Top 10 places to visit Liverpool

It isn’t easy to come up with the top 10 places to visit in Liverpool because the city is famous for so many reasons. If you’re looking for art, entertainment, sporting activities and music, living in Liverpool will be a treat as you are about to find by browsing through our top 10.

10: Tate Liverpool

This is one of the numerous Tate galleries that are dotted throughout the UK. The gallery features British art from the last 500 years as well as bringing some of the finest international work to Merseyside. The gallery was first opened in 1988 and is one of the top 25 most visited places in Britain. There are often live events in the gallery’s foyer including performances from musicians. Tate Liverpool

9: The Yellow Duckmarine

Named after The Beatles’ anthem: Yellow Submarine, the Duckmarine is one of the most fun ways to travel on the historic Albert Dock. The vehicle is an authentic World War II landing vehicle that takes you over the water and allows you to view all the sights of the Dock. The cruise lasts for around 60 minutes and there are packages that allow you to have lunch, dinner or wine tasting on board. Yellow Duckmarine

8: Liverpool Cathedral Church of Christ

In terms of external length, the Liverpool Cathedral is the longest in the world at 620 feet high. Work began on the cathedral in 1904 and wasn’t completed until 1978. It is an amazing structure that was designed by Giles Scott who fended off competition from other well known architects of the day. Liverpool Cathedral

7: Albert Dock

This is a series of buildings and warehouses on a dock that was built in 1846. It was the first ever structure in the United Kingdom that was made from iron, brick and stone with no wood involved. The Dock actually hosts a variety of attractions including the aforementioned Tate Liverpool and the Beatle’s Story museum. More than four million people visit Albert Dock each year, making it Britain’s most popular multi-use attraction outside of London. Albert Dock

6: World Museum

This is an enormous museum in Liverpool that attracts more than 600,000 people annually. There are a huge amount of exhibits covering a wide range of topics including ethnology, archaeology and natural sciences. You could visit the Planetarium and discover more about the universe, space and time or marvel at the ancient Egyptian ruins. This museum is a wonderful day out with attractions for all the family. World Museum

5: Mersey Ferry

This is a ferry that operates on the legendary Mersey river in Liverpool. It is believed that ferries have used this route for more than 800 years. There are three vessels that transport people across the river. With some amazing views, there are few better boat rides on a summer’s day than this one. Mersey Ferries

4: The Cavern Club

If you have an interest in music, and in The Beatles in particular, then no sightseeing tour of Liverpool would be complete without enjoying a drink in the famous Cavern Club. It opened in 1957 and first played host to The Beatles in 1961. It was here where they were spotted by Brian Epstein and went on to make history. The club regularly hosts live music including performances from tribute bands in honour of The Beatles. Cavern Club

3: Knowsley Safari Park

Located just 8 miles from the centre of Liverpool, Knowsley Safari Park is a trip into the wilds of Africa with visitors treated to the sight of baboons, elephants, cheetahs, giraffes and zebras among other exotic creatures. The route is now 5 miles long and you will see hundreds of amazing animals. This beats a trip to the zoo any day of the week! Knowsley Safari Park

2: Anfield Football Stadium

Home to one of the most famous clubs in the world of football, Liverpool F.C, Anfield is an iconic ground. Millions of tourists travel to Anfield just to take part in the tour of the ground which involves a trip into the underbelly of the stadium including a visit to the changing rooms. On match days, the Kop End is still seen as one of the noisiest ends in English football. Liverpool FC - Anfield

1: The Beatles Story

This is a museum located on Albert Dock that tells the full story of one of the world’s most famous and popular bands. There are various exhibits that tell the story of the four young men from Liverpool who became the most feted musicians ever. Learn about their origins, their success and eventually their downfall. Beatles Story

As you can plainly see, there is no end to the amount of attractions in Liverpool. You are guaranteed to find at least a dozen things to see and do in this city at any one time.


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