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Best of Birmingham Guide

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Birmingham
The geographical heart of England, Birmingham started life as a sixth- century Anglo-Saxon village. Today, much of this city of over a million dates back to post-WWII redevelopment in the 1950s and 60s. Cutting edge museums and galleries, innovative theaters and excellent shopping have contributed to Birmingham's appeal as a weekend break destination. Don't miss the hopping bars and cafes of Gas Street Basin or the fascinating creatures at the National Sea Life Centre.

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Birmingham Back to Backs
Birmingham Back to Backs
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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Library of Birmingham
Library of Birmingham
Attraction type: Libraries
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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Owner description: From Renaissance masterpieces and cutting edge contemporary art to Egyptian mummies and the iconic HP factory sign, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery showcases a world class... more Owner description: From Renaissance masterpieces and cutting edge contemporary art to Egyptian mummies and the iconic HP factory sign, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery showcases a world class collection and offers fascinating glimpses into Birmingham's rich and vibrant past. Highlights include the finest collection of Pre-Raphaelite art in the world and the largest find of Anglo-Saxon gold ever discovered - the Staffordshire Hoard. Don't miss the Birmingham History Galleries - packed with artefacts, local treasures and interactive displays that reveal captivating stories of Birmingham from the last 500 years. less
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Museum of the Jewellery Quarter
Museum of the Jewellery Quarter
Owner description: Discover the skill of the jeweller's craft and enjoy a unique tour of an original jewellery factory, which traces the 200-year history of the ancient crafting skills that made... more Owner description: Discover the skill of the jeweller's craft and enjoy a unique tour of an original jewellery factory, which traces the 200-year history of the ancient crafting skills that made Birmingham the centre of the British jewellery industry. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Coffin Works
Coffin Works
Owner description: A Victorian Coffin Fittings factory, restored by Birmingham Conservation Trust and opened as a museum in October 2014. The shelves and workbenches at Newman Brothers are full of... more Owner description: A Victorian Coffin Fittings factory, restored by Birmingham Conservation Trust and opened as a museum in October 2014. The shelves and workbenches at Newman Brothers are full of original stock and tools of the trade. With the original machinery working again, you can truly experience how this old Jewellery Quarter firm once operated on a day-to-day basis, producing some of the world's finest coffin furniture, including the fittings for the funerals of Joseph Chamberlain, Winston Churchill and the Queen Mother. less
Attraction type: History Museums; Specialty Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Adam's
Adam's
Ranked #1 of 2,220 Restaurants in Birmingham
Price: $45 - $143
Cuisines: European, British
Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Wilderness
The Wilderness
Ranked #2 of 2,220 Restaurants in Birmingham
Price: $65 - $130
Cuisines: British, European
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Royal Watan Kashmiri Restaurant
Royal Watan Kashmiri Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 2,220 Restaurants in Birmingham
Cuisines: Indian, Grill, Healthy
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Modu
Modu
Ranked #4 of 2,220 Restaurants in Birmingham
Price: $9 - $13
Cuisines: Asian, Korean
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Harborne Kitchen
Harborne Kitchen
Ranked #5 of 2,220 Restaurants in Birmingham
Price: $23 - $71
Cuisines: British, European
Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

easyHotel Birmingham
easyHotel Birmingham
$29 - $103
Ranked #9 of 117 Hotels in Birmingham
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Travelodge Birmingham Central Broadway Plaza Hotel
3.0 of 5
Travelodge Birmingham Central Broadway Plaza Hotel
$38 - $631
Ranked #68 of 117 Hotels in Birmingham
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The Fountain Inn
The Fountain Inn
$36 - $90
Ranked #9 of 52 Birmingham B&B and Inns

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Premier Inn Birmingham City Centre (New St Station) Hotel
3.0 of 5
Premier Inn Birmingham City Centre (New St Station) Hotel
$69 - $125 (£53 - £96)
Ranked #2 of 117 Hotels in Birmingham
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Premier Inn Birmingham South (Longbridge Station) Hotel
3.0 of 5
Premier Inn Birmingham South (Longbridge Station) Hotel
$60 - $91
Ranked #8 of 117 Hotels in Birmingham
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Aparthotel Adagio Birmingham City Centre
4.0 of 5
Aparthotel Adagio Birmingham City Centre
$63 - $156
Ranked #11 of 117 Hotels in Birmingham
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Staying Cool at the Rotunda
4.0 of 5
Staying Cool at the Rotunda
$123 - $306
Ranked #1 of 117 Hotels in Birmingham
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Staybridge Suites Birmingham
4.0 of 5
Staybridge Suites Birmingham
$101 - $179
Ranked #3 of 117 Hotels in Birmingham
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Genting Hotel
4.0 of 5
Genting Hotel
$91 - $314
Ranked #5 of 117 Hotels in Birmingham
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