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Portsmouth Museum Except of wealthy trip program Portsmouth can offer to its guests a lot of interesting amusements. One of the most popular attractions is city observing from the Spinnaker tower. On the last floor of the modern tall house there is big observation desk, from this desk it is possible to see the fantastic view of city and the seaside districts. As for construction this building reminds of the sail; except of the observation desk there are several attractive cafes.
Portsmouth invites its guests to visit the best restaurants, there are various establishments in this city. Restaurant 27 is very popular, except of big assortment of national dishes it … Open
People who like to spend time in the opened air and walk along the picturesque places will like Portsmouth. In several minutes of driving from the city’s center there is beautiful Staunton Park, it is good place for family resting. In the park there are several excellent playing grounds for children and small zoo, which is available for the guests every day.
Also on its territory a number of roads are represented for walking on foot or by bicycle, there are some excellent cafes and even specialized shop, whose assortment will be appreciated by gardeners. Aquarium Blue Reef introduces guests with habitants of undersea world. After captivating trip young guests can make a closer acquaintance to the friendliest habitants of aquarium. They can feed fish and make a photo against a background of colorful aquariums. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The main symbol of big port city is historical docks, which were constructed in 1194. Today several beautiful old ships are moored there and every ship has own amazing history. One of them … Open
Lovers of sportive amusements will be interested in visiting of golf-center Portsmouth Driving Range Golf. People who have never taken a great interest in this game will like it too, experienced coaches need only couple of hours to train beginners for the game’s basic elements. After captivating trainings guests can have a rest in cozy bar or on the terrace. In Portsmouth there is great park Leisure Island, which is good place for the youngest guests and lovers of extreme.
Portsmouth, England For children there are perfect playing grounds, it is possible to find a lot of interesting attractions on the park’s territory. While children have a fun on the roundabouts and chutes, parents can rest in comfortable resting zone or go to one of the cafes. The most popular night establishment of the city is comedy-club Jongleurs, several times a week it suggests interesting program for the guests. Near the city’s center there is the most dimensioned complex Gunwharf Quays. It is possible to buy everything there – from fashionable clothes and accessories to memorable presents and perfumes.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Portsmouth and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Portsmouth
♥   Park 'Queen Elizabeth II' , 112.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Park 'Cherbourg' , 134 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Portsmouth
♥   Amusement park 'Clarence Pier' , 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Funland' , 7.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Robin Hill' , 16.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Blackgang Chine' , 27.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Paultons Park' , 36.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Portsmouth
♥   Water park 'Splashdown' Poole, Dorset, 60.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Portsmouth
♥   Restaurant '36 on the Quay' Emsworth. Type - Modern British. 12.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Fat Olives' Emsworth. Type - Modern British. 12.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Beach House' West Wittering. Type - Traditional cuisine. 14.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Samphire' East Wittering. Type - Traditional British. 15.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bugle' Hamble-le-Rice. Type - Traditional British. 16.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Portsmouth from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Megalithic Monuments of Stonehenge and Avebury

From the series “Top 15 Unesco Sites in Europe”
First of all, scientists find it difficult to name the exact time of the appearance of structures. According to some data, the age of Stonehenge is more than 5 000 years. The second and another puzzling item is the way to build such a large monument. How had been people able to build that imposing monument, which has remained intact for thousands of years? That’s one of the major mysteries of mankind. Finally, the purpose of the structure remains unknown. According to one legend, the magic stone circle has been built a thousand years ago by Merlin The Magician. Some scientists believe that Stonehenge was built in the era of the Roman Empire as a place for religious ceremonies. … Read further

Arundel Castle

From the series “Amazing Ancient Fortresses Preserved to This Day”
The history of the castle is rich in incredible events. In the course of a few centuries Arundel has changed more than ten owners. During the civil war in the 17th century, the castle was heavily damaged. At the end of the 18th century, the 11th Duke Norfolk began the reconstruction of Arundel, whereby the castle gained finer and tighter neogothic features. The active reconstruction of the castle lasted in the Victorian era, so the monument is invaluable from an architectural point of view. In 1846, the Queen Victoria visited the castle and spent a few days in the magnificent rooms. … Read further
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Guide to your best city break in Portsmouth - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Portsmouth - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Portsmouth?' disappears immediately.
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