Claim to Fame:
On a more sober note, Liverpool's early fortunes were made in the slave trade, making it a moving and important place to visit for anyone interested in this aspect of history.
- About 447,000 people and growing
- 10,863 people per square mile
Principal Train Stations:
Indulge in Beatlemania:
Five More Cool Things to Do:
- Take a Ferry Cross the Mersey.
- Explore Liverpool's maritime history in its UNESCO World Heritage Site Dock Front and its fabulous Merseyside Maritime Museum.
- Remember the Abolition of Slavery in the British Empire by visiting the International Slavery Museum, opening August 23, 2007, or following the Slavery History Trail.
- Visit The Tate Liverpool, the North's hippest art gallery.
- Step back in time at Speke Hall, the most famous Tudor mansion in England - and right outside the city center.
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Liverpool Maps and Liverpool Guides to Buy Direct
- Michelin Northern England and The Midlands, with Liverpool City Plan
- Liverpool A to Z
- Liverpool (Pevsner Architectural Guides)