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Bristol Sights and Landmarks Guide, United Kingdom


Bristol is a city in the Southwest England. The city of Bristol is regarded as the largest center of tourism, culture and business. Bristol is famous for its culture, traditions and landscapes. There are many historical buildings, museums, theme parks and sights of tourism importance that attract million of visitors every year from different parts of the world.

Exploring Bristol can be a daunting task for the visitors if they don’t know the geography and popular sights of the city. Maps and guided tours can be very helpful for the visitors to explore this city. Due to its archeological wonders and popular sights, Bristol is regarded as a great tourism spot. Some of the most popular sights and attractions in Bristol include the following.

Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery

It is one of the largest museums in the United Kingdom. It showcases the collection of archeology, natural history and art. Museum houses antiques, which reflect the social and cultural history of the city. The Art Gallery features the great collection of Chinese Art.

University of Bristol

Bristol houses the University of Bristol. It is ranked among the best universities of the United Kingdom. University is a largest independent employer in Bristol. The University of Bristol is made up of six faculties including Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences and Faculty of Science.

Bristol Industrial Museum

It is a very famous museum in Bristol, which exhibits the collection of maritime history, Bristol and Harbor Railway. It also depicts the port of Bristol with paintings, pictures and artwork.

Bristol Hippodrome

It is a largest theater in Bristol having three level of seating capacity. The theatre was opened in 1912. The interiors of the theatre reflect the English heritage and culture. Theatre has a seating capacity of 1951 people. It hosts a number live shows, musical programs and stage dramas throughout the year.

Cabot Tower

It is a finest landmark in Bristol. The tower is 105 ft in height visible from many parts of the city. It was built by William Venn Goug. Spiral style stair-case leads up to the balcony of the tower.

Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

It features a number of species of animals. It also has playgrounds, park, café and resting place. Zoo also features the rare species of Rhinos and Giraffes.

Brandon Hill Park

It is regarded as one of the oldest parks in Bristol. The hill provides the beautiful views of the city. Historically, the hill was used for defense purposes. It also has a playground for children, which also serves as the playground for different species of animals and birds.

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