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Birmingham Travel Guide, United Kingdom

Birmingham, UK - Overview

Birmingham is a beautiful English city, which is the center of education, industries, economy and wonderful travel destinations. It is located in the Warwickshire County.  Birmingham is England’s second largest city and it is famous for its worthwhile attractions. Birmingham has a long history stretched from Roman times to the age of industrial developments. Most of the Birmingham’s centers and buildings were destroyed in the II World War. The city was reconstructed and remodeled and got great developments in the recent years.


The best time to visit Birmingham is between May and September and the hottest time is July and August. January and February is a time of snow falling and cold weather.


Birmingham has a long history that started from the Roman’s times. The name of Birmingham originated from Bern and Hem. Birmingham means the “home of the tribe. The first official description of Birmingham occurs in the Domesday Book. The Romans left Britain in the 5th century and the Anglo-Saxon tribes started to live in this area.

 The wave of immigration continueed to rise from Ireland in the 1950s and 1980s and the immigrants wanted to escape from unemployment and bad economic conditions of their country. Birmingham is a home of many communities including Indian, Pakistani, Black Caribbean and many other races.

Birmingham Attractions

The Birmingham has a lot of attractions for the visitors from all around the world. Some of the most popular travel destinations of Birmingham include the following.

-Aston Hall- Aston Hall was built in 16th century and it is the last conventional Jacobean house in England.

-Birmingham Nature Centre-It is a favorite place for small children and animals lovers. It features a lot of homes for the beavers, goat, sheep and pigs.

-Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses-It consist of six main gardens that feature a lot of traditional trees, herbs and plants.

-Hotels Radisson SAS Birmingham -It adds a stylish outlook to Birmingham’s’ skyline. It is a unique style hotel that features more than 211 rooms.

-Paragon Hotel -The paragon hotel is one of the magnificent hotels in Birmingham. There are 250 rooms in this hotel and every hotel has excellent features.

-Hyatt Regency Birmingham -It is ideal for businessmen, visitors and leisure guests. It is a very modern hotel that is located in the heart of Birmingham.

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