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Colors of Sheffield - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

‘Steel City’ is an informal name given to Sheffield back in the Middle Ages; however, it is still relevant. The convenient location of the city contributed to the rapid development of blacksmiths; there were deposits of coal and iron ore in Sheffield and the surrounding area. According to historical records, the first blacksmith in the town was founded in the 13th century; during the Middle Ages, smithies were found literally on every street. Houses located on narrow streets were completely covered with soot making their facades very dark, so there was very gloomy atmosphere in the city.
What may surprise discerning palates in the classic English city? Delicious meat dishes and traditional Yorkshire pudding, classic fish treats with a side dish of fries and excellent … Open
Travelers who will explore local attractions would notice that the city hasn’t any old building with a light-colored facade. Once there was a large-scale production of knives, axes, dining utensils and other accessories made ​​of steel that were famous for their high quality. These items have attracted merchants from distant countries for many years. Currently, there is no large-scale production there; however, a beautiful set of cutlery still remains a popular souvenir among travelers.
Local people are very respectful to their history and culture. An incredibly beautiful historic festival is held annually in Sheffield. The festival highlights not only the local culture, but also the history of distant countries. Event attendees can learn a lot of interesting things about ancient Greece and Rome and watch battles of the Viking; famous historical events are represented during the festival. Copyright
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 … Open
Vacations in Sheffield certainly would please those who tend to an active lifestyle. It seems that vanity never stops at its narrow streets, even at night; despite the busy atmosphere, the city has very soothing and measured ambience. Foreign visitors can rest sure that they will feel at home right from the first minutes of being in the city. The lively and harmonious, city is wrapped in the unique atmosphere of past centuries. Sheffield is an ideal holiday destination.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Sheffield and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Sheffield
♥   Cathedral Church of St. Marie, Sheffield, 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral Church of St. Anne, Leeds, 47.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   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
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Sheffield
♥   Castle 'Conisbrough Castle' , 19.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Bolsover Castle' , 19.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Peveril Castle' , 21 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Tickhill Castle' , 24.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Riber Castle' , 28.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Lord Barnard' , 29.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Sandal Castle' , 31.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique landmarks in Sheffield and around

Church Of St Mary And All Saints

From the series “Falling towers and buildings”
There is a religious monument in Chesterfield. Destruction may threaten it shortly. This is the Church of St. Mary and All Saints. It was built in the 13th century. The church is one of the largest Gothic churches in the region at present. The church building itself is in excellent condition. But its 28-meter spire has a disastrous deflection angle. It is deviated from the vertical by 3 meters. … Read further

Calke Abbey

From the series “The Most Elegant Buildings of Baroque Architecture”
Calke Abbey has a quite outstanding history. It is a building of the 12th century Augustinian priory. Later the priory was closed under the order of Henry VIII. At the beginning of the 18th century, the building was fully rebuilt in the baroque style. The house was owned by the Harpur family for nearly 300 years until the last owner died. After 1985 the house came into possession of the government and became open for people. … Read further
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