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If you’ve got three days to play with in Liverpool, this is the guide for you. The first two days give you a whirl-wind tour of the city centre, while day three gives you a few different options to explore further afield.

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  • History Buff
  • Shopping Fanatic
  • Art and Architecture Lover
  • Nightlife Seeker
  • Nature Lover
  • Foodie
  • Trendsetter
  • Like a Local

15 Places

5 City Tips

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15 Places

Day 1

Royal Liver Building

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Museum of Liverpool

Speciality Museums

Albert Dock

Gift & Speciality Shops, Piers & Boardwalks, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Scenic Walking Areas

Tate Liverpool

Art Museums

Mathew Street

Neighbourhoods

The Cavern Club

Bars & Clubs, Historic Sites

Day 2

Bombed Out Church

Concerts, Historic Sites, Movie Theatres, Churches & Cathedrals, Monuments & Statues

St. George's Hall

Architectural Buildings

World Museum

Natural History Museums, History Museums, Historic Sites

Liverpool Cathedral

Sacred & Religious Sites

Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool

Sacred & Religious Sites

Day 3

Croxteth Hall & Country Park

Parks, Historic Sites

Antony Gormley's Another Place

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Anfield Stadium

Arenas & Stadiums, Sports Complexes

Echo Wheel of Liverpool

Theme Parks

Jessica B's City Tips

  • Tipping is common in restaurants, I recommend leaving around 10% of the bill if the restaurant hasn’t already charged you a service fee.
  • Liverpool city centre is quite compact and most major sites are within walking distance of each other.
  • The city is served well by both buses and trains.
  • Liverpool is quite an informal city during the day, but if you’re planning to explore the nightlife, be sure to dress up to fit in.
  • If you are getting more than two buses a day, invest in a Day Saver ticket as this will save you money. Weekly tickets are also available.
    Day 1
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    Royal Liver Building
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Jessica B Says:

    This iconic building is the ideal place to start your tour of Liverpool.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • History Buff
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • When it was built in 1911, The Royal Liver Building was the tallest building in Europe!
    • Look out for the two Liver Birds who sit on top of the building; the emblem of the city.
    • Be sure to check out the neighbouring Cunard Building and Port of Liverpool buildings; the three together make up the famous waterfront skyline.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #24 of 179 things to do in Liverpool
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Iconic building 25/08/2016
    • Historical Building in Liverpool 23/08/2016
    • Royal Liver Building
    Address:
    Royal Liver Assurance
    Pier Head
    Liverpool L3 1PW
    England
    Phone:
    44 151 236 2748
    Other:
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    Museum of Liverpool
    Speciality Museums
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    Jessica B Says:

    This fascinating museum explores Liverpool’s unique contribution to history, sport and music. There is something for everyone to enjoy here.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Like a Local
    • History Buff
    Tips
    • The museum is free to enter.
    • The top floor offers a beautiful view across the river Mersey on a clear day.
    • There are plenty of interactive materials to keep young ones entertained.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #6 of 179 things to do in Liverpool
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Love this museum 25/08/2016
    • Great place to visit. 25/08/2016
    • Museum of Liverpool
    Address:
    Pier Head
    Liverpool L3 1DG
    England
    Phone:
    0151 478 4545
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 17:00
    Other:
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    Albert Dock
    Gift & Speciality Shops, Piers & Boardwalks, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Scenic Walking Areas
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    Jessica B Says:

    These beautiful docks and old warehouses are now home to a variety of shops, restaurants, exhibitions, and museums. The stunning complex makes up the largest group of Grade 1 listed buildings in the country.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Like a Local
    • History Buff
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Tips
    • There’s a visitor’s centre located in Anchor Court which will provide you with maps and information about the city.
    • The docks are home to the Liverpool Maritime Museum, the Beatles Story, the International Slavery Museum and the Tate Modern Art Gallery.
    • This is a great place to stop off for coffee or lunch.
    • Many events take place here throughout the year, check online for details.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 38 Shopping in Liverpool
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • the beatles life size statues well worth a photo opporunity 25/08/2016
    • From the old to the new. 25/08/2016
    • Albert Dock
    Address:
    Riverside Walk
    Liverpool L3 4AG
    England
    Phone:
    44 151 708 8854
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:00 - 18:00
    Other:
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    Tate Liverpool
    Art Museums
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    Jessica B Says:

    The Tate is an intimate art gallery where you can get up-close-and-personal with some of the biggest names in contemporary art.

