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