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Buckingham Fountain

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About this place
One of the largest fountains in the world, it runs from 8am - 10:45pm daily, from April to October, depending on weather. On May 26, 1927, the Fountain officially opened and was designed by Edward H. Bennett to represent Lake Michigan with 4 sea horses to symbolize the 4 states that border the lake.
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Jared
Jared
December 15, 2019
Fantastic views of the city and the lake! Great people watching too.
Almedia
Almedia
December 10, 2019
Beautiful site near Lake Michigan on lake shore drive water taxi available during summer months
Shomari
Shomari
August 10, 2019
Historic Staple of Chicago!
Cosmin
Cosmin
April 22, 2020
Be sure to stop by after seeing the Bean. It’s a short 10 min walk away!
Estela
Estela
November 11, 2019
one of the largest in the world it’s really nice take a picture at night there
Erica
Erica
January 17, 2020
The famous Buckingham Fountain. It's beautiful in the winter months
Raqaq
Raqaq
February 27, 2020
Great place to go take pictures with the family!

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Location
301 South Columbus Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
Phone+1 312-742-7529