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

Wolverhampton The old English city of Wolverhampton dating back to the 10th century is shrouded in many beautiful legends. According to one of the versions, the founder of the city was Lady Wulfuna, and the significant event took place in 985. The town got its name in honor of the founder, and today a monument depicting Lady Wulfuna is one of the city's main attractions. Not far from the monument is magnificent St. Peter's Collegiate Church - a beautiful building that gives a full idea about the architectural features in the Middle Ages. Visitors to the city should definitely explore the interior decoration, which deserves the highest praise.
Wolverhampton is a great city for an exciting family vacation, entertainment can be found here for every demanding taste. For those who are lovers of nature, it is worth visiting the Owl and … Open
A huge number of monasteries and churches have been erected in the city since its foundation. However, in the 16th and 17th centuries, Wolverhampton was badly damaged by fires, and a large part of beautiful buildings was destroyed. Much of the old buildings that have managed to survive are located in the historic part of the city. During a walk through the historic district, you can see several beautiful squares, old villas and small churches, each of which has its own unique history. Today, many historic structures are converted into art galleries and museums, so the walk promises to be interesting.
There are also many interesting landmarks in the modern part of the city. In the city center, you will find an art gallery displaying a rich collection of works by contemporary artists. Part of the gallery halls stores vintage paintings. Visitors can see the priceless works of artists of Victorian and Gregorian ages. The gallery often hosts interesting exhibitions where young British artists show their works. Copyright
Acquaintance with local restaurants can bring a lot of pleasure to gourmets, those having a sweet tooth, and fans of simple and healthy food. An attractive place is Paradiso Italian … Open
Vacationers must visit Bantock Park where the Historical Museum is located. It keeps a wide variety of collections: knight armor, national costumes, jewelry, and historical documents. Exhibits presented here will acquaint visitors with the rich and diverse history of the city, which was a permanent venue for vivid knightly tournaments in medieval times. In the 14th - 17th centuries, representatives of the royal family loved to rest in Wolverhampton, which explains such a large number of sumptuous buildings and beautiful churches. Despite the fact that only a small part of the priceless architectural structures has survived to this day, each tour can bring a lot of positive impressions.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Wolverhampton 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 Wolverhampton and surroundings

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Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Wolverhampton
♥   Palace 'Bridewell Palace' , 60.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Chatsworth House' , 79.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Art galleries in Wolverhampton and around
♥   Art museum 'Barber Institute of Fine Arts' Birmingham, 20.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Wolverhampton
♥   Former Cathedral of St. Michael, Coventry, 46.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Church of St. Michael, Hereford, 82.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Wolverhampton and near

Shakespeare Birthplace

From the series “Houses of Famous People and Stars Currently Open to Tourists”
Since 1847 the old house belongs to the committee 'Birthday Shakespeares'. In the middle of the 19th century, its representatives carried out one of the largest reconstructions of the building. Today, the house is characterized by the magnificent wood and stone furnishings. The old fireplaces and the fine furniture from the Elizabethan period have been preserved. The central exposition of the museum is devoted to the history and life of the great writer and his family. … Read further

Calke Abbey

From the series “The Most Elegant Buildings of Baroque Architecture”
Some rooms were left in the way that they were during at the Harpur family times. Today the old Abbey is a large architecture and park complex, visitors can walk in a great landscape park. The spacious area has also placed a small farm, that’s why the place is quite good for families. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Wolverhampton

Culture guide to Wolverhampton. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Wolverhampton: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Wolverhampton. 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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