University of Liverpool

About Liverpool, Guide and Top Tourist Attractions
(Liverpool, Merseyside, England)

Liverpool is a vibrant and prosperous city located in northwest England. It has a population of over 440,000, which makes it England's fifth most populated city. The city will receive the title of European Capital of Culture in 2008.

What to do in Liverpool

Visitors who appreciate the arts and culture can have a grand time taking a tour of Liverpool. The city has many museums and galleries that preserve its heritage including the National Museums Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery, and World Museum Liverpool. It celebrates the Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art every autumn, which brings together art lovers from all parts of the world.

Those who love theatre can catch the shows held at the several world-class theatres in Liverpool including the Playhouse, Everyman, Unity, and Empire theatres. They hold a wide range of classic, contemporary, and touring productions for tourists and locals alike.

Music is very dear to the city as it is the birthplace of international pop artists such as The Beatles, Atomic Kitten, Echo and the Bunnymen, and Cream and the Coral. Music buffs can visit the Beatles Story, travel to the Magical Mystery Tour, or experience Beatles Week during the Mathew Street Festival.

Visitors can experience the city's colourful and historic maritime heritage by taking the world-renowned Mersey Ferry that provides dramatic views of Three Graces, the Waterfront, and the new Spaceport attraction.

Liverpool is also known for its shopping centres. Met Quarter is the city centre's newest shopping district and home to MAC's only store located outside London. It also houses many designer label stores such as Prada, Armani, Gucci, and Moulten Brown. Shopping in Liverpool at night is an exciting and memorable experience.

Tourist Attractions

Liverpool has a number of exciting and interesting places to visit. The Tate Liverpool is one of Liverpool's most popular tourist attractions. It is a converted warehouse that contains the National Collection of Modern Art in northern England. It is the largest gallery of contemporary and modern art outside London.

The Cavern Quarter encircles the world famous Mathew Street in Liverpool. It is a vibrant area in the city centre that relives the memories and the music of The Beatles.

Knowsley Safari Park brings the wilderness to busy city life. Visitors and tourists can drive through the large enclosures where different animals roam around.

Speke Hall is a National Trust property famous for its timber-framed houses. It features attractive gardens and woodlands that visitors can explore, an estate walk and a well-established play area where children can play and relax.

Liverpool University

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