5 Best Places to Visit in Birmingham

Ana December 3, 2015 0

Birmingham is a large metro in the UK, second only to London in terms of population. In the last few decades it has witnessed great growth in population. It has been known as a city associated with the industrial revolution and has been home to many of the innovations in science and technology which are now commonplace.

Cadbury World

Cadbury World

This is actually a museum, which seeks to give visitors a glimpse into the process and phases of producing chocolate. It also throws some light on the background of chocolate as a whole and the company itself. Every year more than 50000 visitors go through the self-guided tour of the museum. It is organized across 14 different zones, which make use of multiple means of media and activities in order to make the visitor’s learning experience enjoyable.

Birmingham Gay Village

Birmingham Gay Village

The Birmingham Pride festival is a yearly festival that takes place in the gay village. It sees a footfall of up to 100000 visitors every year.

Frankfurt Christmas Market

Frankfurt Christmas Market

This is a relatively new event that has been occurring in Birmingham since 2001 and it is based on its German counterpart. It is essentially an outdoor Christmas market that is huge in size and attracts millions of people.

Mobile library service

Birmingham Central Library

This too has millions of visitors every year. At a certain point of time, the Birmingham Central Library was widely regarded as the biggest municipal library in entire Europe. Recently the base of the library was shifted to Centenary Square.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Birmingham Hippodrome

This is a single theatre and regularly hosts ballets, operas, drama and other such live performances. It is considered to be the busiest of its kind in the UK. Many visiting opera companies also give their performances here. Every year, more than 600000 patrons throng the theatre.

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