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Liverpool’s Top Attractions

Do you plan on visiting Liverpool, England soon? Or are you wondering what exactly is fun to do when you get there finally? Don’t worry. You’re not going to have a hard time finding some fun stuff to do while in Liverpool. Liverpool is a vibrant city with some exciting attractions, and there is no shortage of enjoyable things to do here.

There is sure something to do in Liverpool for everyone. Here is a low down of some of the top attractions in Liverpool where there is bound to be something that suits everyone in your party.

1. The Cavern Club

The Cavern Club is the legendary birthplace of The Beatles and the self-proclaimed most famous club in the world. So, drink, relax, and unwind with the great selection of music from different clubs and bars in Liverpool. The Cavern Club is sure one of the most important cultural landmarks in Liverpool and it is inspired by Parisian cellar bars. Having cultivated different talents such as The Beatles, The Who, The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, and the Arctic Monkeys, it became a hot spot for emerging talent and an icon in world music.

2. The Albert Dock

The Albert Dock, Liverpool

The Albert Dock, Liverpool

There are many things to see and do across a picturesque waterfront as this secluded patch of Liverpool’s heritage offers a break from the city centre. The Albert Dock has something for everyone from bars and restaurants with museums and tours.

3. The World Museum

Liverpool’s World Museum was originally established in 1851 in this city of international trade and travel, and it house many fantastic and pieces from all over the globe like different exhibits from Egypt and Sudan. There are also displays focusing on ethnology, space, earth, and nature and time. The World Museum is without a doubt the best place to go if you want to delve into the past while enjoying your holiday.

4. For Football fans

Are you a lover of football? Then one of Liverpool’s biggest passions and a massive selling point is football. Football fans from around the globe are able to visit the two big teams, Liverpool FC and Everton FC stadiums. Instead of watching the matches alone, you can also walk down the tunnel at Goodison Park or Anfield Stadium for around £10-£20 per person.

5. Walker Art Gallery

This gallery is the National Gallery of the North and is a famous gallery situated across from Lime Street station on William Brown Street. The neo-classical Walker Gallery has an extensive collection of artworks varying from contemporary works from Lucien Freud and David Hockney to years of Pre-Raphaelite works of Rembrandt and Degas.

6. Liverpool Chinatown

 

The Imperial Arch at Liverpool's China town

The Imperial Arch at Liverpool’s China town

Liverpool is home to the oldest Chinatown in Europe. Liverpool Chinatown is full of Chinese-style architecture, including The Imperial Arch on Nelson Street. The Imperial Arch is the largest outside of China, standing at 13.5 metres (44feet) tall. The archway is guarded by two bronze lions, which were placed with the principles of Feng Shui.

 

The arch was made in Shanghai, and gifted to Liverpool in 2000. The archway was created after years of co-operation between Liverpool Chinatown business Association, Liverpool Rope Walks, Liverpool City Council and Liverpool Chamber of Commerce.

 

7. Liverpool Cathedral

Liverpool Cathedral, is Britain’s largest cathedral. Located on St James’s Mount, the Cathedral features the tallest tower in liverpool, offering spectacular panoramic views across the city. Inside the church you will find some stunning stain glassed windows, along with the world’s highest and widest Gothic arches. The Cathedral is home to the UK’s largest organ, and the world’s heaviest and highest peal of bells.

Inside Liverpool Cathedral

Inside Liverpool Cathedral

The Cathedral itself is free, but for £5.50 (for adults, £4.50 for concessions) you can access the tower, and get an audio guided tour of the Cathedral.  The Cathedral is open 10am until 5pm, Monday to Friday. Saturday’s it is open 9am until 5pm. Sunday’s the church is open 12noon until 4pm.

8. View Liverpool from the Radio City Tower

Get a 360 panoramic views of Liverpool, Merseyside, Wirral and North Wales from the Radio City Tower’s Viewing Gallery. The Radio Tower is home to Radio City, Radio City 2, Radio City 3 and Radio City Talk. The viewing gallery is located at the top of St Johns Beacon.The viewing gallery is open daily, including bank holidays from 10:30am until 5:30pm. Last entry is at 5pm.

9. See The Beatles Statue

Beatles Statue. Photo licensed under Creative Commons, from https://pixabay.com/en/beatles-liverpool-statue-2395311/

The Beatles Statue is located on Liverpool’s Pier head. The statue was donated by the Cavern Club, to coincide with the 50th anniversary of what the Beatles’ last played in Liverpool, at the Liverpool Empire.

 

Those are just 9 of literally hundreds of great things to do in Liverpool. If these options don’t appeal to you, others will. Liverpool truly has something for everyone.

 

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