Liverpool Travel Guide

Being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool attracts a lot of visitors. It is located on the River Mersey, where it acquired wealth from cotton industry in the 17th and 18th centuries. It now remains as an outstanding architectural heritage.

The Liverpool people are gallant and well-known for their sharp humor and are intensely proud about their birth place. In fact, Liverpool’s fundamental disposition is based on its residents. And yes, it is not possible to chat about Liverpool without referring to football. There are two main teams here namely, Liverpool and Everton. These teams play in top Premier League of England and have a huge fan following.

The following are the major tourist spots in and around Liverpool:

Albert Dock – With a total of five buildings, this is one of Liverpool’s most intricate structures. First constructed in the year 1846, the Albert Dock today houses an assortment of museums, bars, and cafés. It is still used as a ship dock once every year, during Liverpool’s Tall Ships Festivals.

Liverpool Tate – Located in Albert Dock, this art Gallery is home to the national collection of British artworks from 1500 and also for modern art from other parts of the world. First opened in 1988, this is one of the best modern art galleries in UK. Admission to the artwork displays is free.

Liverpool Town Hall – Constructed between 1749 and 1754, this building was built of stone, and has two facades. It is currently the residence of Lord Mayor of Liverpool.

The Princes Road Synagogue – This magnificently built structure has an inside that is almost certainly the most imposing element of the synagogue. It is built in a blend of Gothic and Moorish styles.

Walker Art Gallery – The Walker Art Gallery hosts Liverpool’s handpicked compilations of fine art and ornamental art for approximately the past 130 years. The gallery displays many internationally renowned artworks of Degas and Rembrandt.

Anfield Stadium – First opened in 1884, it is one of the first association football stadiums in the world. Home to FC Liverpool — the region’s most popular football team — this stadium can hold up to 45,000 people.

St. George’s Hall – The St. George’s Hall is an enthralling neoclassical structure that was fully opened in 1854 and reopened in 2007. Today, it is a popular tourist attraction that you shouldn’t miss in Liverpool.

Royal Liver Building – This building has the two largest (7.5 meters) clock towers in Great Britain. With a tallness of about 90 meters, the Royal Liver Building is perhaps Liverpool’s most magnificent constructions. Completed in 1911, the building has a total of 13 floors and is located along the Mersey River.

Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral – Built in modern style in 1963, this is a Roman Catholic cathedral that is still looked upon as a contemporary model of structural design for a Catholic cathedral.

Beatles – The Beatles Story in Albert Dock is a museum which tells the story of the Beatles. Opened in 1990, the museum has hosted over two million visitors till now. The Beatles Story is an excellent tourist attraction, devoted exclusively to the rise of the Beatles and their biography.