About Bristol, UK

Bristol is very old city (11-th century) and the largest city in the south west of England, with a population of approximately half a million.

There are a lot of historical areas to visit including the suspension bridge, designed by Brunel, it is an awe-inspiring structure that spans the Avon Gorge – a natural geological feature. Among other sights of Bristol are Bristol Cathedral, St Mary Redcliffe Church, Clifton Observatory and Camera Obscura. Another place of interest is s.s. Great Britain which was the first of the great steamships when launched from Bristol in 1843. Cabot Tower was built in 1897 in memory of John Cabot, 400 years after he discovered the land now known as Canada. John Cabot set sail in the Matthew from Bristol. Bristol also has a superb zoo, many museums, parks and cathedrals.

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