Leeds Sights and Landmarks Guide, United Kingdom
Leeds is located in West Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Leeds is a historical city, which dates back to 5th century. It is regarded as one of the largest business center of United Kingdom. Due to its historical, economical and cultural importance, it has become the major tourism spot in the United Kingdom.
Leeds has something to offer to all. Whatever is your style, mood and budget, you can find every type of entertainments spots and venues in this city.
Abbey House Museum
It is located in Leeds, West Yorkshire and it is one of the most popular museums in the city. The museum showcases the monuments and antiques of city’s social and cultural history. Museum also sets out an area of Victorian streets. Abbey House Museum hosts a number of exhibitions and concerts throughout the year.
It is one of the biggest parks in the United Kingdom. It covers the 700 acres of land and features lakes, gardens and woodland. Every year more than one million people visit the park. The park is bordered with the Oakwood and suburbs of Roundhay.
The Royal Armouries Museum
It is located in the Clarence Dock, Leeds. It was opened to public in 1996. The museum is supported and sponsored by the department of Culture. Entry is free and the museum hosts a number of exhibits throughout the year. Museum displays a wide array of collection related to War, Flags, Tournament, Hunting, Peace and Oriental.
West Yorkshire Playhouse
It is one of the largest theatres in Leeds, United Kingdom. It was opened in 1990 and since then it has great reputation both locally and internationally. Playhouse features a very big complex that includes a recording studio, the Newlyn Gallery, a restaurant, dressing rooms, three rehearsal spaces, production house and costume hire department. Every year a number of dramas are hosted and every new production runs for three to four weeks.
Victoria Quarter is the most popular shopping area in Leeds. It was developed in 1900. The area includes theaters, restaurants and a number of shopping centers. The interiors and exteriors are made up of finest artwork of Victorian style. Some of the most popular stores in Victoria Quarter are Olivers, Daisy Chain, Adecco, Hair Plus, Paul Smith, Reiss, Whitels and Karen Millen etc.
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review by bicska posted more then 30 days ago
Leeds is the biggest business city in Yorkshire. There are many nice restaurants and lots of shoppingcenters and shopping streets! If you like spend days whit shopping in a nice city, you need to go to Leeds! I spent there a few days shopping whit my friends, in a rainy day is a perfect program....
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