Beautiful UK cities tourists often miss in vain

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What to see in the UK

"London is the capital of Great Britain" is a phrase familiar to anyone who has studied English. But Foggy Albion is not known for London alone. Get acquainted with no less beautiful and interesting parts of the country, which impress with their uniqueness and beauty.

Liverpool (Merseyside, northwest England)

This city is one of the three in the UK where the world-famous Tate Gallery of Modern Art is located. In addition, the metropolis is decorated with various sculptures and installations. Lambananas will definitely attract your attention. These unusual figures can be found in different variations in almost every part of Liverpool.

We advise fans of The Beatles to visit this place. You should visit The Cavern Club, where the Liverpool four began their enchanting career. The city also has a museum dedicated to the history of these legendary musicians.

Albert Dock is considered to be a real symbol of the city. These are former warehouses and other technical buildings turned into a modern complex with shops and restaurants.

By the way, if you think that a trip to the United Kingdom is not a cheap pleasure, you should pay attention to Liverpool. It is rightly called one of the most affordable cities in England.

What to see:

  • Merseyside Maritime Museum;
  • Bluecoat;
  • Sefton Park;
  • Liverpool Cathedral;
  • National Architectural Center RIBA North.
Beautiful UK cities tourists often miss in vain

Bath (Somerset, southwest of Great Britain)

An ivory-colored city that you will fall in love with at first sight.

Charming ivory buildings distinguish Bath from other English towns and cities. Almost everything here is made of limestone quarried nearby. Thanks to the stone of this special color, the city was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

There is a majestic abbey here, next to which, in 1878, a large complex of Roman thermal baths built more than a thousand years ago was found. Later, Bath became a popular resort for the English aristocracy. Today, the official name of the town's train stop is Bath Spa, which further emphasizes the presence of thermal spas in this wonderful place.

This corner is also famous for its artificial castle. Outside the town, an aristocrat dared to build only the facade of the fortification just so that it could be seen from the windows of the town's residents and visitors.

What to see:

  • Pulteney Bridge;
  • Sally Lunn's house;
  • Prior Park;
  • The Royal Theater;
  • Royal Crescent townhouse.
Beautiful UK cities tourists often miss in vain

Canterbury (Kent, south-east England)

Just a few tens of kilometers from the bustling London is the ancient and cozy town of Canterbury.

This fabulous town is home to the head of the Church of England, Canterbury Cathedral. This is the most valuable pearl of the region not only from an architectural point of view but also in terms of its significance. It was here that missionaries began to arrive from the Roman Empire in 597, including St. Augustine, who baptized the local Norman king. Over time, the importance of the religious building only grew.

In the historic center of the city you will see many old houses. In one of them, dating back to 1600, there is an authentic restaurant, Tiny Tim's Tearoom. Here you can order a real English tea ceremony. You will long remember the floral taste of Darjeeling and the aroma of fresh pastries.

What to see:

  • Augustinian Abbey;
  • Canterbury Museum;
  • Kent Museum of Freemasonry;
  • Canterbury Castle;
  • New Marlowe Theatre.
Beautiful UK cities tourists often miss in vain

Glasgow (administrative center of the eponymous region, western Scotland)

The largest city in Scotland with an interesting history, unique architecture, stunning nature, and rich culture. A versatile destination for travelers, where you can find attractions and entertainment for different tastes.

We recommend visiting St. Mungo's Cathedral, which is one of the oldest and most beautiful buildings in the region. The architectural monument is one of the few that managed to survive the Reformation. This cathedral impresses with its beauty both inside and out. Here you will find majestic towers and stained-glass windows, an interesting museum and monument to St. Mungo, an unsurpassed Necropolis and a breathtaking panoramic view of the city.

Enjoy the finest art collections by visiting the Kelvingrove Gallery, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Burrell Collection, three major art museums that showcase masterpieces by world-class artists.

Feel almost like you're at Hogwarts when you visit the University of Glasgow. It has a fairy-tale and slightly magical atmosphere. You will be able to enjoy the old buildings, arches, and spiral staircases. Visit a small chapel and a museum of painting. In addition, you will find a wonderful park where you can feed the squirrels.

What to see:

  • George Square;
  • Necropolis;
  • Riverside Museum;
  • Pollok Park;
  • Glasgow Botanic Gardens.
Beautiful UK cities tourists often miss in vain

Get to know these unforgettable corners of the UK and explore the unique features of each city. Your trip will be full of vivid emotions and unforgettable moments that will remain in your memory forever.

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