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Clarence Buckingham Fountain

4.5/5118 Reviews
Fountain

Business Hours

April to mid-October 8:00-23:00 (may vary due to weather conditions). There will be a fountain show every hour from 9:00. From dusk, there will be a fountain show of light and music. The last fountain show will be at 22:35.

Address

301 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60605, USA
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  • Hanyang44
    5.0

    Buckingham Fountain is located in Grant Park, Chicago, on Lake Michigan to the East and Columbus Drive to the west. It is very close to the famous Michigan Avenue and only takes 10 minutes to walk from the Museum of the Chicago Academy of Art. It is said to be the largest lighting fountain in the world. The base of Buckingham Fountain is made of red marble. The pool has three floors. The sculpture in the pool enhances its artistic taste. Hundreds of sprays around the pool shoot to the center, and a water column in the center sprays up to 450 meters. I've been there two or three times. Spring and autumn sunny days, fountains, blue sky, lakes, into a spectacular painting. The night view is the most beautiful, with colourful lights and colourful water columns. The high-rise lights on Michigan Avenue shine with it. The first time I came here was in winter. It was cold and windy. There were few tourists. The fountain was not blown. It was lonely and empty. It had a special taste. The second time, come again at the turn of spring and summer, feeling very different.

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  • 一海无边
    5.0

    It is about 300 meters away from Cloud Gate in Millennium Park and 200 meters away from Lake Michigan all the way. It is connected to the airport by a subway station. It is a free and open scenic spot. Clean and orderly, you can't miss the scenic spots. There are fountains when we go in summer. There are no crowded tourists. When we go in winter, the fountain stops, probably because of the temperature.

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  • 汉江168
    5.0

    Buckingham Fountain is a Chicago landmark located in Grant Park Center. If you are lucky, you can see a beautiful rainbow.

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  • 心向远方jing
    5.0

    Buckingham Fountain is located on Michigan Avenue, near a bus stop. The fountain is very large. The highest water column gushes up into the sky every 30 minutes. It's really high. Attractions are ticket-free, not far from the Chicago Museum of Art.

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  • blueriver1974
    5.0

    Here's the celebration of Barack Obama's election in Grant Park. Fortunately, it's the biggest, most magnificent fountain in the United States that erupts every weekend.

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  • WJ小居居
    5.0

    Buckingham Fountain is also a card-punching attraction in Chicago. It was built in 1927, using the Rococo Wedding Cake style, inspired by the Leto Fountain in Versailles Palace. But the fountain is only open from April to October. Fountains represent Lake Michigan, and each hippocampus represents the lakeside states of Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan and Indiana. ?

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  • 诗意情节
    5.0

    Super giant fountain, with seals spraying in the summer sunshine, is a European Palace model. It is said that after summer night (8:30), there will be more colorful lights. Buckingham fountain has a beautiful blue sky. Of course, it is also a landmark building in Chicago.

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  • 纽约Gossip
    4.0

    Buckingham Fountain has a limited amount of water each year, probably from April to October. When the fountain has water, new people often come to take wedding photos. It's a pity that the fountain was dry when I came to browse. The fountain is large and very designed. When the weather is good, the fountain will be very beautiful if it has water and Chicago architecture and Lake Michigan.

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  • m9****4
    4.0

    Downtown Lop is a scenic spot behind Chicago's distinctive buildings on the lakeside. No fountains. Chicago's temperature is low this year.

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  • jackie75
    5.0

    Buckingham Fountain is located next to Millennium Park. To tell you the truth, I was unlucky. When I went there, there was no one at all. Ha-ha, you can imagine that it would be nice if it was normal. I hope you'd better check whether it's open next time.

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