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“walking tour”(21 reviews)
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Liverpool is one of the UK’s greatest cities. From Georgian terraces and the world-famous docks to grandiose commercial and civic monuments, the city is alive with architecture and buildings that chart over 300 years of history and development. The...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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RIBA North - National Architecture Centre | 21 Mann Island, Liverpool L3 1BP, England
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+44 151 703 0107
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A truly educational and entertaining way spend a few hours. Brian was a fabulous guide who truly knows "his stuff". A look back through the history of some of Liverpool's most iconic waterfront buildings. Would highly recommend

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour, even though I've walked along Liverpool waterfront on many an occasion it was truly enlightening to understand it's true origins .... and what a beautiful waterfront it is. Our guide was Bryan who was very knowledgeable and entertaining, I would definitely do another...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the Gateway walking tour led by Eilleen, an excellent guide who led us into corners of the city to experience a collection of interesting views of buildings accompanying some eye opening explanations. I never thought that you could appreciate the history and...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2018

This walking tour was centred around Hope Street, which is bookended by the Anglican and Roman Catholic cathedrals. Brian was warm and friendly, and had plenty of local knowledge in addition to the facts he was telling us about key buildings. He said up front...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent. Bryan was a very good guide and he told us a lot about a architecture during a 2 hours walking tour. Pride of L'pool

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Cath H, Marketing Executive at RIBA Liverpool City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thank you for joining one of our walking tours and leaving us this lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you on one of our other tours soon.

Reviewed 17 August 2018

An excellent tour today, packed with interesting information on the architecture, design, usage (past & present), and sympathetic restoration of many of the great buildings in this area., Our guide, Pat, was extremely knowledgeable and a great conversationist. Not only did we learn a lot...More

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Cath H, Marketing Executive at RIBA Liverpool City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for joining one of our tours. We are delighted you had such a great time with our fantastic guide, Pat. We look forward to welcoming you on one of our other tours in the future.

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Personable knowledgeable and welcoming guide took us on a two hour tour of buildings near the pierhead and in the business district. They told you a little about the design, the uses and the history associated with several buildings, drew your attention to interesting details...More

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Cath H, Marketing Executive at RIBA Liverpool City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you for the positive review, we're delighted you enjoyed yourself on our Gateway to The World tour. We hope to see you on one of our other tours soon.

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent, personable guide with genuine knowledge and an interest in the history and architecture of this amazing city. So many little anecdotes and little bits added from his own experiences. He took us into buildings we would not have known we could go into. Learnt...More

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Cath H, Marketing Executive at RIBA Liverpool City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Thank you for this glowing review. We're so pleased you enjoyed exploring the city with our guides and hope to see you on one of our other tours soon. Our current exhibition at the RIBA North National Architecture Centre is part of the Liverpool Biennial...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed this walk around some of the key buildings on the water front snd then into Liverpool One. You get to hear interesting things about the buildings and even though neither of us are up on architecture it was interesting hearing from those...More

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Cath H, Marketing Executive at RIBA Liverpool City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Brilliant! We are super pleased you enjoyed our Gateway to The World tour. You are right, The Ropewalks tour is very interesting. It's such a great part of the city, full of incredible old warehouses alongside lots of new developments. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018

Highly recommended. Took the Cultural tour around St George’s Hall, and the museums, gallery and library. Excellent guide. The two hours fly by.

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Cath H, Marketing Executive at RIBA Liverpool City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Fantastic, we're very pleased you had such a great time. We hope to see you on one of our other tours soon.

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silvia s
7 June 2018|
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Response from CathH143 | Property representative |
Good afternoon, tickets are bookable through our website (TripAdvisor doesn't allow me to post the link so please google riba north) or in person at the RIBA North shop at our centre at Mann Island. Tickets are priced at... More
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Response from Sue C | Reviewed this property |
Ours was sculpture, culture and civic pride. Not a lot of walking just around St George's hall and library area.
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Response from Sharon56Kent | Reviewed this property |
Call the central Tourist Information Centre, you can book thru them. Very interesting tour with lots of historical tour, well worth booking so many hidden buildings to find in Liverpool.
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