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Bradford Travel Guide, United Kingdom


Bradford, UK - Overview: the city located in the heart of the renowned Bronte Country

Bradford tends to be one of the most enticing and industrially developed cities located in North England. It is located at the moors of the West Yorkshire and is famous for its eminent location in the very locus of the Bronte Country.

The city was founded during the time of Norman Conquest. It is also believed that the evolution and emergence of the Bradford city took place near the vicinity of the Broad ford, near the church bank. But the real development of Bradford took place only after onset of industrialization, which occurred during the eighteenth and nineteenth century.

With time, Bradford has emerged as one of the most famous cities in the world for textiles. Simultaneously, the city also witnessed the growth and development of magnanimous machinery base to complement the development of mushrooming textile mills. Though, currently many of these once established textile mills have been closed down by now, but still Bradford continues to be one of the most famous cities in North England. The main reasons, that have been catalyzing its importance are engineering, financial services, chemicals and digital media. These developing features are said to be potential replacements for the satanic dark mills which had been established during the industrial revolution.

The tourism sector in Bradford has developed due to its establishment as the international heritage centre. There are few Victorian buildings which further add to the charm of the city. The Victorian cemetery located at the vicinity of Undercliffe, the small village by the name of Saltaire and the Manningham Hills.

At the same time, there are several gardens and parks in the city as well. Some of the famous ones being the Peel Park, the Lister Park, the Mughal water garden and the Chellow Dene.

Apart from it, the Rombalds Moor and the Baildon Moor are situated at the outskirts of the city, which proves to be amazing after taking into consideration the industrial past of the Bradford.

Turning to its other eminent features, Bradford is renowned for the Color Museum, the Bolling Museum, the Industrial Museum and the National Media Museum. Apart from it, Bradford also happens to be the birth place of several artists, novelists, authors and playwrights.

Ethnic diversity is one of the potential and well acknowledged features of Bradford which confers it a different position when compared to the other cities in England.

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