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360 Chicago Observation Deck (formerly John Hancock Observatory) Admission
"With your admission to the 360 Chicago (John Hancock Observatory) step off Michigan Avenue and into a high-powered elevator that will take you on an exhilarating ride to the 94th floor at a speed of 20.5 mph (33 kph). The observatory provides unbeatable views of Chicago at all times of the day: Go in the morning or aft go at sunset for a romantic moment or go at night when the city becomes a sea of twinkling lights.More than just the tip of a tall building the 360 Chicago (John Hancock Observatory) offers several activities to complement the pretty view. Explore Chicago through the best technologies such as interactive screens that allow you to zoom in and out of famous locations across the city and test y head to the observatory’s Architect's Corner where you can take a break with an Italian coffees
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360 Chicago Observation Deck (formerly John Hancock Observatory) Admission with Prosecco
"Hand in your ticket when you arrive at the centrally located 360 Chicago (John Hancock Observatory) and receive a voucher for your half-bottle of Italian Prosecco. Step into an elevator that will whisk you up to the 94th floor at a speed of 20.5 mph (33 kph). At the Architect's Corner present your voucher to receive your Prosecco and two glasses. Take your time drinking your bubbly while admiring 360-degree views of Chicago from the floor-to-ceiling windows. Appreciate the majesty of the buildings all around you in the daytime and delight in a sea of glittering city lights at night. See Chicago landmarks including the expansive Lake Michigan; the vibrant Magnificent Mile with its many shops and bars; Navy Pier the city's most-visited tourist attraction; and another famous Chicago skyscraper Willis (Sears) Tower. Make sure to check out the 80 foot-long (24 meter) wall with murals depicting Chicago's colorful past and have a souvenir photo taken in which you appear as a 360 Chicago (John Hancock Observatory) window washer. After you finish your Prosecco
From $68.00
 
Chicago Grand Tour and Admission to 360 Chicago (formerly John Hancock Observatory)
"Explore Chicago’s North Side and South Side on this comprehensive guided city tour! See Chicago’s highlights and visit the impressive 360 Chicago (John Hancock Observatory) for magnificent views of the Windy City! Take a narrated coach tour with known as the ‘front lawn of the city.’ See Soldier Field the Adler Planetarium with its massive sky dome.. Pass by the world's largest aquarium the Shedd Aquarium see the Field Museum of Natural History and travel through the South Commons a new 'close- in' residential community. You'll also get to pass by President Obama's old neighborhood and see where he used to live!On the North Side
From $63.00

John Hancock Center Tips (103)

Signature Room Is The Restaurant At The Top 95th

My husband was in town for a trade show tied up with work all day and most nights, At night he often had work dinner or to take customers out. He'd hosted a dinner for his biggest account here .....
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chattygirl7491
Jan 01, 2017

Wonderful experience!

My experience at the John Hancock Center was great. The staff who worked there were kind, considerate, and helpful. I didn't go to any of the building's stores or apartments, but I did visit the...
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SmanthaJones
Jul 23, 2015

John Hancock Center

The voice in the lift up the 314 meters to the Hancock Center's observation deck boasted that the skyscraper was the "most recognizable building in the world". Now I think the Hancock Tower is a...
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antistar
Feb 04, 2014

John Hancock, best view of Chicago bar none

There are only a handful of truly Iconic skyscrapers in the United States. Most look dated within 30 years. While the Trump Tower is a fine building, it is a building that will fade in significance...
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ralphbrasethDotCom
Nov 08, 2013

Striking views of Chicago!

They whoosh you up to the top in a manner of seconds, and then you're free to wander around the area and take in the various views of the Windy City. I enjoyed seeing the gardens and pools on top of...
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xoxoxenophile
Feb 16, 2013

Chicago in four hours

Hey,When we landed on O'Hare we had to get our bags and bring them from International to domestic. That was a breeze. When we came out of customs there was a bunch of people screaming and yelling to...
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ArvidV
Nov 02, 2012

John Hancock Observatory

This is another big, tall thing (see my Skydeck review) included on CityPASS that we opted to do because we were sort of museum-ed out. "Big John's" glass observatory is perched a couple hundred...
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goodfish
Feb 15, 2012

Top 10-John Hancock Building

Last visit June 2011Of the four tallest buildings in Chicago, if I had to choose one to go up to take a look at the city from above, I'd choose the Hancock which at 1,127 feet and 100 stories is the...
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Dabs
Jun 19, 2011

Better Than Willis Tower Part 2

part two of my 2 part Hancock Tower Tips with more pictures.I like the hancock tower more than the Willis tower even though the Willis tower is taller and why? because the Willis tower does not have...
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machomikemd
Jun 10, 2011

Better than Willis Tower Part 1

I like the hancock tower more than the Willis tower even though the Willis tower is taller and why? because the Willis tower does not have the awesomeness of a Signature Room and Lounge on the top...
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machomikemd
Jun 10, 2011

enjoy the view!

Not only the Sears Tower offers marvelous views over the city and Lake Michigan, but on sunny days you climb that landmark! After that, enjoy lunch or dinner in the Cheescake Factory, one of the...
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dircelo
Apr 04, 2011

Chicago Architecture

Go to a bookstore and find a book about Chicago architecture and you're probably staring at a 500 page monster. I saw one like that for just the downtown area. So unless you're a speed reader with a...
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Birdbrain
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Things to Do Near John Hancock Center

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Signature Lounge-Hancock

Rosie [rozehill] and I went to the Hancock Building, but we did not wish to pay $13.00 for a view of the city. Instead, we rode the rapid elevator to the 96th floor (note that the observation deck for...
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Water Tower

The Chicago Water Tower is a contributing property in the Old Chicago Water Tower District landmark district. This tower was constructed to house a large water pump, intended to draw water from the...
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Fourth Presbyterian Church

This is an historic church in Chicago, built in Gothic Revival style in 1912. It serves a congregraiton founded in 1871. It is an interesting as well as peaceful place to relax in the church itself...
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Chicago Food Planet

Chicago Food Planet specializes in food tours in Chicago's Near North and Bucktown/Wicker Park neighborhoods. The guides are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the city! The tours last about three...
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Museum of Contemporary Art

Recently,I returned to this art museum that emphasizes temporary art exhibits.I saw an excellent array of Alexander Calder mobiles,a fine group of Marisol creations,several fine Andy Warhol...
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Oak Street Beach

One of the really nice places to go to enjoy a great view of Lake Michigan is Oak Street Beach. I wasn't too sure at first about walking through the dark pedway that goes underneath Lake Shore Drive...
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