What to See in Liverpool

Discover the best things to see in Liverpool with Avanti. From iconic landmarks to stunning viewpoints, plan your eye-catching visit now

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By the Avanti Web Team

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2 min read | 22 May 2024

Liverpool boasts a variety of sights that cater to all interests as you explore its vibrant streets. You’ll encounter historic landmarks, iconic buildings, and viewpoints showcasing the city's unique character.

Liverpool is famous for its music and seafaring history. It also has modern attractions and cultural experiences.

Join us as we take you on a tour of what to see in Liverpool, from waterfront vistas to architectural marvels.

Find the best things to see in Liverpool

Liverpool is a city brimming with history and culture. It offers an inviting mix of iconic places and hidden gems waiting to be explored.

History and culture with Liverpool’s museums and galleries

Discover Liverpool's rich history at the Museum of Liverpool. You will find a range of exhibits that delve into the city's social movements, sporting legacy, and role as a port city.

Or if you’re more interested in its maritime history, visit the Merseyside Maritime Museum. Here you can explore Liverpool’s seafaring heritage. See artefacts from the Titanic, exhibits on the Lusitania, and other compelling displays.

Those looking to venture through Liverpool’s galleries should start at the Tate Liverpool. This renowned gallery boasts modern masterpieces from the likes of Artur Żmijewski and Lubaina Himid.

For more traditional artwork, there’s also the Walker Art Gallery. This is home to an impressive array of Pre-Raphaelite collections that are sure to fascinate historical art lovers.

For a family-friendly day out, consider all the museums and exciting activities to experience from a hidden WWII bunker to everyday science at Eureka! Science Discovery.

Wide angle of Liverpool

The most Instagrammable places in Liverpool

For one of the best Liverpool viewpoints, take yourself to the top of St John’s Beacon. This 360° viewing gallery promises panoramic views across the city.

If you’re looking for a different perspective, you can also take a ferry ride across the Mersey River. This pleasant journey will allow you to take some captivating shots of Liverpool’s iconic skyline.

To immerse yourself more in the natural scenery of Liverpool, you can take a stroll along Crosby Beach. Not only will you find coastal vistas, but you'll also find Antony Gormley's 'Another Place' sculptures.

Three Graces

Iconic Liverpool landmarks

Some of Liverpool's most stunning buildings are more than just their architecture with immersive experiences inside St George’s Hall and the Royal Liver Building.

Liverpool is home to some of the UK’s most iconic cathedrals, with each showcasing a distinct architectural style. The Anglican Cathedral is a testament to Gothic design, while the Metropolitan Cathedral has a more modern form, and the Liverpool Cathedral is the largest in the UK.

You can also continue your journey into Liverpool’s history by visiting the Royal Albert Dock. This bustling hub is home to shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions like The Beatles Story Museum.

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