Sights in the City

Mr Hardmans Studio

Mr Hardmans Studio; Step back in time to the 1950s in this fascinating home and photographic studio. Explore the contrasting sides of this house: the neat, professional, spacious business rooms and the cluttered, cramped living quarters of the renowned portrait photographer Edward Chambré Hardman and his wife Margaret. They lived

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Adelphi Hotel

Adelphi Hotel

Standing close to the railway station on Lime Street, the world famous Adelphi Hotel was, in its day “The Place to Stay” in Liverpool for the great and good passing  through the port.  The original hotel was opened in 1826, and rebuilt in 1912 boasting solid marble walls in many

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Chinese Arch

Chinese Arch

Liverpool's Imperial Arch is the largest Chinese Arch in Europe. Standing 13.5 meters or some 44 feet tall its spans the width of Nelson Street. Built in 2000 It ranks as one of the most spectacular sites in Liverpool. With its 200 Dragons and five roofs, it was shipped from Shanghai in

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Cains Brewery

Cains Brewery

Robert Cain, an Irish immigrant, starting brewing in Liverpool at the age of 24. He quickly became famous throughout the city for the outstanding quality of his beer. By the time of his death in 1907 he had commissioned 200 public houses in the city and Cains brewery had expanded

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The Lyceum

The Lyceum

The Lyceum was a gentlemen's club in Bold Street, which also housed Europe's first lending library. Founded by members of the Liverpool Literary and Philosophical Society. This included several of Liverpool's abolitionists, notably William Roscoe, who wanted to establish an alternative meeting place to the often rowdy merchants coffee houses. It was

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