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Liverpool tourist places, museums, gastronomy...

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  • 1.Albert DockOne of the most historical sites in Liverpool is Albert Dock that was opened in 1846, now is World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Nowadays its full of shops and bars

2. The Cavern Club The Cavern Club is a nightclub located in Mattew Street, opened in 1957. The club hosted The Beatles' first performance on th 9 february 1961. They played nearly 300 times between 1961 and 1964. Today is the same club, supporting new bands who play there everynight and you can visit the cavern for free (before 8 pm) 3. AnfieldAnfield is the football stadium of Liverpool FC. Liverpool is the most successful club in England. The club has 5 Champions League, more than any club in the UK Anfield has a seating capacity of 45525 and was opened in 1884 4. Penny Lane and Strawberry FieldsPenny Lane is a famous street located in NorthEast Liverpool. It's been described in a Beatles song in 1967, and it became famous. All of the places mentioned in the song are still there, including the barbershop, the bank, the shelter, etc 5. Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields Strawberry Field was a children's orphanage in Woolton, a suburb of Liverpool. It closed in early January 2005 and is now a church and prayer centre. The name of the orphanage became world famous in 1967 with the release of The Beatles single "Strawberry Fields Forever" 6. ChinatownChinatown is located near the city centre's southern edge close to Liverpool Cathedral, and is home to the oldest Chinese community in Europe. It has a chinese casino, lots of restaurants (from all over the world) and a chinese gospel church 7. Walker Art Gallery The Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool has one of the most impressive collections of fine and decorative art in Europe and is renowned for the depth of its Renaissance and Pre-Raphaelite collections. It is home to outstanding works by Rubens, Rembrandt, Poussin and Gainsborough and Rossetti. 8. Museum of Liverpool The Museum of Liverpool is a major new museum for the city, located on the waterfront. The museum demonstrates Liverpools unique contribution to the world and showcases popular culture while tackling social, historical and contemporary issues. 9. The Beatles Story The Beatles Story is the world's leading Beatles-themed visitor attraction and is based in Liverpool, birthplace of The Beatles. The Beatles Story was established in 1988, opening in the newly developed Albert Dock in May 1990. The Beatles Story explores the story of the Beatles chronologically, from the first meeting between John Lennon and Paul McCartney to the eventual break-up of the band and their lives after The Beatles. The Beatles Story is told through the 'Living History' audio guides narrated by John Lennon's sister Julia. This is now available in ten languages, making the Beatles Story one of the leading UK attractions in foreign language provision. 10. Port of Liverpool One of the largest ports in the UK, the port of liverpool is located on both banks of the river mersey, britains third busiest estuary, and handles 15,000 shipping movements annually. It has connections with Dublin, Belfast and the Isle of Man. It was the home port of the Titanic 11. Gastronomy Scouse: Scouse is a type of lamb or beef stew. The word comes from lobscouse a stew commonly eaten by sailors throughout Northern Europe, which became popular in seasports such as Liverpool. Scouse is strongly associated with Liverpool, where it remains popular and is a staple of local pub and caf menus, although recipes vary greatly and often include ingredients which are inconsistent with the thrifty roots of the dish. "Scouse" has become part of a genre of slang terms which refer to people by stereotypes of their dietary habits 12. THATS ALL, FOLKS! MADE BY: FRANCISCO CABRERIZO FRIAS