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Nottingham Guide

Nottingham Guide

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Nottingham Castle has had an extremely turbulent history, is probably one of the more famous tourist attractions in Nottingham. The foundation of the Castle are very charming at almost any time of the year, and amuse to several events, as well as the Summer Shakespeare festival and the Robin Hood Pageant. The mansion itself consists of the city's attractive and fine arts collected works, along with the arcades of "Story of Nottingham" notifying the narration of the city for more than five generations. Cave tours are held during the week.

The Council House is situated on the location of the previous Nottingham exchange, with the arena of the structure itself more than what was The Shambles; Nottingham's meat marketplace. It was settled in 1926 nevertheless, that the replacement must be knocked down, and somewhat more pretentious should be build in its place. The trade bazaar shifted in 1928 even though the construction was going on, and is now initiated in the Victoria Centre.The Council House was planned and deliberated by Cecil Howitt, and was released in 1929 by the Prince of Wales. It is constructed in the similar limestone as St Paul's Cathedral in London.

The city's Old Market Square has seen many events throughout history, including royal visits to European Cup Celebrations. A popular meeting place, it is regularly the venue for markets and funfairs. In 2006 it received a multimillion pound facelift to make it modern flexible open space ideal for concerts, markets or at Christmas time, an ice rink. It is the second largest public square in the UK after Trafalgar Square in London. It's dominated by the 200 foot high dome of the Council House, the traditional seat for the city council. It houses a chiming clock called Little John, a 10 and a half ton bell which is reputed to have the deepest tone for a bell in the UK.

Nottingham shopping areas are consistently ranked as one of the top five shopping areas in the UK, and new projects like the Trinity Square development will ensure the city continues to be top of the shops. As the hometown of international designer Paul Smith, Nottingham's legacy for fashionistas is legendary.

Nottinghamshire is a world class sporting destination and home to the likes of the National Water Sports Centre, Trent Bridge cricket ground and the National Ice Centre. The Nottingham Tennis Open is an annual pre-cursor to Wimbledon that attracts big names to its courts.

Plenty of music venues provides a lot of Nottingham entertainment options to satisfy all tastes and preferences. Watch veteran indie favourites at Rock City and check out new talent at the Bodega Social Club. Nottingham's Broadway Cinema has been named one of the top seven in the world by the Total Film magazine.

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