The city of Liverpool produced one of the greatest bands of all time – The Beatles! Discover the story of the legendary band and the important place they have in the history of the English city during one of our Liverpool tours. Retrace the steps of the Fab Four while you explore all that Liverpool has to offer. The superbly restored Albert Dock, the first such facility in Britain to be built using only bricks and iron, is an impressive five-story-high block of buildings surrounding the harbor basin where cotton, tobacco, and sugar were once unloaded.

It is a city of dreams and and a cultural pride of England and there are plenty of things to do.

Liverpool Highlights

The superbly restored Albert Dock.

The Maritime Museum.

The Pier Head area of Liverpool includes the traditional trio of harbor buildings known as the Three Graces: the Port of Liverpool Building, the Cunard Building (named after Canadian Samuel Cunard, owner of the first shipping line from Liverpool-Halifax-Boston), and the Royal Liver Building (not open to the public).

The façade of St. George's Hall on Brown Street is festooned with Corinthian columns and statues.

The Catholic Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral reflects the high proportion of Liverpudlians of Irish origin living in the city. During the Irish emigrations of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Birkenhead lies on the west side of the Mersey and is linked to Liverpool by tunnels and the excellent Mersey Ferry service. have a wonderful time on the waters.

Liverpool Facts

Liverpool is a spectacular city and metropolitan city in England.

Liverpool is the seventh most visited city in the UK.

Several areas of the city centre were granted World Heritage Site status by UNESCO in 2004.

The city celebrated its 800th anniversary in 2007 and was named the 2008 European Capital of Culture.

The name comes from the Old English lifer, meaning thick or muddy water, and pul, meaning a pool or creek, and is first recorded around 1190 as Liuerpul.

Liverpool is famous as the birthplace of The Beatles.

An acclaimed branch of the Tate Gallery has been established in the Albert Dock.

Liverpool History

Liverpool began as a tidal pool next to the River Mersey. It was probably called the lifer pol meaning muddy pool. There may have been a hamlet at Liverpool before the town was founded in the 13th century. It started to grow in 16th and 17th century and became a metropolis till 19th century.

The Maritime Museum in Liverpool is home to numerous fascinating exhibitions about the many thousands of emigrants who left Britain via the Mersey for North America between 1830 and 1930. The Walker Art Gallery boasts a rich collection of works by Italian, Flemish, and French masters from the 14th century to the present, including masterpieces by Rubens, Rembrandt, and Rodin.

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