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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The Chicago river is wonderful with a green water and the big buildings along it. You can see a lot of attractions by boat. It's important to buy a trip in direction to the Michigan Lake also, because when you look and see alll the...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Chicago architecture is world-renowned, and uniquely accessible via branches of the Chicago River. I've been on architectural boat tours in Chicago before. The best use docents trained by an architectural society of some kind. I had heard (via a tourism app) of this tour on...More

1  Thank JimmyMc
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Reviewed yesterday

Good route to see the architecture of downtown Chicago. I took the cruise tour. It would be also great just walk along the river bank.

Thank suwei2018
Reviewed 3 days ago

One word.. Marvelous! I learned so much. The woman telling us about the architecture, knew her stuff. I went to the Architectural Center the next day to research some of the buildings and my landmarked hotel building. What a resource!

Thank zandeerae
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Riverwalk was right across from my hotel, we used this route to get to and from restaurants for dinner. Very cool. I can really appreciate a city that makes the most of it's location. Nicely done, Chicago!

Thank Mommacat41
Reviewed 5 days ago

The River tour is an excellent way to look at the amazing Chicago buildings. The guide on the architecture tour was a fountain of knowledge and I learnt a lot. This was one of the most interesting river tours I've done. Well done.

Thank Lilly062
Reviewed 5 days ago

Another must to do and see well worth the trip. To see the buildings from the river is amazing. We had a great time.

Thank Wine12017
Reviewed 6 days ago

Make sure you do the City River Tour. Very informative on the history of the architure in the city. A little pricey but worth it.

Thank chipworkman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the architectural tour boat. Very informative and some pretty neat sites. There are several unique buildings and bridges.

Thank Con K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Architectural river tour is a concentrated excursion in the Chicago's history. Take it after brunch or a long morning walk around the city. It's a great way to rest, listen, see and take some amazing pictures of the unique Chicago architecture. While touring Chigago River,...More

Thank Jan D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Though it was a cool windy morning, the architect tour lead by Javier was well worth the time. He had great insight and offered intriguing stories about the buildings along the way.

Thank Q5840JGmichaelf
Reviewed 1 week ago

We knew before we arrived that there was a river in Chicago, and that they had boat tours on it, but we hadn't appreciated how beautiful it was. When we were there, the water was a nice colour and looked very inviting. One thing we...More

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