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    Shopping District

    by RaquelMac Written May 3, 2007

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    Leeds is famous for its shopping area. It's packed with the major retailers, ranging from budget shops to designer goods.

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    Parish church

    by Airpunk Written Aug 26, 2005

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    The parish church is a building from the mid-19th century, but the predecessor buildings date back to the late 7th century. The church was reconstructed in neogothic style and consecrated in 1841.

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    Town hall

    by Airpunk Written Aug 26, 2005

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    The town hall was built in 1858 and was inaugurated by Queen Victoria herself. Today, it is used for concerts and other events, but this victorian beauty hasn't lost a bit of its flair.

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    Royal Armories

    by bscott1 Written Dec 11, 2004

    The Royal Armories is a giagantic museum consisting of weaponry from countries all over the world, including India, China, and several western countries.

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    The arcades in the city center

    by bscott1 Written Dec 2, 2004

    Leeds boasts several arcades, nearly all of which have been magnificently restored. If you are walking around, be sure to go out of your way to stroll through these.

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    The Royal Armouries

    by Piggy73 Updated Oct 25, 2004

    Worth a look especially as it is currently free and it has some worthwhile exhibitions & renenactments as well as jousting & falconry demonstrations in Summer.

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    City Art Gallery

    by M.E.R.V Written Jan 9, 2003

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    Perhaps the only tourist attraction I stepped into. The musem houses best collections of 20th century art outside London. It was quite impressive, I have to say.

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    Kirkgate Market

    by M.E.R.V Updated Jan 9, 2003

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    There are lotsa lotsa markets in Leeds and this is perhaps one of the best. On top of that, it is Europe's largest indoor market and also the birthplace of Marks & Sparks....wot more can you say?

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    St. John Church

    by Chamsa Written Sep 8, 2002

    An Anglican church built in the 1620-30s, so shortly after the civil war. It is one of the few examples from that period. The two naves are also very rare. Nice oak craftings.

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    Harewood House

    by steventilly Written Aug 24, 2002

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    A whole host of things to see and do - stately home, small zoo, aquarium, parks and gardens and a large program of special events throughout the year.

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No trip to Leeds would be complete without a visit to the ROYAL ARMOURIES MUSEUM. The Royal Armouries is one of four museums, the other three being The Tower of London, Fort Nelson in Porstmouth...

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