There’s no doubt everyone’s heard of Liverpool by now – Britain’s seventh largest city and the birthplace of The Beatles. But what you might not be aware of is how many great tourist attractions that this city on the Mersey actually has to offer.
Maritime Mercantile City
An officially designed UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City is actually composed of six areas. They include the Pier Head, the Albert Dock, the Stanley Dock Conservation Area, the Duke Street Conservation Area / Ropewalks, the Commercial Quarter / Castle Street Conservation Area, and the Cultural Quarter / William Brown Street Conservation Area. The district includes many fine Liverpool hotels, so you won’t have to travel far to see some breathtaking sights.
The Cathedral Church of Christ
This gothic-styled Anglican cathedral is the tallest in Britain and fifth tallest in the World. Consequently, Liverpool cathedral, which contrasts with its ultra modern Catholic counterpart across the city, is quite easy to spot from almost anywhere. As old as it looks, work began in 1908 and finished as recently as 1974.
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
Of course the city has contributed much more to the world of music than just The Beatles, and nowhere is this more evident than Liverpool Philharmonic Hal, home to the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Depsite it’s lofty name, the hall hosts shows and performances of all types and showcases all genres of music. If you’re a music lover, you may want to consider staying at a nearby Liverpool hotel so that you can experience it in all of its glory.
The World Museum
Originally established in 1851 in this city of international trade and travel, Liverpool’s World Museum is home to many fantastic and pieces from all over the globe including more than 15,000 exhibits from Egypt and Sudan. There are also displays focusing on ethnology, nature, earth, and space and time. If you want to delve into the past while enjoying your holiday, the World Museum is without a doubt the best place to do so.
The Foundation for Arts and Creative Technology, FACT is a film lover’s dream come true. Showcasing works from both classic and contemporary film artists, there is no shortage of great movies to be found here. And of course it can all be found just a stone’s throw away from some of the best and most luxurious hotels available.