You know us Scousers for our wit, sense of humour and warm welcome. You know our city for its skyline, nightlife and passion for sport, but there are hidden depths here you’re yet to discover.

Swipe right on trains to Liverpool and prepare to fall in love.

Our Magnificent City

From the cabbies you meet outside Liverpool Lime Street Station to waiters, shop staff and bartenders in the Liverpool shops and restaurants, you’re guaranteed to be asked where you’re from, how long you’re staying and what you’re drinking. We’re so nosy and we won’t deny it.

As our magnificent city was born from generations of maritime immigration, Scouse families are big in numbers, diverse, loud, tight-knit and as loyal as the day is long. We look after our own and we welcome visitors like long lost family.

We love to show off too. Come and see our amazing architecture, our parades, festivals and show-stopping cultural events. Wander the Georgian Quarter cobbles hand in hand, browse the independent markets and pick up a trinket to treasure, or make life-long friends in any one of our bars and pubs.

Liverpool is a passionate city. Ask anyone to take your picture and you’ll gain a friend for life. PS – you won't need filters here, Liverpool is camera ready morning, noon and night.


Lovely view of Liverpool

Picture Perfect Liverpool

When it comes to capturing a romantic moment, Liverpool provides the perfect backdrop. From an actual kissing gate just across the road from Liverpool Lime Street Station to the love locks and sunset on our world-class waterfront.

You can even snap a picture above the clouds. See the city from up high, 452ft to be exact, as St John’s Beacon offers you a 360 view of our amazing city. Twilight Thursdays at Liverpool Cathedral enable you to see the city light up after dark from the roof of the colossal Bell Tower. Definitely worth the £5.50 fee, even if there are loads of steps, as the view is incredible.

Ready to see your face in lights? Head to the Royal Philharmonic Hall for a Hollywood style pic under the lightbulb lit canopy, or catch the afternoon sun between the neoclassical columns of St George’s Hall for a filter-free Instagram winning shot.

With regular trains to Liverpool, you can enjoy filling your Insta-story with all of these photo opportunities in just one day.

Love in Liverpool

Well worth a visit

Our city has produced world-renowned music, sport and film stars, giants have roamed our streets and our liver birds are recognised around the globe, but there are plenty of hidden treasures here too, just waiting for you to find them.

Did you know you can visit the place where Liverpool was essentially born? The world’s first commercial dry dock lies deep beneath the bustling Liverpool ONE and it's free to visit. Our very own Aphrodite’s pool!

Our maritime history is rich and offers up incredible stories of love and loss. Head to the Merseyside Maritime Museum to discover secrets from Titanic and read love letters from the Lusitania. Prepare to well-up listening to the real-life stories of some of the families.

Passion doesn’t get much deeper than our love for sport. Visit Liverpool on any match day and feel the energy and buzz among the football crowds. A picture with Shankly at Anfield or Dixie Dean at Goodison is a must. Heads up, there’s an LFC and EFC store at Liverpool ONE to get your official merchandise in case you don’t have time to visit the grounds.

Don’t leave without heading back to Liverpool Cathedral to capture the stunning stained-glass window with the Tracey Emin artwork ‘I Felt You and I Knew You Loved Me’ illuminated beneath. It’s free to enter and will take your breath away.

To round out your romantic trip, you’ve got to experience sunset over the Royal Liver Building from the roof terrace of Liverpool’s Central Library. Rest your tired feet for a quiet 10-minutes on a bench in St Nick’s churchyard, or in the city oasis that is the Bluecoat Gardens, and take in all the love that Liverpool has to give.

Liverpool by night

Written by Kate Reilly James of The Guide Liverpool. Shouting loud and proud about the best city in the world.

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