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The Magnificent Mile, Chicago

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An upscale shopping district, The Magnificent Mile, lives up to its name with a selection of high-end stores, luxurious restaurants, and hotels covering multiple blocks downtown. Several of the tallest buildings in the world sit in this district like the John Hancock Center and the Trump International Hotel and Tower, which offer stunning views of the city's architecture and lakefront. The area also features iconic landmarks such as the Historic Water Tower, one of the longest-standing structures in the city, which was built in 1869 and was one of the few surviving buildings after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Watch a show at the theater, marvel at the museums, or explore the abundant and various boutiques and stores. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to The Magnificent Mile by using our Chicago sightseeing planner .
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  • Basically a big mall of all the biggest and exclusive stores. If you are big into shopping it is heaven, if not just a nice place to walk and people watch.  more »
  • Our first visit to Chicago Magnificent Mile is like Park Ave and Rodeo Drive with high end shops and restaurants  more »
  • If you live in a major city, you've already got 90 percent of these stores in your area--Gap, Nordstrom, Forever 21, H&M etc. Maybe in the 60s and 70s when Marshall Field was only in Chicago, the Mile...  more »
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