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Norfolk Sights and Landmarks Guide, Virginia

Discover the beautiful city of Norfolk


A visit to the beautiful location of Norfolk offers a totally revitalizing and refreshing escape from the busy and polluted environment of Britain. At each and every corner of the charming place, the visitors can experience magnificent historical churches, virgin beaches, rivets, pretty villages and serene countryside along with the relaxed towns and an outstanding wildlife. Apart from all the features mentioned above, the other aspects of Norfolk that can be enjoyed and cherished in the most striking ways include the tempting cafes and wonderful shopping centers.

 This highly admired destination is visited by a large number of tourists from all across the globe.  Norfolk is not only liked due to its fantastic tourist sights, but also for the entertaining festivals and events that are organized here each year.

 There are a large number of cultural attractions and museums throughout the beautiful Norfolk that cannot be missed to explore during a journey to this city. Some of the most popular museums in Norfolk include:

The Norfolk Heritage Foundation- This is a highly liked tourist spot that is famous for having a perfect blend of art and nature. You can easily enjoy the great sceneries and attractive parts ofthis foundation, except on Wednesdays.

Granby Theatre- Originally built in the year 1915, the theater was later reconstructed and in the present day, it is popular for being the same mirror image like the past one. The theatre is widely known for its fantastic performances and shows.

The Chrysler Museum of Art- This highly magnificent museum is featured with a wide spectrum of excellent pieces, spanning for almost 4000 years history. The museum also provides various exhibitions- both entertaining and educational in order to provide the best of the recreational facilities to the travelers. Tourists can find an ideal combination of changing exhibits, educational qualifications and permanent collections under one wide roof.

From the cuddly and innocent to the more scary and big creatures with feathers, fur or scales, you will definitely find wonderful locations to see the amazing wildlife in the beautiful surroundings of Norfolk. Norfolk wildlife parks and zoos are a must visit for having a great fun time for people of all age groups from tiny tots to grandparents.  

One of the most cherished sights in Norfolk is the Pensthorpe Nature Reserve, the beautiful reserve that is adored by a large number of outdoor and nature lovers. Featured with an adventure playing area, pond dipping and nature trails, everyone will definitely enjoy breathing the refreshing air and learning hidden secrets about the marvelous nature.  

The Snettisham Park is also an excellent location to visit while on a tour to Norfolk. The tourists can conveniently take a tour in an exclusive safari to watch all the adorable infant deer and proud stags. There is also an attractive farm for the children so that they feed the piglets and lambs. Last but not least, Norfolk is also an interesting place for all the nature lovers as there is a huge range of natural parks and gardens that gain the attention of all such beauty worshippers.

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