What do you think if today we take a tour of one of the most powerful and influential territories on the planet? We are referring to United Kingdom, a sovereign state comprising England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. In this territory tradition and modernity mix, being able to find great diversity both in terms of its population and the landscape. In addition, it is important to note that it houses a great historical and cultural heritage. Therefore, it is not surprising that it is one of the most visited countries on the planet.
What we want to do today is take a tour of the cities most important in the UK taking into account both its population and other factors. Would you like to join us?
How could it be otherwise, we have to start by talking about London, the capital of England. The city stands out for its cosmopolitan character, although it is also important to note that it is a place that offers fun, history, culture, lights and lots of color. Big Ben, the London Eye or the Changing of the Guard are some of the things you cannot miss.
We also want to talk to you about Birmingham, considered the second most populous city in the country. It is located in the West Midlands region and is known as "the city of a thousand businesses". In fact, some scholars claim that it is the cradle of Industrial Revolution. Like London, it is also a modern and cosmopolitan city.
The third most populous city in England is Glasgow, which is located in Scotland. Developed around the cathedral, it owes its architectural legacy to its past industrial. Its Victorian buildings stand out, in addition to its lively nightlife. On the other hand, you should know that in its theaters and live music venues you can enjoy fantastic performances and shows.
Located in Merseyside County, Liverpool is a city passionate about music, soccer and sports. It is known worldwide for being the place where they were formed the Beatles. Here you will find the oldest Chinese neighborhood in the world, as well as a port that has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
A city that could not be missing from the list is Leeds, which is located in the north of England, more specifically in West Yorkshire. Located on the Aire river, it stands out for its lively nightlife, its culture, its style architecture Victorian and its fashion stores. Its historical center deserves a special mention, full of interesting buildings.
Of course, we also have to talk to you about Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. Also known as the "Auld Rekkie" ("Old Chimney"), due to the large number of chimneys that could be found, the city is lovely, with narrow cobbled alleys, beautiful gardens, amazing buildings and interesting museums. Many people visit the place to see its crypts, passageways and cemeteries.
Another city that could not be missing from the list is Bristol, located in the west of England, is known for its atmosphere Bohemian and pop culture. In fact, it is the birthplace of many icons of modern art and music. The city stands out for being very lively both day and night.
Finally, and knowing that we are leaving many important cities in the pipeline, we want to talk about Manchester, known as the English city of party and music. It is actually a tremendously dynamic place with many manifestations artistic and cultural. In addition, it is important to keep in mind that both universities and architecture and football play a major role.
Top 10 Cities of England (September 2020)
- Birmingham, Bristol, cities, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester