Located in the West Midlands, Birmingham is one of the most important cities in the United Kingdom. It is the second-largest city in England and is a cultural, commercial, and social hub within the area. Once designed for commercial purposes, the canal systems of Birmingham are now one of the top tourist attractions in the county. With a huge population and lovely locales, the city is famous for a variety of things, including the historic architecture, boating on the canals, exciting cuisines, and rich cultural background.
Downtown Birmingham makes up the Shopping District. Famous for tara-a-bit jewelry and Cadbury products, the shopping district offers a lot of souvenirs for visitors. There are many hotels near the Birmingham Shopping District where you can set camp while going on a shopping spree. You should visit Cadbury World, which is the largest confectionery factory in the world. You can take a tour of the factory and have your fill of chocolates.
Coventry Cathedral: Just a few miles outside of Birmingham lies the charming town of Coventry, where you can rent an OYO hotel and explore the ruins of the Coventry Cathedral. The best accommodation near the historic site is OYO The Dakota Baginton, which is only a ten-minute drive away. It is also located very close to Coventry airport which is a great place for aviation enthusiasts to visit. These hotels in the area offer great amenities like free wifi and toiletries, a queen-sized bed, intercom services, and much more. You can head here to have a comfortable stay with helpful staff and spacious rooms.
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Library of Birmingham: Designed by Dutch Architects, the Library of Birmingham was opened in 2013. Despite being relatively new, the facade of the building is quite impressive. It is spread over ten levels and is a great place to visit when in Birmingham.
Birmingham Canals: Boating on the Birmingham Canals is one of the most exciting attractions in the city. With the many tributaries of River Tame flowing through the city, Birmingham Canals are a beautiful remnant of the industrial history of the town. It is the perfect place to spend a sunny afternoon in the city.
Victoria Square: Victoria Square at the heart of Birmingham city is a place worth exploring. You can walk or cycle around this area, and look at the impressive Victorian facades of the major buildings here, including the Town Hall and the Symphony Hall. The OYO properties are only a twenty-minute drive away from these centers of history and culture.
How to reach?
Being only ninety minutes away by train from the metropolis of London, Birmingham is a relatively easy city to reach. The main railway station is on New Street, and you can take a direct train to London Euston from there. Other stations in the city that offer great connectivity are Moor Street and Snow Hill. Birmingham Airport has frequent international and domestic flights, making it easy for travelers to each via airways.