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Chicago Binoculars Walking Tour

  • 6 Ratings

See what you've been missing in Chicago on a sight-filled walking tour that teaches you how to read buildings. Grab a pair of binoculars, then search for gargoyles, griffins, gods and monsters, which decorate buildings throughout the city.

Region: Chicago
Duration: 2 hours
Cancellation: 24 hours in advance.

What You Will Do

  • Impress your friends with the architectural knowledge you learn trekking through Chicago in search for unique buildings decorated with meaningful ornaments
  • Learn how to read a building by understanding the construction of it’s facade: Discover the meaning behind each decoration
  • Get a close-up look with a pair of binoculars that reveal the minute details of famous buildings
  • Visit the Chicago Board of Trade, the Rookery and the Chicago Temple to see the beauty and artistry that most people never notice

What's Included

  • 1.5 hour guided tour
  • Knowledgeable tour guide
  • Binoculars

Additional Information

  • Walk is over a mile. This tour is not recommended for young children, though they are welcome. You can keep the binoculars after the tour. Please dress for weather. Tour starts at Chicago Board of Trade.

  • Full refund for cancellations 24 hours in advance. Ability to exchange for cancellations made after 24 hours.

Customer Reviews

  • 6 Ratings

  • Mort

We loved the tour as we always look up when we come to Chicago

July 29, 2017

  • Jim

Fun, interesting and a very enthusiastic tour guide.

June 13, 2017

  • kathy

The binocular tour was so much fun! I've walked past these buildings for years, and never looked up. I'm so glad finally did. I couldn't believe the beautiful, interesting, crazy things up there. Thanks, Margaret!

May 13, 2017
141 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604, USA
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