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Discover the Top 15 Things to Do in Birmingham

Ketki Dongare Jun 15, 2019
This major city of United Kingdom, is popular for its museums, historic landmarks, botanical gardens, themed restaurants and clubs, theaters, sports arenas. Explore Birmingham and be ready to reminisce it.

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Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Reflect on the collections ranging from Pre-Raphaelite paintings to Greek, Egyptian and Roman culture. To mark the 500th death anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci in 2019, the museum exhibited his drawings for public display.

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Library of Birmingham

Home to 800,000 books and the Shakespeare Memorial Room, this 10-floored glass building is every book-lover's dream come true. Sit on the 7th floor, with a book in hand and a panoramic view of the city to go along with.

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Victoria Square - The City's Center

The most famous public square of Birmingham is home to some beautiful, iconic monuments and historic buildings.

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The square is surrounded by the Council House, Town Hall, Victoria Square House, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery and 130 Colmore Row. 

'The River', a fountain commonly known as, 'The Floozie in the Jacuzzi' is another popular attraction.

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Statue of Queen Victoria

The Statue was originally created in marble by Thomas Brock in 1901, only 12 days before the demise of the monarch. As of today, the statue of Queen Victoria stands proud in the Victoria Square.

Symphony Hall

The Symphony hall is one of the finest and the most prestigious concert halls in Birmingham. With a plethora of showcases from the world’s greatest musicians and orchestras, it is home to the world-renowned City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

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Birmingham Churches & Cathedrals

Birmingham is a site to many Churches and Cathedrals, built during the Roman Era.

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Birmingham Cathedral, St. Martin's Church, St. Philip’s Cathedral, St. Paul's Church are some beautiful churches and cathedrals in and around the city.

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Jewellery Quarter

The Jewellery Quarter is the largest European jewelry manufacturing area. Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, Newman Brothers Coffin Works, and the Pen Museum, are a must visit when in this area.

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Birmingham's Canal Network

Explore the city with the canals that are surrounded by charming cafes, shops, and galleries. Take a simple stroll alongside these canals, or go on a boat ride.

Birmingham's Parks and Lakes

Relax in the Birmingham Parks that are surrounded with acres of green spaces, relaxing gardens, botanical gardens and glasshouses, and lakes. Cannon Hill Park, Winterbourne House and Garden, Lightwoods Park & House are such scenic parks to visit.

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Cadbury World

The biggest hit after Willy Wonka, is the Cadbury World. If you have a sweet tooth or love chocolates, you are at the right place. Indulge yourself into sampling from the many chocolate products here at the Cadbury World.

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Shopping Spree

For the luxury of shopping, visit Bullring, the largest shopping center in Birmingham.

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'The Golden Boys'- Statue of Boulton, Watt and Murdoch

The big-sized statue of Matthew Boulton, James Watt, and William Murdoch was built by William Boyle as a tribute to their role in leading Birmingham with the Industrial Revolution in late 18th century.

Adventure & Family Day Out

Get an adrenaline rush at Alton Towers, Drayton Manor Park, The Bear Grylls Adventure. Or enjoy family moments at the Cadbury World and LEGOLAND Discovery Centre. The city has plenty of amazing 'Family-time' places to see.

National Sea Life Centre

Feed the sea life creatures, or roam amidst sharks, sea turtles, penguins, jellyfish and other beautiful fishes. The National Sea Life Centre offers a unique experience with a Sea Life Sleepover under the ocean.

Michelin-starred Restaurants

This UK city has more Michelin-starred restaurants as compared to any other city. Birmingham offers a culinary delight to its visitors with high-end restaurants and quirky speakeasies.