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Bristol Travel Guide

Bristol Travel Guide

Bristol is the largest and most lively city in the south-west of England, located at 120 miles west of London between Somerset and Gloucestershire is the sixth most populous city in England with 400,000 citizens.

Bristol has become in one of the most important economical and cultural centre in the region. From its earliest days, its prosperity has been linked to that of the Port of Bristol, which was in the city centre but has now moved to the Bristol Channel coast at Avonmouth and Royal Portbury area. In more recent years the economy has been built on the aerospace industry having been the home of two biggest British aeronautical companies, Rolls Royce and British Aerospace. The city centre docks have been refurbished as a centre of heritage and culture. The city is also famous for its music and film industries.

Bristol has plenty of historical areas to visit including the suspension bridge, a variety of historic buildings like Victorian & Georgian period buildings highlights include the Cresent in Clifton village and Queen Square near the waterfront which is the second largest perfect square in Europe.

Recently the city of Bristol was nominated as a European Centre of Culture, and has occupied the 6th place.

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