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Bradford Sights and Landmarks Guide, United Kingdom


Bradford lies in the metropolitan area of the West Yorkshire, United Kingdom. It got the status of city in 1897. Bradford is home to one of the finest architecture in the United Kingdom. The city of Bradford has been regarded as the center of culture, heritage, landscapes and industries. Textile is one the most popular industries of Bradford.

Historical buildings, landscapes and entertainment spots have great attraction for the visitors from all over the world. Bradford has many Victorian Style and Medieval buildings. Bradford is also home to many religious buildings including Lakshmi Narayan mandir, Hanfia Masjid, Bradford Cathedral and many Gurudwaras. The sights and attractions of Bradford are popular throughout the Europe. Some of the most popular places of interest include the following.

Victorian Architecture

There are many popular buildings that reflect the Victorian architecture. The most popular Victorian-style buildings in Bradford include Gothic Revival, Painted ladies, Queen Anne, Second Empire, Neo-Grec and Italianate etc. Most of these buildings were built in the 18th and 19th centuries.

National Media Museum

It is one of the most popular museums in the United Kingdom. It also features an art gallery and theatre. The museum was opened to public in 1983. The museum hosts a number of exhibitions throughout the year including Kodak Gallery, Magic Factory, Advertising, Experience TV and Animation etc. Museum also features The Cubby Broccoli Cinema, The IMAX cinema and The Pictureville Cinema etc. National Media Museum has more than three million items of historical, cultural and social importance.

Bradford Forster Square railway station

It is one of the biggest railway stations in Bradford. Majority of the trains are operated through it. It was opened to public in 1846.

Cartwright Hall

It is very famous art gallery in Bradford. It has a wonderful collection of Edwardian and Victorian age. It is situated in the Lister Park. Cartwright Hall also hosts a number of historical, cultural and contemporary arts exhibitions throughout the year

.Lister Park

It is one of the largest parks of Bradford and situated near the city center. The park features play ground, tennis courts, Mughal Water garden and children play ground. Lister Park also hosts exhibitions of modern and traditional art.

St George's Hall

It is one of the biggest halls in Bradford having seating capacity of 1672. It was opened to public in 1853. A number of concerts and live programs are hosted here throughout the year.

Salts Mill

It is an art gallery, shopping complex and restaurant designed by Sir Titus Salt. It is among the largest industrial buildings in the world. Salts Mill displays a number of exhibitions and paintings that reflect the contemporary, art, culture and traditions.

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