Urban Chicago: Walking Along the Iconic Historic Sites and Stunning Skyline

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2 miles
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Duration 1h 30m - 2h
Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
All audio tours and tickets can be downloaded to your device anytime

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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Discover historic waterfront and bustling downtown of the Windy City with your own in-app audio tour
  • Learn fun and shocking stories from the history of Chicago while enjoying the iconic views
  • Get to know why the Chicago River turns green and becomes a race track for rubber ducks
  • See the first steel and glass skyscraper and the forefather of modern hi-tech style in architecture
  • Sense the past of the city undergone through the Great Fire and the Great Depression with dignity
Explore the great multicultural city with its outstanding architecture and picturesque riverfront at your own pace with this in-app audio tour. During this tour, you will discover different aspects of Chicago: its unique architecture with beautiful skyscrapers and bridges, rich history, and cultural characteristics. You'll start your tour at Michigan Avenue Bridge – the most well-known moveable bridge in Chicago, and one of the few double-deckers in the city. Then, while listening to incredible facts about groundbreaking events in Chicago, you'll walk to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial with its waterfall and a beautiful sculpture. On our way to Chicago Cultural Center, you will see the most remarkable buildings in Chicago. Take a selfie in Marina City – a complex of two cylindrical towers, known locally as the "corn cobs" due to their unique shape. Merchandise Mart will amaze you with its Art Deco architecture that reflects the optimism of the 1920s. Then, stop by the impressive Reliance Building securing the city's rich history. Finally, marvel at the largest Tiffany-stained glass dome in the world at the Chicago Cultural Center. This tour is all about architectural details, fascinating stories, and the heritage of one of the finest cities of America.

What's included

  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Recommendations on interesting places and fun events to visit
  • Earphones – you should bring your own
  • Tickets to attractions on your way – you can visit them on your own
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Michigan Avenue Bridge
Michigan Avenue, 333
Chicago Cultural Center
E Washington St, 78
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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