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6 Mar 2018
“Best tour EVER - You do not want to miss this”
23 Feb 2017
“Highly recommended”
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77 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-744-8000
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Reviewed 18 November 2011

The insta greeter program at the Visitor Information Center is terrific. We were walk ins on a day when there was live music. Our greeter first took us on a tour of this exceptonal building and then out into the loop for a short informative...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Wow, this was the best tour ever. Our guide, Richard, was so friendly and knowledgeable about every thing Chicago. He asked all the right questions in order to take us to all the places we would enjoy and told us about the history all along...More

Thank Francedm
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The tour was the perfect introduction to Chicago - my greeter was lovely and very well-informed. I learnt things from her that even my Chicago friends didn't know. Thank you!

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Thank Elisabeth W
Reviewed 21 February 2017

One of the best value for money events I have ever been to - as it was free and you CANNOT tip the guides. Unreal. John was our guide and our 1 hr trip lasted almost 2 as it was a quiet day and it...More

Thank Cannuckvisitor
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The InstaGreeters are fantastic. It's only an hour-long, you get to see a free (no gratuities, no catch) tour, or walk rather, of the loop in Chicago. The guides are well-informed and have a lot to say about their city. You get to see the...More

Thank Vincent S
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Our guide, Jack, was very friendly and extremely knowlegable. Had a pleasure taking a stroll around Chicago with him. He showed us many historically and architecturally interesting places, many of which we wouldn't have otherwise known about. He also made some excellent recommendations and filled...More

Thank jrr5891
Reviewed 5 December 2016

My wife and I were recently in Chicago for the weekend. While looking for things too do I came across the Instragreeter tour and thought we'd give it a try. We arrived at the Cultural Center and checked in with the clerk on the desk....More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I was lucky enough to have a 1:1 tour with Mary Anne Ciesla, as nobody else has signed up for the same time slot. Mary Anne was so lovely! I had a lovely hour! She showed me around some of the early and grand buildings...More

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Thank Rosie P
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We're not sure where or how we heard about this, but are so glad we did. We signed up for a noon tour on a Friday at about 10:30 a.m. As it turned out, we were the only two signed up for the tour, so...More

Thank Leslie C
Reviewed 26 March 2016

I had a most enjoyable afternoon on my tour, I arrived just in time as a tour with 2 people was commencing so I tagged along. Our guide whose name I have forgotten was really awesome, she walked us through the cultural centre , down...More

Thank tsvarakadenga
Reviewed 30 October 2015

this is a MUST DO if u r visiting chicago ....... be at the cultural centre & hope that jim is ur assigned guide ........ u will only want to hear & learn more about this city !!

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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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