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Welcome to Chicago
As the third largest city in the United States, Chicago is a bustling city with plenty of charming green spaces, modern art displays and Michelin-starred restaurants.
The city’s economy is a driven by manufacturing, printing, publishing, insurance, transportation, financial services and food processing.
The Loop is the Central Business District of Chicago and also the second largest commercial business region in the United States where you’ll also find plenty upscale 5-star dining, shops, theaters, parks and the 108-story Willis Tower - the second tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.
There’s plenty of interesting attractions including the city’s iconic Cloud Gate sculpture in popular Millennium Park while Grant Park is home to the impressive rococo-style Buckingham Fountain and the renowned Art Institute of Chicago which hosts annual events like The Taste of Chicago and Lollapalooza.
A lesser known fact is that there are many lovely beaches in Chicago with North Avenue Beach offering beautiful views of Lake Michigan and city views. Chicago’s cuisine has a heavy Italian influence and the city’s must try dish is its iconic Deep-Dish Pizza. Some other city favorites are the fresh Italian Beef Sandwiches, succulent slow-cooked barbecue as well as amazing 5-star molecular gastronomy which you can enjoy with a glass of the city’s famous Malört.