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Culture of Sheffield. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Sheffield Riverfront Once it was the large-scale industrial city. Today Sheffield is an attractive tourist and cultural center. The city has everything you need for an exciting holiday, including an abundance of historical sites. The Beauchief Abbey is situated in the southern part of the city; it was founded in 1183. The abbey was a large-scale complex of monastic buildings, but only a beautiful tower acting as the church has survived to these days. The Abbey is located in incredibly beautiful natural surroundings; vacationers would have an opportunity to stroll through the local forests after a tour.
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Sheffield Cathedral is the oldest attraction there; its age is more than a thousand years. The beautiful historic building became the permanent venue for various cultural activities, including educational programs, concerts, social events and charity events.
Those who wish to get acquainted with the industrial past of the city would like an open air museum, Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet. It is a picturesque village consisting of residential buildings and shops. These are houses and forges that could be seen in the city 500 years ago; every day there are very interesting educational activities at the museum. Copyright
Even in the census created by William the Conqueror and known as the Domesday Book dated 1086, Sheffield is mentioned as a small village. This is the proof that the history of the city has … Open
The Central Cemetery of Sheffield is important too. In addition to burial sites of prominent personalities, this unique complex includes a beautiful garden, ancient catacombs, religious buildings, and many other interesting constructions. Among other facilities, it’s recommended to visit the Manor House. It is one of the most beautiful buildings of the town; a lot of interesting stories and legends are associated with it.
Sheffield Cathedral Fans of ancient architecture would like the Sheffield's Town Hall. Those who are fond of modern art are sure to include a visit to Millennium Galleries in the recreation program. Its luxurious rooms feature the best works of contemporary artists. Interesting historical artifacts are collected in the Weston Park Museum. If you are not enough of local attractions, you should definitely go for a walk along outskirts of the city.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Sheffield and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.

City tours, excursions and tickets in Sheffield and surroundings

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Public palaces near Sheffield
♥   Palace 'Chatsworth House' , 19.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Nottingham Castle' , 52.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Harewood House' , 57.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Bishopthorpe Palace' , 65.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Art galleries in Sheffield and around
♥   Art museum 'Yorkshire Sculpture Park' Wakefield, 26.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Hepworth Gallery' Wakefield, 33.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Sheffield
♥   Cathedral Church of St. Barnabas, Nottingham, 51.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Church of St. George, York, 69.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Church of St. Wilfrid, York, 69.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Former Cathedral of St. Peter, York, 69.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Sheffield and near


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St. John's Hospital

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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Sheffield

Culture guide to Sheffield. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Sheffield: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Sheffield. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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