Things to See and Do in Liverpool

by Kimberly Low on 15/09/2016

Liverpool –home to the Beatles and famous for its infamous football clubs, Liverpool FC and Everton FC.


This city has so much to offer that one might just need help on what to see and do as not to be overwhelmed by choices.

Here’s a list of must-sees when you’re in Liverpool:

1. A boat ride on the Mersey

The river runs through one end of the city to another and provides visitors with a magnificent view of most of the city’s highlights. This boat ride might just be the first thing you have to book when you get to Liverpool.

boat cruise on mersey

2. The Beatles Experience

Liverpool is the birthplace of the Beatles. Explore the roots of this legendary band and enjoy their journey from Penny Lane to global stardom with visits to Beatles Story at Albert Dock, Magical Mystery Tour and Cavern Club.

3. Chinese Arch

This mammoth arch is the biggest one outside of China itself. Featuring almost 200 dragons on its tapestry, the arch can be found on the entrance to one of the largest and oldest Chinatowns in Europe – the Liverpool Chinatown.

4. Liverpool Cathedral

Apart from being Britain’s largest church, it is also the largest cathedral in the world. Even the bell and the organ are renowned; the bell being the third largest as well as the heaviest in the world, while the organ is the most complex operational model in existence. Be sure to stay for the choral evensong sessions.

 

5. Museums

Liverpool has a collection of some of the most amazing museums in the world. This list includes ‘World Museum’ – known for the wide range of exhibits from different eras in different areas of the world – and the more modern ‘Museum of Liverpool’ which has so much to offer that you won’t be able to complete the visit in less than a day.


6. Pier Head

Head to the Pier to experience one of the most historically and culturally rich part of the city. Pier Head has been through the best and the worst of Liverpool, and with an abundance of listed buildings to admire, you will sure to find some of the city’s most breath-taking sights here.

 

7. Anfield & Goodison Park

These stadiums are homes to Liverpool’s most famous football clubs – Liverpool FC and Everton FC. Book a ticket to the weekend’s league match and I assure you it will be an unforgettable experience.


8. Art Galleries

You can find the best galleries in Liverpool, so make sure you visit a few while you’re here. The Walker Art Gallery and Tate Modern are among the must-visit.

 

We hope you’ve gotten a fair idea on what to see and do in Liverpool with this list. Now go ahead and enjoy the best that the city has to offer.