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Liverpool

Known for Shopping, Museums and Marinas

Home to some of the biggest and best British bands in history, top museums and with a rich maritime history, this compact northern English city is one of Britain’s finest cultural destinations.

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Liverpool, once home to one of the busiest ports in the world, has now been transformed into a cultural enclave. The city has a fascinating Victorian history and musical heritage to which some of the most famous British musicians belong – including the great Beatles. Much of the historic port area of Liverpool was awarded the UNESCO World Heritage Site status in 2004, and in 2008, the city was named the cultural capital of Europe.

Make sure you go to the Albert Dock and check out what is the cultural heart of the city. The complex, which was once home to some of the largest ships in the world, is now a bustling area crammed with restaurants, bars and galleries. Try a plate of scouse, a typical northern English stew, in a waterfront restaurant. Check out the Merseyside Maritime Museum and brush up on your knowledge about the maritime history of the city. The area on the waterfront is also the location of one of the most iconic buildings in the city, the high Royal Liver Building.

The Beatles are, undoubtedly, the most famous band to emerge from this awesome city and are a big part of the rich musical life of Liverpool. Discover the Beatles Story and how the most famous band in the world started its career right here, or attend a concert at one of the oldest venues in the city, the Liverpool Empire Theatre.

The people of Liverpool are avid lovers of their sports, and if you visit the city in the chilly winter months, you'll see them proudly waving their scarves. Go and see Liverpool Football Club play in the historic Anfield Road Stadium or watch the local amateur play in the local Sefton Park. Want to get active yourself? Try hiking in the greenery of Sefton Park, one of the many green areas in the picturesque town.

Liverpool is a city that appeals to a wide variety of travellers and is suitable for every budget. Whether your passion is sports, music or history, there will no doubt be something in this cosy northern city that will appeal to you.

Things to do in Liverpool

Shop, dine, play a round of golf or catch the latest movies in this enormous outdoor shopping and entertainment complex, right in the heart of Liverpool.

Liverpool’s fashionable waterfront precinct is home to some of the city’s best restaurants and bars, and many of the city’s best museums.

Many locals consider the home of Liverpool’s soccer team sacred, and on a game day it is one of the most exciting places in the city.

Explore this dedicated museum to John, Paul, George and Ringo and learn the story of the Beatles.

Long at the heart of community life in Liverpool this 200-year-old masterpiece of neoclassical design is still going strong.

View paintings and sculptures by past masters and more recent works designed to confront and challenge at one of the country’s most popular art institutions.

Walk the sumptuous halls, botanical gardens and working farm of this beautifully preserved 16th-century manor where Queen Victoria stayed in 1851.

Stare at the stars, or come face to face with the dangerous scorpion fish at Liverpool’s natural history museum.

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Go behind the scenes at Anfield Stadium, one of the world's most iconic and historic stadiums. During the Liverpool FC Stadium Tour, you will; Start your tour in the Main Stand and enjoy stunning views of the pitch and Liverpool’s skyline.

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Journey to the port city of Liverpool, made famous by the Beatles and its cherished football teams. Enjoy ample time to explore this Victorian city's irresistible charm, and immerse yourself in the history and cultural impact of the world's most beloved band.

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The Beatles Story is the leading permanent attraction dedicated to the lives and times of the Fab Four, based on the UNESCO World Heritage site on Liverpool's iconic waterfront.

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Create your own magical mystery tour with a ride through the lively streets of Liverpool aboard a double-decker bus. This ride takes you around the home of the White Star Line and the Beatles with a hop-on hop-off itinerary that lets you experience all the hip sights.

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Using a local tour guide will totally transform your visit and you will see and learn far and they will explain in a lighthearted informative way how and why this vibrant city has changed.

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Explore the city of Liverpool, sometimes known as the “Jewel of the Mersey,” in addition to the birthplace of the Beatles. Begin in the morning by strolling along the city's Victorian Streets, before joining the “Magical Mystery Tour” in the afternoon to discover several sites of Beatles lore.

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