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The Picasso Tours

With Pablo Picasso’s unique, inventive style in all its glory, the aptly named Picasso statue in Chicago was his gift to the city. At 50 feet tall, it stands tall in the plaza in which it was placed. Before its arrival to the city, most of the public art and sculpture was traditional and historic. Picasso’s contemporary structure 
and Cubist design redefined Chicago’s outdoor art and to this day is one of its most beloved pieces of culture. It has become a landmark and meeting spot as well, cementing its significance to the city.

Welded in steel, the massive sculpture features a face and delicate details. Its subject is abstract and up to interpretation (and often, debate by Chicagoans,) complicated by the fact that perception of the piece differs depending on your distance to it. Designed by Picasso in a small model, it was built in the United States at the nearby US Steel Company and made its debut in 1967. It does not 
have a title, which is how it came to be known as simply “The Picasso.”

Practical Info

The Picasso statue is located in the Richard J. Daley Plaza Civic Center on Washington Street in downtown Chicago’s Loop. It is open to public 24 hours a day, free of charge.

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Viator VIP: Willis Tower Skydeck Early Access, Trolley City Tour and Chicago River Cruise, Chicago, ... 
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Viator VIP: Willis Tower Skydeck Early Access, Trolley City Tour and Chicago River Cruise

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See classic Chicago sights with this Viator VIP package that includes early entry to the Skydeck in Willis (formerly Sears) Tower where you'll be greeted and ...  Read more

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $124.00
Chicago Walking Tour: Interior Architecture of the Loop and Pedway Tour, Chicago, Viator VIP Tours
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Chicago Walking Tour: Interior Architecture of the Loop and Pedway Tour

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Venture inside famous and lesser known Chicago landmarks, elegant lobbies, and underground corridors on this 2-hour walking tour. Your expert guide will use an ...  Read more

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $26.00
Chicago Grand Half-Day Tour, Chicago, Walking Tours
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Chicago Grand Half-Day Tour

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This comprehensive half-day tour of Chicago is the perfect introduction to the Windy City! Discover the highlights of Chicago’s North Side and South Side and ...  Read more

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $49.95
Chicago Grand Tour and Admission to 360 Chicago (formerly John Hancock Observatory), Chicago, Bus & ... 
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Chicago Grand Tour and Admission to 360 Chicago (formerly John Hancock Observatory)

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Take a tour of Chicago and visit the 360 Chicago (John Hancock Observatory)! This comprehensive half-day tour is the perfect introduction to the Windy City. ...  Read more

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $65.00
Chicago North Side Tour, Chicago, Bus & Minivan Tours
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Chicago North Side Tour

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Experience the vitality and excitement of Chicago on this sightseeing tour! Explore Chicago's main business district, one of the financial epicenters of the ...  Read more

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $31.95
Private Guided SUV Tour for up to 4 Guests, Chicago, Bus & Minivan Tours
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Private Guided SUV Tour for up to 4 Guests

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Explore Chicago on a custom SUV tour with a private guide. See the Loop, Museum Campus, Millennium Park, Lake Shore Drive & Wrigley Field, OR Explore the ...  Read more

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Duration: Flexible

From USD $650.00
Chicago Holiday Stroll and Food Tour, Chicago, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Chicago Holiday Stroll and Food Tour

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Experience the magic of the holidays, Chicago style, on a food and walking tour of the lively downtown. Your knowledgeable guide shares holiday traditions such ...  Read more

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $55.35
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Chicago Holiday Lights Trolley and Christmas Market Tour, Chicago, Walking Tours
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Chicago Holiday Lights Trolley and Christmas Market Tour

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Get into the holiday spirit with this trolley tour in Chicago! See famous landmarks such as Lincoln Park, the Magnificent Mile and Daley Plaza, all beautifully ...  Read more

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $28.00
Chicago Holiday Lights Tour by Segway, Chicago, Christmas
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Chicago Holiday Lights Tour by Segway

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See Chicago all decked out in holiday lights on a Segway sightseeing tour of the Windy City’s sparkling downtown. Get into the Christmas spirit as you ride ...  Read more

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $70.40

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