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Visitors will be able to enjoy endless fun in this intoxicating city, explore unbelievable, iconic attractions including two stunning cathedrals, incredible art galleries, Speke Hall, Matthew Street, Liverpool’s most famous street which is located in the Cavern Quarter, the Merseyside Maritime Museum and if you adore the Beatles chart topping hits, a trip to The Beatles Story on Albert Dock is a must. This impressive museum chronicles the Beatles rise, fame and subsequent lives as we know them today.
Liverpool is also home to a memorial, located at the city’s waterfront that is dedicated to the Engine Room Heroes of the Titanic. If you are a bit of a history buff and are intrigued by everything that has to do with the Titanic then this is the attraction for you.
Being the home of two Premier League football clubs – Liverpool and Everton also makes city breaks to this Merseyside city even more appealing. Catch a match at Anfield Road or Goodison Park with cheap weekend breaks to Liverpool from Ireland.
The shopping opportunities in Liverpool are simply the best. Be it shopping at elegant shopping centres, splurging on the decadent at chic boutiques, at farmers markets or on the bohemian streets, Liverpool is a shopaholics dream. After an action packed day, experience Liverpool’s electrifying nightlife. Unwind with a cocktail in one of the city’s swanky bars or dance the night away in one of the city’s thriving nightclubs. A super Liverpudlian time is guaranteed.
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Liverpool's climate is typical of the United Kingdom; highly unpredictable with a mixture of rainy, sunny, windy and cloudy days. Summers are usually warm and sunny, while winters are cold and wet. Temperatures average around 68°F (20°C) in summer and 39°F (4°C) in winter.
English is the official language, though visitors will be astonished by the variety of regional accents.
The currency is the pound (GBP), which is divided into 100 pence. ATMs are available in all towns and Visa, MasterCard and American Express are widely accepted; visitors with other cards should check with their credit card companies in advance. Foreign currency can be exchanged at bureaux de change and large hotels, however better exchange rates are likely to be found at banks. Travellers cheques are accepted in all areas frequented by tourists; they are best taken in Pounds Sterling to avoid additional charges.
Local time in the United Kingdom is GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).