City of Chicago is the third largest in the U.S. after New York and Los Angeles, and the fourth largest in North America. The population of this megalopolis known as the “windy city” because of regular winds, there are towns around 2,830,144 people. Together with the number of people who live in the suburbs and forming urban agglomeration of Chicago, the number of inhabitants reaches about 9,464,886 people.
Manifold in every city lies in the northern U.S. state of Illinois. Chicago is located on the west shore of Lake Michigan, just at the mouth of the Chicago River.
The history of Chicago began in 1833 in place of Fort Dearborn in 1803. Today in the ethnically charged in this megalopolis modern urban Irish, Germans, Italians and Poles. This megalopolis is considered the second number of the Polish population in the world after the capital of Poland – Warsaw.
Among the main tourist attractions in Chicago are beautiful gardens and pavilions, the Aquarium and Planetarium, Art Gallery, Buckingham Fountain, the Museum campus, which every year visited by millions of people around the world. Consideration of every museum is required for tours of the city, although it may take an entire day.
Chicago Willis Tower
In Chicago downtown towering skyscrapers- first set for Willis Tower – the tallest building in the U.S., which until 2009 was known as the Sears Tower. Chicago Skyline is considered one of the most beautiful in the world. The central zone is divided into a southern, which is the financial center of Chicago, and north, where they are located mainly housing, shops and restaurants.
Chicago Lake Michigan
Chicago downtown is a great place to work and walk- here is the beautiful shore of Lake Michigan, which together form the heart of downtown Chicago. Walk during the day and night in the city center is an exciting experience that will allow you to enjoy the many skyscrapers, glittering shops, luxury hotels and restaurants.
The coast of Michigan and are great beaches, pretty nice parks and ports. Posh neighborhoods of Chicago are also here. Lake shores offer many pleasant walks to biking, inline skates or simply walk. Weekends located here golf and football, and Lincoln Park Zoo, overflow of people.
Natural History Museum
You should visit the Natural History Museum of Chicago , which is also located on the shores of Michigan.
Here you can see the iconic Buckingham Fountain, located on the hotel where Al Capone lived-biggest gangster in Chicago in minalich 20 century.
Behind the hotel is Michigan Avenue, which is shopping street – quite long, starting from the other side of the lake from Detroit, and came to Chicago. All brands are represented on this street that can take hours until the tour and to shop.
John Hancock Building
Here is John Hancock, the third tallest building in Chicago. We can not say that Chicago is the place of death of American basketball team Chicago Bulls , who competes in the National Basketball Association of America – NBA. The team was founded in 1966, and the name had to emphasize his strength and power and is connected with the tradition of the Chicago meat processing.
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