Why You Should Visit Liverpool
Perhaps most famous internationally as the home of The Beatles, Liverpool has been at the forefront of British music and art for decades and also boasts an important history as a thriving trading and maritime hub over the centuries. The city is full of historic sites which led to its title as the European Capital of Culture in 2008 – be sure to check out some of Liverpool’s World Heritage Sites like the Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City which consists of six separate sites over the city. There are many excellent cultural institutions found in Liverpool such as the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Hall with its classical performances, or visitors with modern tastes may consider catching a musical at the Liverpool Empire Theatre. Liverpool also stays alive throughout the night with its many vibrant bars and clubs and is known as one of the UK’s finest shopping destinations.
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Arriving In Liverpool
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is the main airport serving Liverpool situated less than 15 km outside of the city center. The airport itself is set within a single passenger terminal and provides a decent range of shops, restaurants and other services to keep you happy. When you have touched down at the airport you can use public transport to reach central Liverpool with bus services available, although there are also plenty of taxis to make the short trip.
Currently Liverpool Airport is almost exclusively used to provide low-cost flights to and from European destinations. If you want to travel from the UAE to Liverpool you will not be able to make the journey directly as there are no airlines providing nonstop flights.
Liverpool Travel Information
UAE nationals looking to travel to the UK will be able to apply online for an electronic visa waiver before making the journey. Although over the summer temperatures in Liverpool can reach average highs of around 20 degrees, the weather is generally mild or cold for most of the year and you will need plenty of warm clothing with you. When you are in Liverpool you can rely on the city’s extensive public transport network consisting of buses and trains to get around, although there are many leading car rental companies operating at Liverpool airport for those looking for their own vehicle.
* This information is correct as of October 2017
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