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6 Awesome Places to Visit in Chicago

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Chicago boasts a variety of interesting and exciting places that should be visited. Whether this is your first time visiting Chicago or you have visited numerous times and never took the time to visit these places, you owe it to yourself to take the time.

Best Things to Do in Chicago | U.S.News Travel

Ranking of the top 14 things to do in Chicago. Travelers favorites include #1 Millennium Park, #2 Grant Park & Buckingham Fountain and more.

The Art Institute of Chicago

This world class museum houses hundreds of thousand pieces of artwork. Different types of art media are located in this impressive museum, including architectural drawings, textiles, sculptures, paintings, photography, prints and decorative art. The art housed here spans centuries and includes Impressionist and post-Impressionist paintings. Paintings by Monet, Seurat’s “A Sunday Afternoon on La Grand Jatte” and Renoir’s “Acrobats at the Cirque Fernando” along with many more exciting pieces of art can be enjoyed there.

The art institute’s main building was designed by Coolidge, Rutan and Shepley, and was built during 1893. Over the years, several buildings have been added, resulting in a complex that now measures over 400,000 square feet.

Millennium Park

Located in the downtown Chicago area, Millennium Park features an outdoor concert venue, Lurie Garden, the Cloud Gate sculpture on the AT&T Plaza, Jay Pritzker Pavilion and the interactive Crown Fountain. Numerous activities can be found in this family-friendly area including concerts, tours, and exhibitions, ice skating and other family activities.

Michigan Avenue

Michigan Avenue is absolutely gorgeous. In fact, Michigan Avenue is part of the city’s Magnificient Mile that features a plethora of luxury shops, boutiques and galleries. Here, you will find the Wrigley Buiding, the John Hancock Center and the Tribune Tower. Staying nearby the centre of Chicago can be made easy with Triporia – a new hotel finding website.

Navy Pier

Originally opened as a shipping facility and amusement area, Navy Pier has become of one of Chicago’s most popular attractions. Navy Pier features 50 acres of gardens, parks, concert venues, shops, restaurants and other attractions. You can enjoy views of this area on the 150 foot Ferris wheel and ride a historic Carousel at Navy Pier Park. If you want to enjoy the theater, the are offers the Chicago Shakespeare Theater as well as a 3D IMAX Theater. Crystal Gardens is a one-acre indoor botanical garden that is six stories tall. The Navy Pier offers activities throughout the year, including the Chicago Festival in August. The Chicago Children’s Museum is open year round for your enjoyment. Finally, the pier offers many sightseeing tours. Cruise ships leave the area numerous times a day.

Wrigley Field

Wrigley Field was built in 1914 and is the home of the Chicago Cubs. This stadium is the second oldest ballpark in the Major League and seats 39,000 people.

Museum of Science and Industry

The Museum of Science and Industry was founded in 1933 and is one of the most impressive museums in the greater Chicago area. This museum is dedicated to applying the natural laws in conjunction with technological and industrial development. Many consider this museum to be the first “hands-on” museum in the country. Hundreds of exhibits are located there. The museum invites visitors to interact with many of the exhibits. There are both permanent as well as changing exhibits at the Museum of Science and Industry. It also features an OMNIMAX theater for its visitors to enjoy.

35 Things to do in Chicago | Top Attractions Travel Guide

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The mystery of the secret room, built by Gustave Eiffel

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Gustave Eiffel room is almost 300 meters high and is small and furnished in a simple style so dear to scientists, notes independent.co.uk.

Eiffel Tower – Facts & Summary – HISTORY.com

When Gustave Eiffel’s company built Paris’ most recognizable monument for the 1889 World’s Fair, many regarded the massive iron structure with skepticism. Today, the Eiffel Tower, which continues to serve an important role in television and …

Obviously, after-constructed tower, Eiffel was flooded by applications from wealthy Paris, willing to pay a fortune to spend a night in a single room.

Eiffel declined them all, preferring to keep the camera as a personal space for reflection and observation. He still had more guests, including Thomas Edison.

The venerable Iron Lady of France has reached 125 years last month. We are talking about the famous Eiffel Tower, built by visionary engineer Gustave Eiffel for the Universal Exhibition in Paris in 1889. Although blasphemed at that time or construction giant metal became, over time, the symbol of Paris and the city’s main tourist attraction.

Eiffel Tower Going Green With Two New Wind Turbines …

The City of Light‘s green makeover touched the iconic Eiffel Tower last week as it ramped up two onsite wind turbines. These turbines are installed inside the tower’s metal scaffolding on the second level, and are painted in the …

Opened in 1889 Universal Exhibition, the Eiffel Tower would have to be demolished 20 years later. He resisted and because of the strategic and scientific value, the tower is installed the first radio transmission antennas.

Metal frame ,, disgusting, “as was thought at the time, has become a symbol not only national but also one of the main attractions of the world.

In the 125 years since its inauguration, the Eiffel Tower, 324 meters high, was visited by 250 million people. Today, seven million tourists are attracted each year to the famous tower.

‘Eiffel tower’ appears on sun’s surface

Eiffel tower‘ appears on sun’s surface. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory recently captured some stunning images of a single plume of plasma, many times taller than the diameter of the Earth, rising and twisting around. At times, the plume resembles

Gustave Eiffel - Visites privées

On connaît Gustave Eiffel pour sa Dame de fer mais ce que l'on sait moins, c'est qu'il était aussi un incroyable concepteur de ponts. Il a jeté les bases de sa ...

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