Brighton is popularly known to be a sea-facing travel destination in the UK, perfect for relaxing on beaches. It is also an ecologically important area, being on the seashore as well as having the South Downs National Park. Many people visit Brighton believing that bathing in the sea will get rid of their ailments. People also visit Brighton in order to board boats going to France.
It is a multi-purpose business centre for holding exhibitions, trade shows, etc. It is home to more than a 100 events every year, which bring in significant revenue and vary in their nature from political gatherings to music concerts.
Grand Brighton Hotel
It has a Victorian architecture with a slight Italian influence and faces the sea. It is positioned as a niche hotel and is priced accordingly. It was constructed in the second half of the nineteenth century. It also has facilities for hosting conferences and weddings.
Brighton Palace Pier
It opened at the end of the nineteenth century and is currently 524 metres in length. It has an entertainment arcade and many amusement rides. It has full-time staff looking after the health and safety of visitors using the rides.
Like its name says, this was home to the royal family for their stay in Brighton. Construction began in the late 18th century and its architecture has a distinct Indian influence, especially on the exteriors. It has undergone a series of expansions. It also has a concert hall and a library.
Brighton Clock Tower
This is located right in the heart of the city and was constructed in the late 19th century. It has been subject to many debates about its need and architectural styles. It has also been associated as a symbol of Victorian influence and holds a special place in the hearts of Brighton residents. There have been many demands for its removal but the cost of destruction has prevented the structure from being demolished so far.