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Must-visit Places in West Midlands, United Kingdom

A list of places to visit in West Midlands county, United Kingdom. There is more to see and experience unique culture and lifestyle of West Midlanders. Please add your favorite places!

Source: http://www.uptourist.com/2014/11/19/top-10-places-visit-west-midlands-united-kingdom/

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The Canals in Birmingham, not Venice

The Canals in Birmingham, not Venice

There are more canals in Birmingham, West Midlands, UK than those in Venice, Italy.

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Unique shopping Venues - Selfridges Birmingham, Anyone?

Unique shopping Venues - Selfridges Birmingham, Anyone?

One of the biggest shopping centres in the UK: Birmigham's very own Selfridges.

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Curries in Balti Triangle, Birmingham

Curries in Balti Triangle, Birmingham

Some of the best Balti restaurants in the world are located in the Balti Triangle, Birmingham, UK

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Soccer Stadiums - and Other Sporting Venues in West Midlands

Soccer Stadiums - and Other Sporting Venues in West Midlands

West Midlands is the home of some of the best football club in England, such as Wolverhampton Wanderers, Birmingham, and Aston Villa. Visit the stadiums to feel the vibe! Love cricket? Visit Edgbaston! Want some athletic event venues? Visit the Alexandra Stadium.

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The Jewellery Quarter

The Jewellery Quarter

The home of fine jewellery quality is Hockley, Birmingham.

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German Christmas Market in Birmingham

German Christmas Market in Birmingham

One of the largest in the Europe!

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Onward to Middle Earth! (er, Moseley, actually...)

Onward to Middle Earth! (er, Moseley, actually...)

It's Moseley, actually - the home of J.R.R. Tolkien, the author of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. He finds some inspiration for the places and characters in Moseley.

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The Black Country Living Museum

The Black Country Living Museum

West Midlands was the home of Britain's coal industry. Many coal mines in this region, thus it's called the Black Country. There's a living museum to preserve and showcase the tradition, with 'real' people living like the original locals in the 20th century.

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Top concerts and event venues in West Midlands

Top concerts and event venues in West Midlands

Birmingham Symphony Hall, the NEC, etc. - world's best concerts and events have been hosted here.

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Greens! Parks, Gardens and Orchards to visit in West Midlands

Greens! Parks, Gardens and Orchards to visit in West Midlands

Need some stroll in the park? There are plenty of parks and gardens in West Midlands you can visit. The Birmingham Botanical Gardens in Edgbaston, Bruton Park in Solihull, the orchards in Worcestershire, etc.