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Liverpool Do The Double: River Cruise and Open Top City Sightseeing Bus Tour Combination Ticket
"Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to sailing to redeem your ticket as the ferry departs on the hour between 10am – 4pm.On board this 50-minute river cruise visitors will discover the well-loved legacy of Liverpool and the river Mersey with its musical and maritime history. From The Beatles performing on the Riverboat Shuffle cruises in the early 1960s to tales of smuggling this ferry carries a cargo of memories. Just sit back and enjoy the fascinating commentary wonder at the wildlife and absorb the heritage.Departing hourly the 50-minute river experience sails from Liverpool Pier Head calling at Seacombe and Woodside
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Independent Beatles Day Trip to Liverpool from London by Train
"Take a Day trip by train to the historic port city of Liverpool – a vibrant place of culture and heritage the city’s strong identity has made it a must visit destination for music lovers and football fans from all over the world.Departing from Euston Station at 8am why not head for the UNESCO World Heritage Waterfront on your arrival at Lime Street Station ? Make sure to take a photo of the iconic Royal Liver Building the tallest building in Europe at the time of its construction in 1911 before arriving at Albert Dock.Brimming with museums galleries and a wide variety of bars and restaurants the Dock was transformed in the 1980’s but still retains the largest collection of Grade l listed buildings in the country.The award-winning Beatles Story is the largest visitor attraction dedicated to the lives and times of the ‘Fab Four’. Hear
From GBP145.00
Beatles and Liverpool Rail Day Trip from London
"Your day starts with a relaxing train journey to the historic city of Liverpool European Capital of Culture in 2008. Arriving at Liverpool Lime Street you'll have time to explore this Victorian city perhaps taking a stroll along the stunningly refurbished Albert Dock Complex housing the Merseyside Maritime Museum and Tate Liverpool art gallery.Your tour includes entry to the Beatles Story where you can re-live the Fab Four's meteoric rise to fame. Your visit takes you from the cobbles of Matthew Street and the Cavern through the hysteria of Beatlemania to the final live performance on the Apple rooftop and beyond!The Cavern Quarter is a vibrant city center area and the focus of Beatle history. There's the famous Cavern Club where the lads played 292 times
From GBP138.00

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Rylands library

THE RYLANDS HAS CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS THROUGHOUT 2005. During this time it will be extended and given the copper roof as orginally envisaged by the architect.The renowned John Rylands Library is...
Sep 25, 2005

Central Library

location: St Peter's Square, City CenterIt's an interesting library building with a domed reading room on the upper floor. Like any other library it's also a great source of information, eg. a lot of...
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May 09, 2003

City Library

When it opened in 1934, this was one of the largest public libraries in the world. This was the first British library to employ women librarians and to establish a children's library service (the...
Jan 15, 2003

Manchester Central library...

Manchester Central library and there are also many libraries throughout Manchester...if you just wanna chill and absorb some literary food, go bus'a hush hush move in one of the many different...
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Aug 25, 2002

Chetham's Library and School...

Chetham's Library and School of Music, Long Millgate.Open weekdays from 9.30 am - 4.30pm. Closed between 12.30 and 1.30pm. Free. Tel: 0161 834 9644.Behind the Cathedral, is the best kept secret of the...
Aug 25, 2002

As a student, I love the John...

As a student, I love the John Rylands Library. Its massive and if you've got lots of time on your hands and love reading, that's the place to hang out. Other great places include the University Museum...
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Jewish Museum

Manchester’s Jewish Museum is just outside the City Centre in the Cheetham Hill area, The museum is located in an old Synagogue founded in 1874, the former Ladies gallery now houses a display that...
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Manchester Victoria Station

I went to see Victoria Station because of a tip on Ben-UK's fantastic Manchester page. As I said before, the information about Manchester in my guidebook was absolutely not sufficient, and I...
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Manchester Arena

This is where you will mainly find the 'big names' in Manchester. I'm referring to singers, bands, duo's, comedians, acts and sports games. The Arena can be fully seated or partly seated/partly...
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Piccadilly Gardens

Piccadilly Gardens is located in Central Manchester on Market Street just a few minutes walk from Piccadilly Train Station. Following the IRA bombs in 1997 the gardens were regenerated in 2001 into...
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Manchester Cathedral

Manchester Cathedral near to Harvey Nichols, Urbis and Victoria Station unfortunately was also near to the site of an IRA bomb in 1996. Nearby buildings reduced to rubble but the cathedral escaped...
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I am not really a big football fan, though my husband is. However, on a recent visit to Manchester our hotel was right next to Old Trafford so I went along to have a look. To get to the stadium take...
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