The great city of Liverpool is an area of the UK that has a historic and eventful past, an exciting present, and a very bright future. Created in 1207 the city was at one time an even bigger city than London for commerce. Its history and vast cultural heritage makes it a perfect place to visit and live for anyone. It is also a very active city, buzzing with many exciting places to visit such as traditional and modern pubs and clubs, along with great restaurants and visitor/tourist attractions.
Many would say that it's most famous for being the home of The Beatles pop group, and is in the Guinness Book of Records title as the Capital of Pop. Liverpool has many places dedicated to the history and story of the most successful pop band ever. The Beatles Story is the only dedicated Beatles museum that focuses solely on The group, and band members. For the more avid fans, there is also the Magical Mystery Tour, a guided tour that will take you to the most important places associated with the band. At the end of the day one can drink and relax in the many Beatles-themed pubs like the Rubber Soul, The Cavern Club and Abbey Road.
Liverpool has many famous areas and regions including the Waterfront Region which was awarded World Heritage Site status by UNESCO, recognising the city for its outstanding values and role in the development of world trade. The city architecture is splendid and visitors have a wide range of places to visit. Amongst the most notable buildings we can mention St. George's Hall, Walker Art Gallery, Royal Liver Building, Albert Dock, Merseyside Maritime Museum and Tate Liverpool (a modern art gallery).
For football fans, Liverpool holds the title of the most successful footballing city in England, home to two premier League teams in Liverpool and Everton. It has won 27 League championships, four European Cups, three Uefa Cups, one Cup Winners cup, 11 FA Cups, and six League Cups.
Liverpool has a buzzing and active nightlife for those of you that want to bop till you drop. There are places catering for all tastes. For metal, rock and indie fans, a visit to The Krazy House situated on the Wood Street. For those looking for alternative music, Le Bateau, situated on Duke Street is a very pleasant place to visit. The Caledonian is a place to visit for those looking for underground music. Flanagan's Apple on Matthew Street, is widely thought of as one of the best Irish pubs outside of Ireland, that also features live performances.
Liverpool is home to the biggest collection of Grade II listed buildings outside of the capitol with 2,500 listed buildings and 250 public monuments. And the Walker Art Gallery boasts one of the best collections of European art in the Country. It is also home to the largest cathedral in Britain, the Anglican Cathedral.