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Bristol


Bristol is the most populous city of Southwest England. It is located on the River Avon, and has long been an important port city. Bristol is the UK's ninth most populous city, and the sixth most populous in England.

Bristol Cathedral:
Bristol Cathedral


Key Facts about Bristol


Dwarf Crocodile at Bristol Zoo:
Dwarf Crocodile at Bristol Zoo
Here are some facts about Bristol:
  1. Bristol is the UK's sixth largest, and eighth most populous city.

  2. Bristol is located in Southwest England. It is located on the River Avon, and also has a short coastline on the Severn Estuary which flows into the Bristol Channel.

  3. For many centuries, Bristol was one of Britain's top four cities, after London, but alongside Norwich and York.

  4. With the beginning of the industrial revolution in the 18th century, and the rapid growth of Birmingham, Liverpool, and Manchester, Bristol did fall down the rankings of UK cities, even though it continued to grow.

  5. Today, Bristol remains the largest city, and center of economic activity, employment, education, and culture in its region.

  6. People from Bristol are called Bristolians.

  7. Historically, Bristol's economy was very much linked to the sea. Today, it still remains an important port, although the Port of Bristol has now moved from the city center to Avonmouth (a suburb of Bristol), and the Royal Portbury Dock is located on the western edge of Bristol.

  8. Other important industries in the city include aerospace, electronics, and creative media.

  9. There are at least 34 other locations in the world also called "Bristol" (mostly in the United States), presumably all named after the city.


Attractions and Places of Interest in Bristol


Attractions and places of interest in Bristol and the Bristol-area area include:

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Insight Guides Great Breaks Bath (Insight Great Breaks)

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Bristol Travel Guide 2017: Shops, Restaurants, Attractions and Nightlife in Bristol, England (City Travel Guide 2017)

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The places found in this book are the most positively reviewed and recommended by locals and travelers. 2,000 places listed and organized in four groups. "TOP 500 SHOPS" 95 Store Categories. "TOP 500 RESTAURANTS" 76 Cuisine Types. "TOP 500 ATTRACTIONS" Landmarks, Historical Buildings, Parks, Churches, Museums, Galleries, Libraries, Botanic Gardens, Sports Clubs, Bowling, Pool Halls. "TOP 500 NIGHTLIFE SPOTS" Lounges, Pubs, Gastropubs, Gay Bars, Latin Bars, Karaoke, Performing Arts, Music Venues, Comedy Clubs, Nightclubs, Adult Entertainment and many more options to visit, relax and enjoy your stay.

Bristol Travel Guide 2018: Shops, Restaurants, Attractions and Nightlife in Bristol, England (City Travel Guide 2018)

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