    Good for
    • Trendsetter
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Admission to the gallery is free. However, there may be a small charge for special exhibits.
    • There is a small shop and café within the gallery.
    • Exhibits change frequently, so check online to see what is being displayed.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #38 of 179 things to do in Liverpool
    • Interesting free collection 24/08/2016
    • Well I thought I had an idea of what 'art' is.... 23/08/2016
    • Tate Liverpool
    Address:
    Albert Dock
    Liverpool L3 4BB
    England
    Phone:
    0151 702 7400
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 17:00
    Other:
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    Mathew Street
    Neighbourhoods
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    Jessica B Says:

    This lively street full of bars and restaurant is home to Liverpool’s thriving music scene. A great place to visit right through to the early-hours.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Trendsetter
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Tips
    • Be sure to check out the Wall of Fame; a monument to Liverpool’s role in music: Liverpool has produced more number one hit singles than any other city!
    • Why not stop off for a pint in The Grapes pub? This is where the Fab 4 (The Beatles!) used to drink between gigs at the Cavern Club.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #27 of 179 things to do in Liverpool
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A street full of memories. . 24/08/2016
    • A great break for couples of all ages! 24/08/2016
    • Mathew Street
    Other:
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    The Cavern Club
    Bars & Clubs, Historic Sites
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    Jessica B Says:

    The birth-place of the Beatles! An underground bar, the Cavern Club is exactly how it was in the 1960s when the Beatles played here. Since then, many other famous singers and bands have performed here and they have all left their own mark on the Club.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Trendsetter
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Tips
    • Local bands play live music here almost every day. Why not stay for a gig?
    • Although anyone can enter the club to look around, you must be over the age of 18 to purchase alcohol.
    • Look out for the sculpture of John Lennon just outside the pub.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 179 Nightlife in Liverpool
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Live music eight days a week! 25/08/2016
    • Cavern Club....whatever the time 25/08/2016
    • The Cavern Club
    Address:
    10 Mathew Street
    Liverpool L2 6RE
    England
    Phone:
    44 151 236 1965
    Hours:
    Sun - Wed
    10:00 - 00:00
    Thu - Sat
    10:00 - 02:00
    Other:
  • Day 2
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    Bombed Out Church
    Concerts, Historic Sites, Movie Theatres, Churches & Cathedrals, Monuments & Statues
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    Jessica B Says:

    More commonly known as 'the bombed out church' St Luke’s was destroyed during the Blitz of World War II. With no ceiling, and plants now growing inside, it is a real place of tranquility in the centre of the city and serves as a memorial to those who lost their lives during the war.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • History Buff
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • A donation is kindly requested to enter the church. I recommend a few pounds per person.
    • The space is often used for art exhibitions and theatre performances; check what’s on before you go.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #8 of 24 Concerts & Shows in Liverpool
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • get away from the shops 25/08/2016
    • Pity you can't get in or get some information 24/08/2016
    • Bombed Out Church
    Address:
    Leece Street
    Liverpool L1 2TR
    England
    Phone:
    07714328415
    Hours:
    Wed - Sun
    12:00 - 18:00
    Other:
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    St. George's Hall
    Architectural Buildings
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    Jessica B Says:

    Built in the early 1800s, this building is one of the finest examples of Neo-Classical architecture in the country. Inside, there is a beautiful ball room as well as a Victorian era court and jail cells.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Hidden Gems
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • There is a tourist information centre, café and small shop inside the building.
    • It is free to enter but consider leaving a small donation to help towards the upkeep of the building.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #14 of 179 things to do in Liverpool
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • stunning 25/08/2016
    • Lovely building 24/08/2016
    • St. George's Hall
    Address:
    St. Georges Hall Lime Street
    Liverpool L1 1JJ
    England
    Phone:
    +44 151 707 2391
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 05:00
    Other:
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    World Museum
    Natural History Museums, History Museums, Historic Sites
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    Jessica B Says:

    This museum boasts five floors of fascinating and completely different exhibitions. From Anglo-Saxon treasures to a planetarium and an aquarium, there is something to keep everyone entertained.

    Good for
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Like a Local
    • History Buff
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • The museum is completely free to enter and has a lovely restaurant on the ground floor.
    • A great place to hide out on a rainy day.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #26 of 179 things to do in Liverpool
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • World museum is never boring 25/08/2016
    • Fantastic for kids 25/08/2016
    • World Museum
    Address:
    Liverpool Museum William Brown Street
    Liverpool L3 8EN
    England
    Phone:
    0151 478 4393
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 17:00
    Other:
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    Liverpool Cathedral
    Sacred & Religious Sites
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    Jessica B Says:

