Liverpool city is a synonym for Liverpool football club. Every time when you mention Liverpool people asociate that with the LFC . But there is many other reason why to visit this iconic city. Liverpool was the home of famous Beatles. We made a list of 6 reason why you should visit Liverpool city if you haven`t done till now.
1. Liverpool city is the home of Beatles and
Place where they start playing . First club where they have their first concert is iconic The Cavern Club at 10 Mathew Street, in Liverpool.
2. Is a World Heritage Site
Liverpool’s waterfront is a designated World Heritage Site. That puts it on par with the Taj Mahal and the Great Wall of China!
The accolade was granted by UNESCO in July 2004. The city’s bid was centred on Liverpool as a Maritime Mercantile city and reflected the city’s significance as a commercial port at the time of Britain’s greatest global influence.
3.Has more museums and galleries than anywhere outside London
Liverpool has one of the most impressive collections of museums in Europe.
Opened in 2011 in a landmark waterfront building, the Museum of Liverpool is the UK’s first museum dedicated to the history of a city. Visitors can explore how Liverpool’s port, its people and its creative, industrial and sporting history have shaped the city.
Many museums and galleries are located around the Albert Dock, such as the Merseyside Maritime Museum and International Slavery Museum, where you can find out all about the companies, people and ships connected to this port city.
St George’s Quarter, close to Lime Street station, is home to World Museum, where you can discover treasures from around the world, meet live creatures and explore outer space.
4.Seven songs that mention Liverpool have appeared in the UK charts
Liverpool is one of few UK cities to have been mentioned in a No. 1 hit, namely 1972’s ‘Long Haired Lover from Liverpool’ by Little Jimmy Osmond. The Scaffold (‘Liverpool Lou’), The Bangles (‘Going Down to Liverpool’) and Suzanne Vega (‘In Liverpool’) are other acts to have had Liverpool-themed songs in the charts.
5.It’s home to Europe’s oldest Chinese community
Liverpool’s Chinatown is heralded by a stylish gate on Nelson Street, and is worth a visit for its restaurants, authentic shops and occasional festivities. This might be little surprise given that Chinese people have been living in the city for almost 200 years.
6.First passenger railway trail
The Liverpool and Manchester Railway was the first successful passenger-carrying railway in the world. Trials for Stephenson’s Rocket were carried out at Rainhill in 1829.
This lovely city has a big history and amazing people so you will love it for sure