Liverpool is more than just a city with a big
reputation - It's the centre of a vast area of beauty, culture and
entertainment that deserves exploration. Many of the attractions on
offer are superb value or even free.
A stroll around the UNESCO-listed waterfront will
take up a morning and probably fill your camera's memory card.The
Three Graces, Albert Dock and Pier Head are as iconic as they are
dramatic, and delving into their history in the city's museums is an
enlightening (and free) experience.
The beaches and dunes in Sefton and around Wirral
Peninsula should be pencilled in for a sunny day, and the villages
and rural idyll that starts at the outskirts will make for many a
It was founded as a borough in 1207 and was
granted city status in 1880. Liverpool is the fourth largest city in
the United Kingdom (third largest in England)
In 2004, several areas throughout the city centre
were granted World Heritage Site status by UNESCO. Referred to as the
Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City, the site comprises six separate
locations in the city including the Pier Head, Albert Dock and
William Brown Street and includes many of the city's most famous landmarks.
In 2007 the city celebrated the 800th anniversary
of the foundation of the borough of Liverpool. Liverpool is home to
Britain's oldest Black community, dating to at least the 1730s, and
some Black Liverpudlians are able to trace their ancestors in the
city back ten generations. The city is also home to the oldest
Chinese community in Europe; the first residents of the city's
Chinatown arrived as seamen in the nineteenth century.
Liverpool has more galleries and national museums
than any other city in the United Kingdom apart from London.
LIVERPOOL CURRY SCENE PROFILE
Although not having a huge reputation so far for
Indian restaurants, the curry scene in Liverpool is developing year
on year so that as well as ever popular restaurants such as Gulshan,
there are many other choices. Trip Advisor lists 666 restaurants in
Liverpool of which 42 are Indian and the top one is Yukti.
Yell list 103. Other choices are Spice Brasserie,
Zaffron, Spice City, EastzEast, Mayur and Maharaja.
TEAM TO REPRESENT LIVERPOOL :
Four restaurants have been chosen with the help of
your votes to represent Liverpool for judging purposes. :
your favourite city on firstname.lastname@example.org
The Team voted to represent Liverpool 2016 is :
393 Prescot Road Liverpool Tel : 0151 228 2225 www.yukti.co.uk
69 Bold Street Liverpool L1 4EZ Tel 0151 708 9356 www.mowglistreetfood.com