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Address: 201 E. Randolph St., between Michigan Ave & Columbus Ave, Millenium Park, Chicago, IL 60601-6530
Phone Number: +1 312-742-1168
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Pretty Cool

Really cool to visit this attraction. We went at a really busy time (3 or 4 pm on a weekday). Would recommend going at a less busy time for better pictures (people are reflected... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Lisa C
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London, Canada
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London, Canada
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24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really cool to visit this attraction. We went at a really busy time (3 or 4 pm on a weekday). Would recommend going at a less busy time for better pictures (people are reflected in all my pictures).

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Thank Lisa C
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The miror view inside the bean is very confusing haha. We had so much fun just walkimg around this strange statue. You must see it.

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Pearland, Texas
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35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The best bean of all the beans - LoL. Come early if you want the Bean for yourself as it gets crowded. We came in around 730a for a morning walk from our hotel (Kimpton) and by 8am, everyone's there :))). It's also great to come back at night.

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Cologne, Germany
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I travelled to Chicago last week. It was just amazing! We had some snow, which looked great on "The Bean". We visited the Millenium park during the week, so it wasn't that overfilled with people. People there, people here, people everywhere. So in the end I can simply say that I can highly recommend this awesome neatless sculpture. Go there,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spectacular metal sculpture sure to fire children's and adult's imagination. Near Michigan Avenue, restaurants and spectacular architecture.

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The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've seen a lot of Kapoor's work and this is a weak one. I was expecting it to be more engaging. Worth five minutes of your time but nothing more.

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Nashville
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145 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Worth the visit to see so much here. Love the "Bean" and all around. Beautiful Christmas Tree there at the moment.

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Madianh, Saudi Arabai
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the cloud gate "the bean" is located in a one of the most beautiful places in the city of Chicago where you can see the impressive architecture and see the metropolitan city at its best.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I happened to be walking through Millenium Park at the right time to watch the sunrise reflected in this giant silver bean. Wonderful! And don't miss the perspective at the end, too.

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Hacienda Heights, California
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

not sure why but all the tourist visiting the Cloud/Bean were happy, taking pictures, looking at their own reflections. Honestly, I know it is a tourist place but go, nothing like it. The ice skating nearby is cool too in winter

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Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
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