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14 Best Things to See and Do in Bristol, England

Ketki Dongare Jul 15, 2019
Named as the best city in Britain to live in, the B's of Bristol; Brunel, Banksy, Bridges, Balloons, and Boats, make it a popular tourist destination. Shop in the boutiques, cruise in the River Avon, or just chill on the harbor side. Bristol is fun for a city break!

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Sitting atop the Avon Gorge, Clifton Observatory offers splendid views of the Bristol City and the Clifton Suspension Bridge.

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Enjoy the sunsets with gorgeous views of the city from the Cabot Tower, located on the Brandon Hill.

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Witness Bristol's history and explore the architecture at the Parish church, St Mary Redcliffe Church.

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Glimpse on the stunning gothic-style architecture and the glass-stained walls of the Bristol Cathedral.

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The Bristol Museum and Art Gallery showcases the whole history of Bristol, and a visit to this beautiful architectural piece is a must!

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The most iconic landmark and a masterpiece of Brunel, the Clifton Suspension Bridge is a picturesque bridge on the Avon Gorge.
The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta offers a splendid sight of the bridge, with 130 air balloons soaring high in the background.

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Steer through the River Avon and get a boat’s-eye view of the colorful architecture along the harbor.

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Climb on board the SS Great Britain and go back in time with orchestral settings of the Victorian sailors.

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Sit out for lunch or just relax at the Queen Square. This Georgian City center, green space is a perfect evening spot!

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Wander around the unique dockside museum, M Shed, and encounter treasures from the industrial and maritime past!

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Hangout in the restaurants, cafes, and shops on the vibrant Bristol Harbourside, which once used to be a busy dock filled with sailors and merchants.

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Step into the giant silver ball on the Millennium Square, and stargaze in the interactive galaxy Planetarium.
Tune yourself in the charming Clifton Village and be sure not to miss the elegant Georgian architecture of the Royal York Crescent.