Birmingham is a mixture of old and new architecture with few landmarks known across the whole country. In the very heart of Birmingham there is Bull Ring area with iconinc Selfridges department store that is probably the most famous building in the city. Most of the attractions are located in the walking distance around Birmingham city centre so easily accessible for anyone.
Birmingham places map
This map of Birmingham places of interest is based on Google maps technology. You can switch the type of map in the right upper corner by clicking on buttons Map, Satellite, Hybrid and Terrain. Control panel on the left with plus and minus buttons can be used for zooming the map.
List of Birmingham places of interest
This list contains all the major points of interest in Birmingham that are marked on the map above as well:
- Bull Ring - Major commercial area in the heart of Birmingham with number of landmarks.
- Selfridges Department Store - High end department store in ultramodern building.
- Victoria Square - Main square with old buildings, sculptures and big fountain.
- Council House - Historical building of Birmingham city council with clock tower.
- Birmingham Museum and Art Galllery - Probably the best art gallery in West Midlands.
- Birmingham Town Hall - Concert hall built in old Roman style.
- Jewellery Quarter - Historical district dedicated to jewellery manufacture.
- Museum of the Jewellery Quarter - Museum focused on Birmingham's jewellery heritage.
- Cadbury World - Entertainment centre inside famous chocolate factory.
- Aston Hall - Jacobean mansion house with museum, parks and gardens.
- Villa Park Stadium - Aston Villa FC stadium for 42.800 fans.
- St.Philip's Cathedral - Church of England cathedral and Birmingham bishop's seat.
- St.Chad's Cathedral - Mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham.
- Thinktank - Science museum with four floors of various interactive displays.
- Birmingham Repertory Theatre - Popular theatre located on Centenary Square.
- Symphony Hall - Concert venue located inside the International Convention Centre.
- Barclaycard Arena - Former National Indoor Arena with 12.700 capacity.
- Birmingham Central Library - Birmingham's main library built in Brutalist style.
- Birmingham Botanical Gardens - Tranquil botanical gardens with few glasshouses.
- Barber Institute of Fine Arts - Art gallery situated in the University of Birmingham campus.
- St.Andrew's Stadium - Birmingham City Football Club stadium for 30.000 visitors.
- Ikon Gallery - Gallery of contemporary art built in former Victorian board school.
- Hippodrome Theatre - Modern theatre hosting many opera and ballet performances.
- LG Arena - 16.000 capacity arena that hosts large music concerts and shows.
- National Exhibition Centre - Largest and busiest exhibition centre in the UK.
- Beetham Tower - 121 metres tall skyscraper that is highest occupied building in the city.
- Rotunda - 81 metres high residential tower building of cylindrical shape.
- Radisson Blu Hotel - 4-star hotel inside 39-storey glass skyscraper.
- Hyatt Regency Birmingham Hotel - Modern 4-star hotel with 16-metre pool and spa.
- Birmingham New Street Station - Birmingham's main train station and railway hub for the whole UK.
- Birmingham Moor Street Station - Railway station serving Chiltern Railways services.
- Birmingham Snow Hill station - Station with three platforms for National Rail trains.
- Birmingham International railway station - Train station serving Birmingham Airport and the National Exhibition Centre.