Posted: 15 Jun 2019, 11:48 by TotalsAdmin20, Updated: 16 Mar 2021, 12:10
The United Kingdom, an island nation, consisting of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. It is one of the most popular places in the world for tourists to visit. The UK is a well-developed country it has a strong cultural identity and history. Its a nation known for its influence on the world throughout history. There is plenty to see in the UK, we’ve compiled a list of the best five cities to visit in terms of sightseeing…
The capital, seat of government, the home of the official residence of the Queen, it is the largest city in the United Kingdom. London is full of sights worth visiting that cover many genres. The city is full of museums that are amongst the best in the world, they cover many genres such as art, natural history and UK history. The Westminster area is where the UK’s parliament area is situated, right on the banks of the River Thames; it is also where the London Eye is situated. Buckingham Palace is situated in London, it is the official residence of the Queen and is one of the most visited sights in the UK.
A major city in the north of England, known across the world for its rich history in innovation, sport and music. Manchester is a must visit on a trip to the UK. It is one of the friendliest cities in the nation, a place where everyone is welcomed. It is full of sights to see. It is the home of one of the world's most famous sports teams in Manchester United. It’s Science and Industry and People's History museums are engaging and detail how Manchester has affected the world. It is a city known for its music with bands such as Oasis and the Stone Roses known across the world.
A maritime city in northwest England that was the home of one of the UK’s main trade and migration ports for centuries. Liverpool is also known for its sports teams and musical past with The Beatles from Liverpool conquering the musical world. The Beatles bring tourists to the city with sights such as the Cavern Club which was where the band first played amongst peoples favourite sights to visit when in Liverpool. The iconic popular sights of the mercantile buildings known as the "Three Graces", the Royal Liver Building, Cunard Building and the Port of Liverpool Building attract interest and all rise close to the water's edge.
The capital of Scotland. The hilly city is known for its Medieval Old Town and Georgian New Town. The most popular sight to see in the city is the castle that is dominant in the city. As well as the castle there's the Scottish National Museum and Gallery. If you fancy something different you can walk out into the countryside with Arthur’s Seat a popular mountain next to the city that provides beautiful views over the city. Edinburgh is a great place to experience Scottish culture.
A medieval cathedral city situated in the south of England. The main sight to see in the city is the cathedral, which is one of the most impressive in the whole of the UK; it has one of the oldest clocks in the world and also has an original copy of the Magna Carta. Another impressive sight is the prehistoric stone circle at Stonehenge, which stands on the grasslands of Salisbury Plain; this world wonder attracts many visitors throughout the year.