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Buckingham Fountain
Ranked #45 of 652 things to do in Chicago
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Owner description: Chicago's landmark is considered one of America's finest fountains due to its Beaux-Arts-style landscape design, finely wrought bronze sculpture and innovative use of technology.
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Breathing taking site! The history behind the fountain, the amount of water that is involved. Beautiful place for pictures. Should be seen during the day and at night. Be sure not to miss when the center explodes. (for lack of a better word)

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Pugsey
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

A must see if you have the time. It is a architectural marvel. I have never seen a fountain like that and will probably never will again.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

The top of the hour is when to see Buckingham Fountain. There are many art installations scattered about the parks surrounding the fountain. It is worth taking the time to explore.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Huge, beautiful fountain that you really cannot miss if you are anywhere in the vicinity. Make sure to see this if you love art and architecture and parks.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

It wasn't the season for the fountain to be operating (it was still cold).

But it was still an impressive area to visit. The giant lions standing guard, close to the fountain, were impressive as also the open space around.

Date of experience: April 2018
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