Is Liverpool a Nice Place to Live?
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Liverpool was recently named as among the best UK cities to visit. The city is popular all over the world for its iconic waterfront, culture, music, and fashion sense. But, ask any resident of the city and they will surely tell you that there are still a lot more things to love about their place.
So, what is it about Liverpool that makes it such a nice place to live?
The People are Nice
You might think that this one sounds a bit cliché but there is no denying that Scousers are indeed some of the world’s friendliest people you will ever meet.
Liverpool’s community spirit means people get it through the most challenging times and they also celebrate victories like no other.
This welcoming ambience is what brings tourists back to Liverpool again and again.
There are World-Class Exhibitions and Events for Everyone
Back in 2008, Liverpool was named as the Capital of culture and from then on, the cultural offering of the city has only gotten stronger and better than ever before.
The return of the Giants in 2018 has captivated the hearts of the city with over 8 million people filling the streets just to get a glimpse of them.
Liverpool Cathedral’s large illuminate moon and earth and the World Museum’s Terracotta Warriors are just some of the amazing exhibitions that came to Liverpool.
In 2019, the River of Light festival lit up the city with its stunning displays of installations and fireworks.
It’s a City with World Heritage Status
The UNESCO granted the World Heritage status to Liverpool in July 2004 that put it side by side with other famous attractions of the world including the Great Wall of China and the Taj Mahal.
This World Heritage Site runs along the waterfront of the city from Albert Dock to The Pier Head then up to the Stanley Dock then on through the momentous commercial districts and the Ropewalks are and finally to St. George’s Quarter that houses the outstanding St George’s Hall.
The Independent Scene is at Its Finest
Liverpool’s independent scene is indeed booming well. A trip to Bold Street, the Batlic Triangle, and other parts of Ropewalks area will surround you with a never-ending throng of independent eateries, bars, and shops.
There is also Woolton Village and Lark Lane where you can find more selections of quirky boutiques, restaurants, and cafes.
It’s The Beatles’ Home
If you want to become more familiar with the city’s amazing musical heritage, you can head down to the town’s Cavern Club before you take one of the many Beatles tours of the city with stops that include Albert Dock’s The Beatles Story and Penny Lane.
History is Everywhere No Matter Where You Go
Liverpool is the home to many historic gems that you can easily all over the city centre and the nearby areas.
The Most Popular Tourist Spots are Right on Your Doorstep
Nothing can beat the Albert Dock and Liverpool residents are also lucky to have their very own UNESCO World Heritage waterfront right in the heart of the city.