Birmingham has been often considered as the second city of the United Kingdom. It was also forged as ‘the powerhouse of the industrial revolution’ and known as the ‘workshop of the world’. Birmingham people are known as ‘Brummies’. The city was brutally bombed during World War II and redeveloped during the 1950s and 1960s.

The main art gallery and museum in Birmingham city is Birmingham museum and art gallery. Visitors can explore here the largest coin collection in Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham. If you are fond of chocolate and want to know something very exclusive about it then just visit the Cadbury world museum discover some exclusive information concern with the history and verities of chocolate.

Birmingham is a major transport hub of motorway, rail and canal networks. Birmingham international airport is the UK’s sixth largest airport. Tram, bus and local train makes easy transportation system for local people. One can enjoy Birmingham nightlife mainly in Broad Street and Brindleyplace.the medieval Birmingham can be experienced in the oldest churches, especially the original parish church, St Martin in the Bull Ring depicts true picture of medieval Birmingham.

Several national, religious and spiritual festivals including a St. George’s Day party are also proved as the center of attraction for the global tourist. Birmingham Tattoo is the world famous military show. Birmingham university is globally popular student destination due to the courses like law, medicine, English and American studies. The university has achieved 16th rank in the Guardian’s 2006 ranking.

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