If you haven't visited Liverpool yet, then you're missing out on so much. From the history and the culture to the fashions and the universities, Liverpool is more popular than ever.
Here's what you need to know
1. Liverpool is world famous for it's sport. Apex Shed Haydock However, it's not just football. With Chester, Haydock and Aintree racecourses nearby, as well as the annual tennis tournament, a rich swimming, athletics and cycling history, there's plenty more to this city than the Liverpool and Everton rivalry when it comes to sport.
2. The Beatles are Liverpool's most famous sons, and are widely celebrated all over the city. From the Beatles Story Museum, to the Cavern Club, and the many Magical Mystery Tours available to see the childhood haunts of the Fab Four, if you're a Beatles fan, then you've got to make to come to Liverpool.
3. As well as the Beatles, Liverpool is also famous for many other bads. From the Merseysound of the 60s, through to the bands of today, music plays a vey important role in Liverpool. Why not take the ferry across the Mersey while you're here?
4. The Tate Museum is another popular destination, and it's not hard to see why. With many exhibitions and some of the best loved and most well known paintings and artists in the world, the Tate just adds to the amazing amount of culture in Liverpool. Why not visit the World Museum too whilst you're here?
5. The new Liverpool Arena is a fantastic concert venue, and finally provides the city with the facilities it needs to put on shows and performances from some of the best know singers, groups and entertainers in the business.
6. Liverpool is well known as a shopping and fashion city. The opening of the Liverpool One shopping area has confirmed this, and adds much more to the city. With over 160 shops, a cinema, restaurants and over 3000 car park spaces, there's so much to explore.
7. Liverpool is also steeped in maritime history, and thanks to the newly opened Pier Head, many visitors are discovered Liverpool via the Mersey. With the ability to serve huge liners, it's not surprising that many cruise ships are now stopping here.
8. Liverpool is a good place to live and work, and is idea for the student population, as there is lots of nightlife and entertainment, as well as excellent learning facilities. The young professional has many different areas to live in, and industries to get involved in. All sorts of companies, from website design to chemical research are well represented in the city.
9. Liverpool is very easy to get thanks to the comprehensive railway and motorway infrastructures. In addition, Liverpool John Lennon Airport is just 7 miles south of the city centre, and so Liverpool is the perfect place to stay before or after your flight.
10. No matter what your interests are, and whether you have no interest in sport or music, you're sure to find plenty to see and do in this great city. From the history and the architecture, to the two well known cathedrals to the world famous Chinatown, there's always something going on here.