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Best things to do in Birmingham

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Shopping Mall
“The Bullring has a huge array of shops, restaurants and many outlets to visit. One of the most popular places in Birmingham or even the UK. The Bull Ring Birmingham is a major commercial area of central Birmingham. It has been an important feature of Birmingham since the Middle Ages, when its market was first held. Selfridges at the Bullring is covered with a dramatic "skin" made up of 15,000 spun aluminium disks. The Bronze Bull situated in the square at the base of Rotunda is two and a half life-sized and weighs 5 Tonnes. Over 8,000 jobs were created within the new Bullring. There are over 140 shops and kiosks within Bullring.”
11 locals recommend
Department Store
“A compact version of the London super-store. If you need something special for a night out, they're going to have it. Incredible wine store in the basement too.”
7 locals recommend
Clothing Store
“A quirky edition of the well known London store, the food hall is one not to miss with a range of unusual, luxurious and traditional eateries”
4 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Shopping Centre, Contemporary, landmark mall with diverse high-street fashion and household shops, plus restaurants.”
1 local recommends
Premise
“Birmingham Moor Street is one of three main railway stations in the city centre of Birmingham. Today's Moor Street station is a combination of the original station, opened in 1909 by the Great Western Railway as a terminus for local trains, and a newer Moor Street station with through platforms, a short distance from the original, which opened in 1987, replacing the original. The two were combined into one station in 2002, when the original was reopened and restored, and the newer station rebuilt in 1930s style.”
1 local recommends
Shopping Mall
“The Bullring is a fantastic shopping centre at the heart of Birmingham with everything you need in one building. Don't forget to get a photo besides Birmingham's infamous bull statue!”
2 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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Train Station
“Birmingham Moor Street is one of three main railway stations in the city centre of Birmingham. Today's Moor Street station is a combination of the original station, opened in 1909 by the Great Western Railway as a terminus for local trains, and a newer Moor Street station with through platforms, a short distance from the original, which opened in 1987, replacing the original. The two were combined into one station in 2002, when the original was reopened and restored, and the newer station rebuilt in 1930s style.”
4 locals recommend
Transit Station
“Also a departure point for The Shakespeare Express steam service to Stratford on Avon”
1 local recommends
Train Station
“A must see old train station, great architecture, coffee shops ad shopping areas just across the street.”
1 local recommends