TOP 11 MOST VISITED PLACES IN LIVERPOOL

Liverpool rises from the coastal plains of West Lancashire, where the River Mersey meets the Irish Sea.
Whether it be the winds of trade, war, or travel, this city’s fortunes have been tied to the ocean for over 800 years.
In the 19th century, Liverpool was Britain’s trading gateway to the world, creating an enormous wealth that was ploughed back into the city’s skyline.

Pier Head

Liverpool rises from the coastal plains of West Lancashire, where the River Mersey meets the Irish Sea.
Whether it be the winds of trade, war, or travel, this city’s fortunes have been tied to the ocean for over 800 years.
In the 19th century, Liverpool was Britain’s trading gateway to the world, creating an enormous wealth that was ploughed back into the city’s skyline.

The Three Graces

Just behind Pier Head, rises the city’scrown, The Three Graces. Named after the Greek goddesses of charm, beauty and creativity, these three buildings stand as a testament to both Liverpool’s former trading might, and the city’s eternal love of beauty.

Museum of Liverpool

One of the best views of The Three Graces is from the Museum of Liverpool, which traces the ways that maritime trade, music and sport has shaped the city.

Mersey Ferry

From Pier Head, a great way to explore Liverpool’s waterfront is aboard an iconic Mersey Ferry, the riverboats which inspired the famous song.
Take a River Explorer Cruise, and hop off at various attractions along the way, such as the U-Boat Story.
In 1993 the German submarine, U-534, was raised from the bottom of the North Sea by treasure-hunters.
Although no Nazi gold was found, the submarine was remarkably well preserved.
Today the U-Boat serves as a fascinating window into the men and machines which wrought havoc on  Allied shipping during World War Two.

The Albert Docks

Just upriver from Pier Head, is the city’s former engine room, The Albert Docks.
Once packed with goods such as ivory, tea and tobacco, today the docks are the storehouses of many of the city’s historic and cultural treasures.

Merseyside Maritime Museum

At the Merseyside Maritime Museum, explore Liverpool’s oceangoing past, from the ages of sail, to Titanic stories of loss and sacrifice.

Slavery Museum

Next door, the acclaimed International Slavery Museum is a sobering reminder that the bricks of Liverpool were mortared with the blood and sweat of Africa.

Anfield Road Stadium

But if there are two places just as sacred to Liverpudlians as their cathedrals, it’s the cities football grounds.
Both Liverpool and Everton football clubs have made Liverpool, England’s most successful footballing city.
At Anfield Road Stadium, stand before the statue of the Liverpool manager who uttered the immortal words, “Football is not a matter of life or death,…it’s far, far more important than that.”

Sefton Park

Liverpool is a city where elegance awaits at every turn. Visit gardens of national importance, like Sefton Park, and stop by the bandstand that inspired The Beatles’, Sargent Pepper’s Album.

Croxteth Hall and Sudley House

Explore the lavish interiors of stately homes, like Croxteth Hall and Sudley House.

Walker Art Gallery

At the Walker Art Gallery, stand before artistic treasures that span the great ages of humankind.

Not content to ride the waves of history, Liverpool has forever looked to new horizons, and right across the city you’ll see daring architecture charting a cours to tomorrow.
Liverpool may no longer be England’s gateway to the world, yet each day here is voyage into a spectacular past, and,…a bright bold future.