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Address: 201 E. Randolph St., Millenium Park, Chicago, IL 60601-6530
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This is located in Millennium Park just off of Michigan Street. Everyone gets a big kick out of their reflections. Lots of selfies and pictures. Hate to be the one that has to... read more

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is located in Millennium Park just off of Michigan Street. Everyone gets a big kick out of their reflections. Lots of selfies and pictures. Hate to be the one that has to polish this beast.

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Really cool bean shaped reflective sculpture. Great to take pictures with the family. The Millennium Park by it is really cool too with outdoor concerts and kids play area and lots of climbing walls at the Maggie Daley Park. And the River Walk is just a couple of blocks away too.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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Must see this place, its very surreal and is a great work of art. Easy to get to, but quite busy with people taking photos. You don't need to stay long just cross it off your to do list.

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Must visit place for people of all ages... amazing views around it, natural as well as man made... One of a kind monument and very popular...

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
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One of the many pleasures on a nice day in Chicago is walking about the town. The people are friendly and the streets well marked. The cloud gate with the Bean are something to see. So unique and so cool to see the reflection of everyone smiling.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
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This is one of the few landmarks which you can't miss while in Chicago. Near the entrance of the Millennium Park, very interesting to see the reflection of the city as well as yourself on the bean.

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Vernon Hills, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You can call it Cloudgate but it's The Bean. Our family really likes visiting the Park and stopping by Bean when we're downtown. It's a must see Public sculpture. The crowds can be huge on nice days so prepare yourself for lots of people in your photos, etc. The reflection from the Bean changes based on weather and time of... More 

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Marion, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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What a unique sculpture! I didn't know you could walk underneath it! It's quite the optical illusion inside. It's busy and crowded, but go with it and enjoy the art!

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For folks who like selfies,this is the ultimate experience. It's a really cool shaped piece of art to start with. But, the mirrored exterior just makes it an experience unlike any other. I was warned that it's so crowded you can't really get good pictures here but that's not the case. We got great shots on the outside of the... More 

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Lakeland,Florida
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Cloud Gate, or "The Bean" has become an iconic Chicago landmark. It reminds me of the Federal Convex mirrors that used to hang above the mantels in fine homes of the 1700's and 1800's. Beautiful not only for its simplicity of shape, its size, its amazing reflection of the Chicago skyline, but also for the antics it inspires in visitors... More 

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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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