Some cities are known with the beautiful parks they have. And there is no doubt that Chicago is one of them. The Millennium Park is one of the places in Chicago that will make you feel you are in the middle of the nature with its huge green part while offering you a wide range of attractions to choose from, in different parts of the park.
However, different than most of the parks in the world, the Millennium Park has got many different sections inside and that turns the place into a gathering area. In addition, the famous Cloud Gate is located in a part of the park and this is one of the reasons why huge crowds are always present in the Millennium Park. McCormick Tribune Ice Skating Rink, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, and the Exelon Pavilions are only some of the famous areas and buildings located in Millennium Park.
Since there are a large number of events being held in parts of Millennium Park, you will probably have the chance to enjoy a different show while you are in Chicago if you ever make your mind to visit there. The official website of the Millennium Park has got all the information you may need if you would like to enjoy a different show or attraction there.
If you have finished with sightseeing in Chicago, now is the best time to discover the most famous street of the city. The Magnificent Mile, usually referred as the Mag Mile, is the street that is filled with the restaurants, high end stores and stylish cafes. It is one of the places that contributes to Chicago’s unique beauty and elegance.
Mag Mile is actually a part of the Michigan Avenue. It also serves as a passing section between Chicago’s Loop Business District and Gold Coast. If you would like to see some skyscrapers, usually associated with the American architecture, you cannot go to a better place in Chicago. Some of the most famous of these, such as Trump International Hotel and Tower and John Hancock Center are located nearby the Mag Mile.
The street is filled with the stores of some of the most luxurious and well-known brands’ stores. They are located side by side and create a perfect harmony with their ultra-stylish windows, while making you feel you are on a set of a Hollywood movie. In addition, some of the most famous restaurants in Chicago are located on the street and you can feast yourself on some of the most delicious bites from not only American but also world cuisine.
Chicago is one of the cities in the world that is home to so many art pieces that are located on its streets. Not only Anish Kapoor’s Cloud Gate, but also a sculpture by Picasso must also be in your must see list when you are spending time in this beautiful city.
The sculpture, which is located in front of the Daley Plaza has got an interesting story. Although Pablo Picasso has never made art work upon request, he accepted the architect Richard Bennett’s, who has asked Picasso for a piece of art for the Daley Project by writing a poem to him. It is stated that Picasso was offered 100.000 dollars after he has completed the sculpture, but never accepted the money.
Although Picasso never made a statement about what the sculpture represents, there are speculations about the art work may have been inspired by the French artist Sylvette David, of whom Picasso has made many portraits of.
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