We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Birmingham - Landmarks

 

Attractions (195)

Activities (35)

Nightlife (75)

Shopping (15)

All (195)
Cultural (42)
Landmarks (42)
Outdoors (34)
Amusement (29)
Museums (18)
Performances (15)
Sports (13)
Zoos & Aquariums (1)
Name

Attractions travelers recommend

Library of Birmingham
Ranked #1 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Libraries
Map | Visitor photos (144)
Ranked #2 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Government Buildings; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: Birmingham's Grade I listed concert hall, managed along sister venue Symphony Hall, is home to a diverse programme of events... more » Owner description: Birmingham's Grade I listed concert hall, managed along sister venue Symphony Hall, is home to a diverse programme of events including jazz, world, folk, rock, pop and classical concerts, organ recitals, spoken word, dance, family, educational and community performances, as well as annual general meetings, product launches, conferences, dinners, fashion shows, graduation ceremonies and broadcasts. « less
Map | Visitor photos (7)
Ranked #3 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Architectural Buildings
Map | Visitor photos (7)
Ranked #4 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Scenic Railroads
Take a fast trip on this nostalgic steam train from Birmingham to its historical and famous neighbor, Stratford-upon-Avon.
Map | Visitor photos (6)
Ranked #5 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Convention Centers
This impressive conference venue is located in Birmingham, in the heart of England’s industrial West Midlands.
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Ranked #6 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings
Visitors can learn about Birmingham's only working, water-powered cornmill constructed in 1765.
Map | Visitor photos (11)
Ranked #7 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: This city square in the heart of Birmingham features the War Memorial in its center, and is surrounded by important... more » Owner description: This city square in the heart of Birmingham features the War Memorial in its center, and is surrounded by important attractions such as the ICC, Birmingham Rep and the Symphony Hall. « less
Map | Visitor photos (9)
Ranked #8 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Convention Centers
Map | Visitor photos (22)
Ranked #9 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: This square has been changed recently from a grassy slope used for picnics during summer days to a European-style pedestrian... more » Owner description: This square has been changed recently from a grassy slope used for picnics during summer days to a European-style pedestrian plaza that is accessible throughout the year. « less
Map | Visitor photos (37)
Ranked #10 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: This distinctive, gold-colored statue is of Birmingham's three great industrialists and entrepreneurs who contributed greatly... more » Owner description: This distinctive, gold-colored statue is of Birmingham's three great industrialists and entrepreneurs who contributed greatly to the city's prosperity during the 18th century: Matthew Boulton, James Watt and William Murdoch. « less
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Ranked #11 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Architectural Buildings
This is Birmingham's most distinctive and famous building due to its cylindrical shape towering twenty stories.
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Ranked #12 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: History Museums
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Ranked #13 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
  • Useful Landmark12/17/2013
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Observation Decks/ Towers
Owner description: Birmingham's 19th-century Council House with its distinctive clock tower is called "Big Brum," since it is a replica of... more » Owner description: Birmingham's 19th-century Council House with its distinctive clock tower is called "Big Brum," since it is a replica of London's famous "Big Ben" clock tower. « less
Map | Visitor photos (3)
Ranked #14 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: Standing almost twenty feet high, this metal sculpture erected in 1993 depicts a stylized human figure bound like a mummy and... more » Owner description: Standing almost twenty feet high, this metal sculpture erected in 1993 depicts a stylized human figure bound like a mummy and leaning slightly to one side. « less
Map | Visitor photos (4)
Ranked #15 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: Don't look up, but look down at this life-size statue of the noted 19th-century political reformer, which is reclining on the... more » Owner description: Don't look up, but look down at this life-size statue of the noted 19th-century political reformer, which is reclining on the steps leading into Chamberlain Square. « less
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Ranked #16 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Monuments/ Statues
This statue is in memory of the city's famous comedian, Tony Hancock, who committed suicide in 1968.
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Ranked #17 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: Erected in 1809, this was the first monument erected in tribute to Admiral Horatio Nelson, the famous hero of Trafalgar and... more » Owner description: Erected in 1809, this was the first monument erected in tribute to Admiral Horatio Nelson, the famous hero of Trafalgar and the scourge of Napoleon's fleet. « less
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Ranked #18 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Observation Decks/ Towers
Owner description: Standing just under 500 feet in height, this major Birmingham landmark is known by the cluster of satellite dishes and... more » Owner description: Standing just under 500 feet in height, this major Birmingham landmark is known by the cluster of satellite dishes and aerials that top its crown. « less
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Ranked #19 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: This monument marks the original site of Joseph Lucas & Sons car and vehicle factory, which was established 1872 and later... more » Owner description: This monument marks the original site of Joseph Lucas & Sons car and vehicle factory, which was established 1872 and later played an essential role in military production during the two World Wars. « less
Map | Visitor photos (2)
Ranked #20 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Monuments/ Statues
Map
Ranked #21 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Named after one of Birmingham's famous mayors, Joseph Chamberlain, this lively and busy square features the Birmingham City... more » Owner description: Named after one of Birmingham's famous mayors, Joseph Chamberlain, this lively and busy square features the Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery and other notable attractions. « less
Map | Visitor photos (3)
Ranked #22 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Located on Five Ways, a busy traffic intersection, this neo-Gothic, cast-iron clock stands about twenty feet high, dark green... more » Owner description: Located on Five Ways, a busy traffic intersection, this neo-Gothic, cast-iron clock stands about twenty feet high, dark green in color with lovely gold detail. « less
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Ranked #23 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Located on the campus of the University of Birmingham, this 100-meter-high clock tower commemorates the University's first... more » Owner description: Located on the campus of the University of Birmingham, this 100-meter-high clock tower commemorates the University's first Chancellor, Joseph Chamberlain. « less
Map | Visitor photos (3)
Ranked #24 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Boat Tours
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Ranked #25 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Built in 1758 by John Perrott as an observatory, this 96-foot gothic-style tower offers panoramic views of Birmingham and the... more » Owner description: Built in 1758 by John Perrott as an observatory, this 96-foot gothic-style tower offers panoramic views of Birmingham and the surrounding countryside. « less
Map | Visitor photos (2)
Ranked #26 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Monuments/ Statues
A small and refined memorial to the 21 people who lost their lives in the 1974 pub bombings by IRA terrorists.
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Ranked #27 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Monuments/ Statues
This eye-catching sculpture is sure to turn heads: it's a large iron head that lies on its side along the roadside.
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Ranked #28 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Monuments/ Statues
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Ranked #29 of 42 Landmarks in Birmingham
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: A city project to regenerate the Cole Valley that provides a series of scenic river walks, giving the local people and... more » Owner description: A city project to regenerate the Cole Valley that provides a series of scenic river walks, giving the local people and visitors a chance to enjoy this valuable natural resource. « less
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Be the first to review this attraction
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: This public square is modern in architecture and feel, with many prestigious office buildings, art galleries, bars and... more » Owner description: This public square is modern in architecture and feel, with many prestigious office buildings, art galleries, bars and restaurants nearby. « less
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Trusted travel advice about Birmingham