Liverpool is a city located in Meyerside, England, the city has grown in prominence because it has been a major post since the 18th century. Liverpool was host to traders from Ireland, the West Indies, continental Europe and is notorious for its historical connections with the Atlantic slave trade. Locals call themselves ?Liverpudians? or ?Scousers? which refers to a local dish. Members of The Beatles Band speak with the Scouse dialect, the band was originally formed in Liverpool in 1960.
There are several tours available for Beatles fans, some of the most popular destinations are Mendips ? the home of John Lennon, The Casah Coffee Club where they started their performing career, 20 Forthlin Road ? the home of Paul McCartney, and the Beatles-themed museum.
Because of Liverpool?s status as a port city, the city boasts a highly diverse population including the oldest African and Chinese communities in the UK. The food available in the city is just as diverse and don?t leave without sampling the local ethnic cuisine.
The city is home to two major football clubs and thousands of rabid football fans. The Grand National is hosted annually at the Aintree Racecourse found on the outskirts of Liverpool. The Anfield Stadium, where Liverpool FC opens, is open for tours.
Liverpool is used to accommodating hoards of seasonal visitors, their public transport is organised and efficient. Travel by the Merseyrail system or by bus. Merseyrail links the city centre with suburban areas and maintains four underground stations within the main business district. There are two main bus terminals in the city, Queen Square and Liverpool ONE. Buy a Saveaway ticket for unlimited bus and train rides for a day. To travel over water, try the famous Mersey Ferries accessible from the Pier Head. There are also river tours available for a scenic view of the city.