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Cloud Gate

201 E. Randolph St., Millenium Park, Chicago, IL 60601-6530
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“the bean” (3,835 reviews)
“millennium park” (1,198 reviews)
“beans” (1,307 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
201 E. Randolph St., Millenium Park, Chicago, IL 60601-6530
Downtown / The Loop
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Reviewed today

Should be part of a public sculpture tour, but while very cool, there are much better sculptures to view in Chicago--all of Laredo Taft, the Calder, the Picasso etc.

Thank KathleenA57
Reviewed yesterday

Tons of people taking pictures and just enjoying the structure. No matter young or old we all had a good time experiencing the "bean".

Thank JEM02882
Reviewed yesterday

If you go to see this try and make it nice and early so there are less people in your pictures....we went at 7.30 am.

Thank mutchw
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I'd say it was ok?. Not much in to modern art. Can't give it the appreciation it likely deserves? I would not go out of my way to see it in the cold again. Sorry just not my thing. 3 out of 5 on my...More

Thank MadeInDubai
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've been to the Bean before and while it is always a fun picture I never understood everyone's obsession with it... until I came at night! At night it doubles the skyline lights and is magical! We sat on the park benches and people watched...More

Thank Raegan K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Even though I visited by a heavy raining day it was still interesting to see. From far it was blending with the sky and buildings, it was almost invisible. Really worth the detour. Will definitely return by a sunny day.

Thank SM_020817
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is a great spot to contemplate the piece of art and the reflection of the city! We had so much fun taking pictures! A must stop in Chicago!

Thank 491aar_nc
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

In Chicago when you are walking between the streets art is everywhere but Anish Kapoor with this monumental artwork gives a flashy look to the city. It is not only an artwork but a tradenark of the city as well.. you can call it either...More

Thank nilay_sen
Reviewed 2 days ago

If there is any one place that shows you were in Chicago it is the Cloud Gate and Millennium Park. Snap a couple photos and all your friends and family will know where you were without saying a word. Sunset or late afternoon is a...More

Thank Jeffrey A
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a great place! Chicago was amazing and the Cloud Gate was truly amazing! We haven't been to big cities very often and to go to a place this big was a little nerve wrecking but what a great experience!

Thank kjw04
Downtown / The Loop
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
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16 June 2017|
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Response from Jayme T | Reviewed this property |
Art Institute of Chicago is just across Millennium Park
30 April 2017|
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Response from Kathy I | Reviewed this property |
There is card you can purchase that allows you to visit many attractions in the city for one price. They have hop on hop bus tours around the city.
11 November 2016|
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Response from JP2431 | Reviewed this property |
Parking is always difficult and expensive in Chicago. Most lots accept credit cards and if you park on the street, more than likely you will have to pay as well at a machine, that also accepts credit cards. Best bet is to... More