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Brighton Travel Guide, United Kingdom

Brighton, UK - Overview

Brighton is a town in the United Kingdom. Brighton’s history dates back before the Doomsday book of 1086. It is discussed as Bristelmestune in the Doomsday Book. After the arrival of railway system in 1841, it became the tourism destination.  The town of Brighton attracts more than 8 million tourists every year from all over the world. The landmarks of Brighton are famous throughout the United Kingdom.

Some of the most popular places of interest are The Brighton Centre, Churchill Square, The New England Quarter, The Regency Town House, Withdean Stadium, The Grand Hotel, The British Engineerium, The Royal Pavilion, Brighton railway station and Duke of York's Picture House etc. Brighton is also home to very famous churches including St Nicholas Church of 11th century, St Bartholomew's church and the Church of St. Peter etc.

There are a lot of amusement parks and beaches. Brighton’s beach is a sand-free beach and has been awarded a blue flag. Beach also features a sports complex, shark park, restaurant and resting area. Seafront has amusement parks and nightclubs.

Brighton houses more than 400 nightclubs, bars and pubs. Nightlife in Brighton is full of fun and entertainment.  The prominent nightclubs in Brighton are The Honey Club, The Ocean Rooms, Charles Street, Revenge, Funky Buddah Lounge, Audio, The Volks Tavern and Ghetto etc.

Brighton hosts a number of festivals and events every year. There are many popular musical events are held every year. These events include Brighton Festival Fringe and Brighton Festival.  Some other festivals include Kemptown Carnival and Brighton Pride gay.

Amusement parks provide relaxation and enjoyment. The popular parks in Brighton are Hove Park, Brighton Nudist Beach, Queen's Park, St. Anne's Well Gardens, Volk's Electric Railway, Preston Park and Stanmer Park etc.

Brighton hosts a number of public events and conferences every year. There are also a number of sports clubs that organize a number of sporting events throughout the year. Football, cricket, rugby, gymnastic and motor cycle racing are the popular sports of Brighton.

Museums reflect its past, culture and traditions. There are a number of Museums in Brighton including Booth Museum of Natural History, Brighton Fishing Museum, The Royal Pavilion, Art Gallery and Brighton Museum.

Brighton is a very popular place for the gay community and it is regarded as the gay capital of United Kingdom. Gay Pride carnival attracts many people every year from different parts of the world.

People of different ethnic backgrounds are inhabited in Brighton and they practice different religions.

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