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Liverpool is The Beatles, UNESCO, and football. Liverpool is Guinness World Record’s “World Capital City of Pop”— thanks to the popularity of The Beatles. The Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City is a Unesco-designated World Heritage Site. It comprises six locations in the city centre, including the Pier Head, Albert Dock, and William Brown Street, and includes many of the city’s most famous landmarks. Liverpool is also home to two Premier League football clubs— Liverpool and Everton. The world-famous Grand National also takes places annually at Aintree Racecourse on the outskirts of the city. A visit to Liverpool is never complete without reminiscing the world of pop culture and beat at the award-winning Beatles Story, the world’s largest permanent display, purely devoted to the lives and times of The Beatles. Located in the Fab Four’s hometown on the stunning Albert Dock, the Beatles Story takes visitors on an atmospheric journey through the lives, times, culture and, music of The Beatles. Explore a magical history extravaganza and observe how four young lads from Liverpool were catapulted onto the dizzy heights of worldwide fame and fortune to become the greatest band of all time. Walk right back to the place where it started and hang out at the Casbah Coffee Club, or explore the stunning replica of the Cavern Club. Listen to The Beatles story unfold through the “Living History” audio guides available in ten different languages, beautifully narrated by John Lennon’s sister, Julia.
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Liverpool (left) is the world’s capital of pop—thanks to The Beatles. The house where John Lennon grew up in Woolton is still intact (Mendips, 251 Menlove Avenue); Manchester is the birthplace of one of the world’s most famous football clubs, Manchester United