Liverpool is a music fan's paradise, and the city is filled with now-historic attractions charting its artists' success.
Strolling around the famous streets will bring you to such world-famous landmarks as the Cavern Club, where many local bands, including The Beatles, perfected the songs that would revolutionise the world of music forever.
For fans, walking and bus tours run regularly from the city centre, taking in all of the historic venues the city is famed for.
Albert Dock is a World Heritage site, and a visit is almost like stepping back in time, and with its wealth of attractions, is a great place to spend a day. The site is also home to many museums devoted to the city's proud history, and is packed with cafes and bars, too and a wide range of activities and interactive attractions for the kids.
For football fans, why not book a tour of Liverpool and Everton's grounds, or for something more relaxing, spend a few hours in Sefton Park, the city's biggest park and home to ornamental lakes, and acres of lawns and gardens.
A ride on the world-famous Mersey Ferries is a must for anyone visiting this spectacular city.
Near the city centre stands Liverpool Cathedral. It's Britain's largest cathedral, and the awe-inspiring architecture has to be seen to be truly believed. A variety of events are held here regularly, and you can climb the 100m Cathedral Tower for amazing views of the whole of Liverpool.
Step into the Walker Art Gallery on Willam Brown Street, which is home to a stunning collection of paintings, sculpture and decorative arts spanning six hundred years. Here you'll see world-famous works by Rubens, Poussin, Rembrandt, Gainsborough and many more.
Dining & Shopping
Love shopping? You'll be spoilt for choice in Liverpool, with its gleaming new city-centre shopping centres, boutique arcades, bohemian streets and farmers markets. The exclusive Metquarter is the place to find select fashion and beauty outlets such as Gieves & Hawkes, Hugo Boss, MAC and Armani Exchange.
With such a mix of culture, Liverpool doesn't disappoint when it comes to dining, either. The city centre streets are lined with a wide range of cafes and restaurants, with many specialising in foods from all over the world.
The cafes are your best bet if you want to dine like the locals, and feature a traditional array of English cafe food.
Did you know?
Liverpool's Anglian Cathedral on Hope Street is home to the world's heaviest bell, and the Cathedral is one of the world's largest religious buildings.
Liverpool has more parks than Paris.
People from Liverpool are often known as ‘scousers’. Scouse was originally a stew made from beef, potatoes, cabbage and carrots and eaten by poor people during the 1800s.