City Sightseeing Liverpool
Discover all the great things to do and see in Liverpool with City Sightseeing. Explore the home town of The Beatles with City Sightseeing Liverpool.
Liverpool is renowned for its glorious maritime history, musical heritage, two of the Premiership’s biggest football teams and two majestically different Cathedrals. The city offers fabulous new shops, a buzzing café culture, hip hotels
and trendy wine bars so you will never be short of things to do. City Sightseeing Liverpool’s open top double-decker tour provides spectacular 360 degree panoramic views of the city and highlights key attractions, enabling you to make the most of your stay. Hop on and off at your leisure at any of the stops which are conveniently located along the tour route. Spend time by the River Mersey and take a boat trip and see the attractions and exhibitions on offer such as Spaceport, The Beatles Story and the U-Boat story which takes place onboard a real German U-Boat. Hop off at Western Approaches - The Liverpool War Museum, or take a trip down William Brown Street and peruse the World Museum, Central Library and Walker Art Gallery. The famous Tate Liverpool is also not to be missed, with free entry (excepting some major exhibitions), take time out in this peaceful space and view international modern and contemporary artworks.
Hop off at as many times as you need with your 24 hour valid ticket and enjoy the city to the full.
For gifts and souvenirs, visit the magnificent India Building with its elegant arcade of shops. The India Building was completed in 1932 and was designed to be converted into a warehouse if needed and replaced an earlier building of the same name. During World War II it was badly damaged and was restored to re-open in 1952. Or hop off at Liverpool One, with over 140 stores to choose from, eateries and occasional live entertainment such as samba drummers and carnival dancers, creating a fabulous atmosphere where there are so many things to do and see. Visit Matthew Street, the home of the world renowned Cavern Club, where The Beatles famously performed. Sir Thomas Street offers the opportunity to experience the Conservation Centre and its diverse collections. Hop off at the Metropolitan Cathedral. Marvel at its resplendent beauty and soak up the spiritual atmosphere of this remarkable building. The stunning Anglican Cathedral offers breath-taking views from its tower, inspirational worship space and opportunities to enjoy outstanding music both during services and at a programme of recitals.
Enjoy the city by day and by night, come rain or shine, where there are always plenty of things to do. China Town, the first China Town established in Europe, boasts a selection of reputable restaurants, takeaways and grocery shops. If you are planning an evening at the theatre or watching live music, The Philharmonic Dining Rooms is ideally situated for pre-performance dinner. With the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Choir and Society in the vicinity, this rare gem in the Nicholson's collection of great British pubs, is idyllic. A selection of pubs, clubs and 80s bars can be found on Matthew Street. Live music and student bars can be discovered on Hardman Street. Concert Square is Liverpool’s chief drinking, dancing and clubbing hotspot. Whether you prefer RnB, house or indie music, there is something for everyone.
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See also cityexplorerliverpool.co.uk