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Leeds England

 

Leeds is a city and metropolitan borough in West Yorkshire, England.

Historically a part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, at the time of Industrial Revolution, Leeds developed into a major industrial centre for the production and trade of wool, before emerging as a centre for commerce and higher education, being the location of the internationally acclaimed University of Leeds, Leeds Metropolitan University and Leeds Trinity and All Saints.

Today most of the financial services outside the London run from the Leeds.

 
   

 

Leeds

 

Leeds is the UK's largest centre for business , and according to the most recent Office for National Statistics estimates, Leeds is the fastest growing city in the UK.

Leeds is a nice place for tourists. 1000’s of people come to Leeds to see its Museums and arts.

Transportation

In Transportation Leeds is excellently connected with the rest of Yorkshire and the UK.

Leeds Bradford International Airport has flights connecting to Europe, and the rest of the world via Heathrow Airport and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

Leeds also has excellent road links via the A1, M1 and M62. Leeds also has a large modern bus station served by National Express and local bus services. It is also possible to travel to Rotterdam and Zeebrugge by ferry from Hull, only an hour away.

Museums

There are lots of Museums in Leeds, being the home of the Royal Armouries Museum, the Leeds City Museum which is dedicated to the history of Yorkshire, the Thackray's Medical Museum and the Leeds City Art Gallery.

Leeds Theatre

Leeds also boasts the Grand Theatre (where Opera North is based), the City Varieties music hall (which has hosted performances by Charlie Chaplin and Harry Houdini) and the West Yorkshire Playhouse.

Bramham Park

Every year in Bramham Park is the place of attraction when The Leeds Festival takes place there, Leeds is home to the Leeds International Piano Competition, held every three years since 1963, which has launched the careers of many major concert pianists. There is also the Leeds International Concert Season, the largest local authority music programme of any UK city outside London.

The first moving pictures in the world were taken in the city, by Louis Le Prince, of Leeds Bridge in 1888, and the world's first traffic light was also installed on Park Row.

Leeds Outskirts

There are some very old places on the outskirts of the city ,Temple Newsam House, Harewood House and the ruins of Kirkstall Abbey, they are there from 12th century.

Hotels In Leeds

Leeds has got best hotels in UK. If you are looking for hotels in Leeds then it is best to find some centrally located hotel if you interested in exploring the city.



 
   
 

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