Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Chicago

Chicago is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Chicago one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Chicago is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Chicago or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Chicago. Explore the historical monuments of Chicago with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Chicago guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Chicago page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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  1. Michigan Avenue

    #1 of 25 Historical Places in Chicago
    Michigan Avenue

    Tags: Museum, Cafe, Pubs, Restaurant

    Address: Chicago, Illinois, USA

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A major street going north-south, the Michigan Avenue in Chicago can be called as the economic, cultural and social hub of the city. The famous (with shopaholics) Magnificent Mile along with the bustl...Read more

  2. United Center

    #2 of 25 Historical Places in Chicago
    United Center

    Tags: Arena, Stadium, Entertainment, Concert

    Address: 1901 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60612, United States

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    An indoor sports arena, the United Centre is home to the teams of Chicago Bulls (basketball) and the Chicago Blackhawks (hockey). If you are in the city while the arena is hosting a thrilling game, it...Read more

  3. Soldier Field

    #3 of 25 Historical Places in Chicago
    Soldier Field

    Tags: Stadium, Statue, Courtyard

    Address: 1410 Museum Campus Dr, Chicago, IL 60605, United States

    Timings: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm Details

    The Soldier Field is a football stadium in Chicago. Opened in the year 1924, the field is the home field of the Chicago Bears. While in town, do try to catch a captivating game in action. The Soldier ...Read more

  4. Grant Park

    #4 of 25 Historical Places in Chicago
    Grant Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Park, Walking Area

    Address: 337 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601, United States

    Timings: 06:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    Despite having to contend with some popular neighbors like the Millenium Park or the Art Museum, the Grant Park manages to hold it’s own with it’s geometrical French layout, beautiful monu...Read more

  5. Jay Pritzker Pavilion

    #5 of 25 Historical Places in Chicago
    Jay Pritzker Pavilion

    Tags: Entertainment, Amphitheater

    Address: 201 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601, United States

    Timings: 08:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    The Jay Pritzker Pavilion is the highlight of the Millennium Park. A fabulous outdoor amphitheatre in the Chicago, the Pavilion has an incredibly unique design and layout which was designed by archite...Read more

  6. Allstate Arena

    #6 of 25 Historical Places in Chicago
    Allstate Arena

    Tags: Sport, Arena, Entertainment, Performance

    Address: 6920 Mannheim Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018, United States

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details

    Home to the Chicago Wolves, the Allstate Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Chicago. Opened on May 11th 1980, the arena has witnessed many a thrilling sporting events and many exciting and vivacious li...Read more

  7. Rookery Building

    #7 of 25 Historical Places in Chicago
    Rookery Building

    Tags: Landmark, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: 209 S La Salle St, Chicago, IL 60604, United States

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    If you are an architecture or photography buff, you have to see the Rookery Building. It is magnificence personified. A historic landmark in Chicago, the building was designed by famous architectural ...Read more

  8. Graceland Cemetery

    #8 of 25 Historical Places in Chicago
    Graceland Cemetery

    Tags: Cemetery, Architecture , Tomb, Sculpture

    Address: 4001 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60613, United States

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    A beautiful Victorian Era cemetery, the Graceland Cemetery boasts of marvellous architecture and elaborate graves. While visiting the cemetery, make it a pint to check out the following structures: G...Read more

  9. Flamingo

    #9 of 25 Historical Places in Chicago
    Flamingo

    Tags: Sculpture

    Address: 50 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60610, United States

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Flamingo Sculpture is actually a 53 foot long stabile situated in one of the most frequented areas of Chicago. Located in front of Kluczynski Federal Building, this bright sculpture is definitely a cu...Read more

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Top Tours for Historical Places in Chicago

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    Duration: 2 Hrs 30 Mins

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    Duration: 3 Hrs

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