Dive into “Chicago’s Artsy Cultural Landmarks – Walking Tour,” a vibrant exploration of the city’s iconic artistic and architectural gems. Start at the Chicago Cultural Center, home to the world’s largest Tiffany stained-glass dome. Stroll through Millennium Park to admire “The Bean,” Gehry’s Pritzker Pavilion, and Plensa’s Crown Fountain. Experience the grandeur of the Palmer House Hilton lobby, a palace of French-inspired elegance. Marvel at Calder’s unique sculpture in the Mies Van der Rohe Federal Plaza, a modernist masterpiece. Discover the Tiffany mosaic murals in the Marquette Building, celebrating Jacques Marquette’s adventures. Conclude with Picasso’s mysterious sculpture at Daley Plaza, an artwork that invites endless interpretation. This tour is your gateway to the heart of Chicago’s cultural and artistic splendor.

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  • Begin at Chicago's vibrant Cultural Center.
  • Wander through Millennium Park, the city's urban heart.
  • Marvel at the 16m Flamingo sculpture's artistry.


  • Professional local tour guide services

Route & Duration

2 hours
  • 1

    Chicago Cultural Center

    Visit and explore the cultural heart of the downtown Loop neighborhood and one of the most popular attractions in Chicago. Gaze at the world’s largest Tiffany stained-glass dome and enjoy the beauty of beauty of arts and culture.

  • 2

    Millennium Park

    Enjoy a green and artsy park in Chicago which is a popular spot for locals and visitors. Here you can observe the Pritzker Pavilion, created by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry, Cloud Gate, nicknamed“The Bean" by Chicagoans, and The Crown Fountain, designed by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa.

  • 3

    Palmer House Hilton lobby

    You will visit the historic hotel known for its firsts in the city of Chicago - the first hotel with elevators and guest rooms with electric light bulbs and phones. The lobby gives you the feeling of visiting a palace due to French-inspired decor with impressive paintings and golden candelabras designed by Tiffany & Co.

  • 4

    Mies Van der Rohe Federal Plaza & Calder sculpture

    In the Mies Van der Rohe Federal Plaza lies a modern and uniqe sculpture of the famous sculptor Alexander Calder. You can walk underneath and around it and try to guess what animal inspired this work of art.

  • 5

    Marquette Building (Tiffany lobby)

    Chagall (Four Seasons). Visit the Lobby of the Marquette Building, a historic landmark decorated by the Tiffany studio. Here you will be engaged into the impressive mosaic mural depicting important scenes from the life of French explorer Jacques Marquette.

  • 6

    The Picasso/Daley Plaza

    At the Daley Plaza, you will see a controversial nameless sculpture by the famous Pablo Picasso. The meaning of this artpiece was never revealed by the author, so you'll get a chance to guess or make theories about it yourself.

Meeting Point

The main entrance of "Chicago Cultural Center" (78 E Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602, United States) See Map

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.