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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

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15 Places

Day 1

Royal Liver Building

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Museum of Liverpool

Speciality Museums

Albert Dock

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

Tate Liverpool

Art Museums

Mathew Street

Neighbourhoods

The Cavern Club

Historic Sites, Bars & Clubs

Day 2

St. Luke's Church

Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Monuments & Statues

St. George's Hall

Architectural Buildings

World Museum

Historic Sites, History Museums, Natural History Museums

Liverpool Cathedral

Religious Sites

Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool

Religious Sites

Day 3

Croxteth Hall & Country Park

Historic Sites, Parks

Antony Gormley's Another Place

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Anfield Stadium

Arenas & Stadiums, Sports Complexes

Echo Wheel of Liverpool

Amusement & Theme Parks

Jessica B's City Tips

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
    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
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • History Buff
    • 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 #41 of 289 things to do in Liverpool
    • Wonderful architecture 21/04/2015
    • Amazing 21/04/2015
    • Royal Liver Building
    Address:
    Royal Liver Assurance
    Pier Head
    Liverpool L3 1PW
    United Kingdom
    Phone:
    44 151 236 2748
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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
    • There are plenty of interactive materials to keep young ones entertained.
    • The top floor offers a beautiful view across the river Mersey on a clear day.
    • The museum is free to enter.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #13 of 289 things to do in Liverpool
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Information required readily available 24/04/2015
    • Pretty disappointing. 24/04/2015
    • Museum of Liverpool
    Address:
    Pier Head
    Liverpool L3 1DG
    United Kingdom
    Phone:
    0151 478 4545
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 7:00
    Other:
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    Albert Dock
    Piers & Boardwalks, Scenic Walking Areas, Speciality & Gift Shops, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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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.
    • This is a great place to stop off for coffee or lunch.
    • Many events take place here throughout the year, check online for details.
    • The docks are home to the Liverpool Maritime Museum, the Beatles Story, the International Slavery Museum and the Tate Modern Art Gallery.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 27 Shopping in Liverpool
    • Breakfast 24/04/2015
    • Albert Dock 24/04/2015
    • Albert Dock
    Address:
    Riverside Walk
    Liverpool L3 4AG
    United Kingdom
    Phone:
    44 151 708 8854
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    9:00 - 8:00
    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 #73 of 289 things to do in Liverpool
    • Interesting 24/04/2015
    • Great Gallery 20/04/2015
    • Tate Liverpool
    Address:
    Albert Dock
    Liverpool L3 4BB
    United Kingdom
    Phone:
    0151 702 7400
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 7:00
    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
    • 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.
    • 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!
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #50 of 289 things to do in Liverpool
    • Iconic 21/04/2015
    • The Musical Home of The Beatles 18/04/2015
    • Mathew Street
    Other:
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    The Cavern Club
    Historic Sites, Bars & Clubs
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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
    • Although anyone can enter the club to look around, you must be over the age of 18 to purchase alcohol.
    • Local bands play live music here almost every day. Why not stay for a gig?
    • Look out for the sculpture of John Lennon just outside the pub.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 289 things to do in Liverpool
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Oozes Class and History 24/04/2015
    • A must if you love the music 24/04/2015
    • The Cavern Club
    Address:
    10 Mathew Street
    Liverpool L2 6RE
    United Kingdom
    Phone:
    44 151 236 1965
    Hours:
    Sun - Wed
    10:00 - 14:00
    Thu - Sat
    10:00 - 16:00
    Other:
  • Day 2
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    St. Luke's Church
    Religious Sites, Historic Sites, 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 #75 of 289 things to do in Liverpool
    • Worth a quick look 19/04/2015
    • St Lukes - A reminder of the past 01/03/2015
    • St. Luke's Church
    Address:
    Leece Street
    Liverpool L1 2TR
    United Kingdom
    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
    • It is free to enter but consider leaving a small donation to help towards the upkeep of the building.
    • There is a tourist information centre, café and small shop inside the building.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #19 of 289 things to do in Liverpool
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Not to be missed 24/04/2015
    • Wedding 23/04/2015
    • St. George's Hall
    Address:
    Lime St.
    Liverpool L1 1JJ
    United Kingdom
    Phone:
    44-151-707-2391
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 7:00
    Other:
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    World Museum
    Historic Sites, History Museums, Natural History Museums
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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 #31 of 289 things to do in Liverpool
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A disappointing stop on the tour 24/04/2015
    • Great day out! 19/04/2015
    • World Museum
    Address:
    William Brown Street
    Liverpool L3 8EN
    United Kingdom
    Phone:
    0151 478 4393
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 7:00
    Other:
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    Liverpool Cathedral
    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
    • During the summer you can access the towers (either by stairs or lift), which gives breath-taking panoramic views over the city. Highly recommended.
    • There is a gift shop and small café within the cathedral.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 289 things to do in Liverpool
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Saturday afternoon experience 24/04/2015
    • A must if you are in Liverpool 24/04/2015
    • Liverpool Cathedral
    Address:
    St James' Mount
    Liverpool L1 7AZ
    United Kingdom
    Phone:
    0151 709 6271
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:00 - 8:00
    Other:
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    Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool
    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 #18 of 289 things to do in Liverpool
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • What a fabulous building! 24/04/2015
    • Christian comfort 23/04/2015
    • Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool
    Address:
    Mount Pleasant
    Liverpool L3 5TQ
    United Kingdom
    Phone:
    44-151-709-9222
    Other:
  • Day 3
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    Croxteth Hall & Country Park
    Historic Sites, Parks
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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
    • Be sure to visit the botanical glasshouses in the garden.
    • The Old Riding School Café offers a range of hot and cold meals.
    • There is a small entrance fee but discounts are available if you wish to visit both the hall and the gardens.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #96 of 289 things to do in Liverpool
    • disgusting cafe 20/04/2015
    • Great place for a walk 19/04/2015
    • Croxteth Hall & Country Park
    Address:
    Muirhead Avenue East
    Liverpool L12 1EL
    United Kingdom
    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 8 things to do in Crosby
    • FAB. U. LOUS 22/04/2015
    • Best art on a beach ever 21/04/2015
    • Antony Gormley's Another Place
    Address:
    Crosby Beach Merseyside
    Crosby
    United Kingdom
    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 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!).
    • You can take a guided tour of the stadium and there’s also a museum dedicated to all things LFC.
    • If you’re not a reds fan, you can always visit Goodison Park instead; home to Liverpool's rival, Everton.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #4 of 289 things to do in Liverpool
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Iconic stadium, iconic club! 23/04/2015
    • Very dissapointing tour 22/04/2015
    • Anfield Stadium
    Address:
    Anfield Road
    Merseyside
    Liverpool L4 0TH
    United Kingdom
    Phone:
    (0151) 263 2361
    Other:
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    Echo Wheel of Liverpool
    Amusement & Theme Parks
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    Jessica B Says:

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

    Good for
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrill Seeker
    Tips
    • The views are great both day and night, but not on a rainy day.
    • The ride on the wheel is the perfect way to end your trip.
    • There is a VIP capsule with a champagne fridge – great for a special occasion.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #82 of 289 things to do in Liverpool
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • amazing view 10/04/2015
    • Need a head for heights 09/04/2015
    • Echo Wheel of Liverpool
    Address:
    Echo Arena
    Kings Dock
    Liverpool L3 4FP
    United Kingdom
    Phone:
    08448000400
    Hours:
    Sun
    10:00 - 10:00
    Mon - Thu
    10:00 - 11:00
    Fri - Sat
    10:00 - 13:00
    Other:
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