesterday

We happened to be walking by so we walked over. As an essential must see? Nope. Chicago has so much to offer and this would not be on my recommended must see for anyone. But, if you are nearby - then sure swing on over...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ejj1965
Reviewed yesterday

The Cloud Gate or The Bean sculpture is a magnificent work of art that captures the mind in both scale and location. The city centric location of Cloud Gate gives it a magical reflective quality that would be lost if placed outside of a dense...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Rubicon_Johnny
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

More amazing in person than you may expect. I’ve seen many pictures but being there was better. And of course we took ou

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank sunngrrl
Reviewed 2 days ago

Such a simple concept that is just beautiful. It reflects not just the people near it, but the sky above and that skyscrapers across the street. Definitely not to be missed!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank LoriGrg
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took photos at dusk & the mirrored effect was beautiful. Lots of people around but you could wait for the crowd to thin out a bit and get some really nice photos.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Y1005PVrobertar
Reviewed 2 days ago

A must see, of course, but a visit here must be accompanied by a short walk to Crown Fountain. During the warmer months, watching the diversity of children playing in the water is like watching the 'melting pot' in real time.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Steve W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Cloud Gate located in Millennium park is easily the most famous free thing to see and explore in Chicago, its a fun thing to wander around and underneath to get different views, always busy.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Melody D
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Response from veer2808 | Reviewed this property |
Cool - thanks for the suggestion, will check it out!
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Response from jenthetravelhacker | Reviewed this property |
We go several times a year and the crowd varies with the day of week as well as the weather. if you go on a weekday (not during summer or holidays) you will probably find the crowds much more manageable any time of the day... More
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kelly a
7 January 2018|
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Response from Loukra | Reviewed this property |
There is a large parking garage under Millennium Park that would be most convenient. If you park at the north end, closer to Randolph, you'll come out of the garage closer to the Bean. I always use Spot Hero for prepaid... More
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