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“Amazing work of art!”

Buckingham Fountain
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US$108.66*
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Ranked #53 of 683 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 1 August 2014

It saddens me this fountain is so often and solely associated with the tv show "Married with Children." Its truly a beautiful work of art deserving of a higher class association. We marveled at this site for well over an hour. On a clear day, you can take some excellent pictures. I'd recommend setting some time aside and paying a visit.

Thank Dave R
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

We walked to the fountain from Millennium Park. The fountain is beautiful. A lot of great photo ops. We could not stay long enough to see it at night.

There are a lot of little benches, a view of the Lake Michigan and a little coffee shop with patio seating.

Thank MadhuDRoy
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

After seeing this fountain in "Married With Children" for years, I was impressed seeing it in person. It is much more beautiful than I previously thought, and monstrous!

Thank Jennifer T
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Reviewed 29 July 2014

After Millenium park, we walked to Grand Park and saw this fountain. It's quite big. It looks like most fountain in Europe. We didn't stay for long, just took some pictures. It was cloudy that day and the wind came from the lake Michigan, brrr....

Thank Solodam J
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Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

Visit this large I mean very large fountain either before or after your visit to the art institute. A very short walk between the two and well worth it to see this attraction.

Thank breazer24
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