Based in the centrally located Midlands region of England, Birmingham proudly boasts the fact that it is the second largest city in the United Kingdom.
A city that has long since been regarded as the centerpiece of industry in the UK, Birmingham has in recent years, due to its central location, become the home of the National Exhibition Center. This popular convention and exhibition center brings hundreds of thousands of visitors ever year, both from all over the British Isles as well as countries throughout the World.
Virtually rebuilt after the Second World War, Birmingham's skyline is a mixture of the old and the new. Particularly outstanding is the neo-classical St. Philip's Cathedral with its famous stained glass windows.
In recent years the face of Birmingham city center has been changed with a seemingly endless stream of new developments, the most famous among them being the picturesque Brindleyplace development built along the shores of the canals that laced the Birmingham area, during the time of the Industrial Revolution. Where once huge factories and mills operated day and night, there are now office buildings operating by day and quayside cafes, restaurants and night clubs operating into the wee small hours of the night. Along side is another major development interestingly entitled The Cube. Reckoned to be an architectural masterpiece, The Cube is a tourist attraction in itself, housing flats, offices as well as roof top restaurant looking over the sky line of Birmingham and all of Midlands region.
Inner city tourist attractions include the Cannon Hill Park situated in the south of the city. Just take a stroll through the green open spaces, or go for a sail on one Cannon Hill Park's many boating lakes. If you want to exercise there is something to suit every pace, from the lush outdoor bowling greens to the beautifully manicured tennis courts. For visitors to Birmingham who have been blessed with a sweet tooth, and then a visit to Cadbury World is a must. Cadburys are the UK's largest and longest established chocolate manufacturers, and a visit to their visitor's center is guaranteed to be an unforgettable experience.
Birmingham is ideally placed as a base either for business visitors and is the center point of a massive motorway complex with major roads leading to the major tourist and business centers of the Midlands. Boasting its own international airport, Birmingham is also connected to the UK's rail network.
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Whatever you decide, Birmingham has it all and looks forward to welcoming you