    Liverpool boasts two cathedrals which sit ten minutes’ walk away from each other at opposite ends of Hope Street. The Anglican Cathedral is the largest in the UK and the 5th largest in the world. Most certainly worth a visit.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • There is a gift shop and small café within the cathedral.
    • During the summer you can access the towers (either by stairs or lift), which gives breath-taking panoramic views over the city. Highly recommended.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 179 things to do in Liverpool
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Outstanding 25/08/2016
    • Outstanding Architecture 25/08/2016
    • Liverpool Cathedral
    Address:
    St. James Road
    Liverpool L1 7AZ
    England
    Phone:
    0151 709 6271
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    08:00 - 18:00
    Other:
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    Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool
    Sacred & Religious Sites
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    Jessica B Says:

    This Catholic cathedral is known locally as 'The Wigwam'. In contrast to its Anglican counterpart, the building is strikingly modern.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • When inside the building, don’t forget to look up; the stained glass ceiling is stunning.
    • You can take a guided tour of the building. These are free, but it is recommended to leave a small donation per person.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #12 of 179 things to do in Liverpool
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Awesome 25/08/2016
    • Unique Modern Cathedral 25/08/2016
    • Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool
    Address:
    Cathedral House Mount Pleasant
    Liverpool L3 5TQ
    England
    Phone:
    44-151-709-9222
    Other:
  • Day 3
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    Croxteth Hall & Country Park
    Parks, Historic Sites
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    Jessica B Says:

    Over the centuries Croxteth Hall has been home to an Elizabethan-era hunting lodge (the oldest part of the house was built in 1585), a grand Edwardian Manor House, and it is now a stately home open to the public. Set in a beautiful country park, there is also a Victorian Walled Garden, a 500-acre nature reserve, and a working farm to explore.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Hidden Gems
    • History Buff
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • There is a small entrance fee but discounts are available if you wish to visit both the hall and the gardens.
    • Be sure to visit the botanical glasshouses in the garden.
    • The Old Riding School Café offers a range of hot and cold meals.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #50 of 179 things to do in Liverpool
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Good Day Out. 23/08/2016
    • Twice in a week! 18/08/2016
    • Croxteth Hall & Country Park
    Address:
    Muirhead Avenue East
    Liverpool L12 1EL
    England
    Phone:
    44 151 228 5311
    Other:
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    Antony Gormley's Another Place
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Jessica B Says:

    These 100 cast-iron sculptures spread along 3km of beach and stretch 1km into the sea. They are all made from casts of the artist’s own body and stare expectantly out at sea. A spectacular sight, especially at sunset.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Beach Goer
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Hidden Gems
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • The tide at Crosby beach is always very low and goes out for miles; you cannot swim here.
    • It is recommended to stay within 50m of the promenade as the tide can come in very quickly.
    • Another Place can be reached by train from Liverpool city centre in less than 20 minutes. Get off at either Hall Road or Blundelsands and Crosby station.
    • There is nearby parking available.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 7 things to do in Crosby
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Crosby beach 25/08/2016
    • Interesting 24/08/2016
    • Antony Gormley's Another Place
    Address:
    Crosby Bungalow Merseyside
    Crosby
    England
    Other:
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    Anfield Stadium
    Arenas & Stadiums, Sports Complexes
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    Jessica B Says:

    The home of Liverpool Football Club; here, you will never walk alone.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • If you’re not a reds fan, you can always visit Goodison Park instead; home to Liverpool's rival, Everton.
    • You can take a guided tour of the stadium and there’s also a museum dedicated to all things LFC.
    • If you want to catch a game, purchase tickets from the Box Office or a trusted website (never from anyone selling tickets outside the stadium; they might turn out to be fake!).
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 179 things to do in Liverpool
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Amazing 25/08/2016
    • The Mecca of Football Stadiums 24/08/2016
    • Anfield Stadium
    Address:
    Anfield Road
    Merseyside
    Liverpool L4 0TH
    England
    Phone:
    (0151) 263 2361
    Other:
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    Echo Wheel of Liverpool
    Theme Parks
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    Jessica B Says:

    The wheel offers stunning panoramic views and a fascinating commentary on the city.

    Good for
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Luxury Traveller
    Tips
    • The views are great both day and night, but not on a rainy day.
    • There is a VIP capsule with a champagne fridge – great for a special occasion.
    • The ride on the wheel is the perfect way to end your trip.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #34 of 179 things to do in Liverpool
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A must for city visitors 25/08/2016
    • Amazing views ! 24/08/2016
    • Echo Wheel of Liverpool
    Address:
    Echo Arena
    Kings Dock
    Liverpool L3 4FP
    England
    Phone:
    08448000400
    Hours:
    Sun
    10:00 - 20:00
    Mon - Thu
    10:00 - 21:00
    Fri - Sat
    10:00 - 23:00
    Other:
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