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Address: 201 E. Randolph St., between Michigan Ave & Columbus Ave, Millenium Park, Chicago, IL 60601-6530
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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.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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The Netherlands
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160 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday 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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Thank Michael P
Madianh, Saudi Arabai
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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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Thank koko_waki
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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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Thank Meggle1
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 yesterday 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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Thank earthman88
Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This has quickly become one of the main tourist stops in Chicago. It's surrounded by such a lovely park and Amphitheatre just steps away from the Chicago Art Institute. Be sure to stop by and take your picture reflected in Cloud Gate, also known as "The Bean", in Chicago.

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Thank JoanRoams
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Must visit the "bean" (cloudgate) sculpture while in Chicago. It gives the skyline a reflective mirror to show off its architectural grandure. Peer into the soul of the city through this magical gigantic piece of art. Walk underneath and peer up at your own face smiling as you take a selfie of yourself exploring the rest of millennium park and... More 

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Thank Eileen R
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Must tourists come to the "bean".... is how we call it in Chicago.... and take pictures of the skyline and themselves here.... Explore around the park If you come during the summer Enjoy the fountains... if you have kids they will loooveee it... bring extra clothes....they can get under the water and will have lots of fun... Or enjoy some... More 

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Thank memochciago
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

been here a few times and it's always special when you go with different people. read up on the history (fairly new) and info nice panoramic pictures especially in summer spring and fall. walking all around and taking advantage everything else around is worth it

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's ok. Don't really get what the fascination is with it. We stood and took the picture of our reflection and then left lol

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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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