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Victoria Square, Birmingham - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Victoria Square, Birmingham, Birmingham B1 1BD, UK

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About Victoria Square, Birmingham

Victoria Square is a public square in the city of Birmingham and quite possibly the most beautiful of them all. The square is often considered to be the centre of Birmingham, and is the point from where local road sign distances are measured. Most of the major public events are held at the square which has fountains and magnificent artwork spread all around it.

Attractions Near Victoria Square, Birmingham

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery0.14km from Victoria Square, Birmingham

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BM&AG) is a museum and art gallery in Birmingham, England. It has a collection of international importance covering fine art, ceramics, metalwork, jewellery, natural history, archaeology, ethnography, local history and industrial history. Discover the fascinating story of the Staffordshire Hoard, the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever found, in its own dedicated gallery.

Grosvenor Casino
Grosvenor Casino0.21km from Victoria Square, Birmingham

Grosvenor Casino is the UK’s largest multi-channel casino operator which offers a range of popular casino table games, including roulette, blackjack, baccarat, and poker as well as electronic roulette and slot machine games. The digital channel continues to gain scale and offers many popular games including its very popular live casino. One of the iconic locations in this area which offers a wide range of games and leisure things.

St. Philip's Cathedral
St. Philip's Cathedral0.35km from Victoria Square, Birmingham

St Philip's Cathedral in Birmingham is a Grade I-listed building and also the 3rd-smallest cathedral in England. Located in Colmore Row, this landmark is exceptional in terms of national, historical and architectural importance. Whether you're interested in history, religion or art, there's a lot to do and see here. The Cathedral contains four famous Pre-Raphaelite stained-glass windows designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones. The popular churchyard, now beautifully restored, has a perimeter of cast

Library of Birmingham
Library of Birmingham0.4km from Victoria Square, Birmingham

The Library of Birmingham is a public library in Birmingham, England. It has been described as the largest public library in the United Kingdom, the largest public cultural space in Europe,and the largest regional library in Europe. 2,414,860 visitors came to the library in 2014 making it the 10th most popular visitor attraction in the UK.

The Coffin Works
The Coffin Works0.46km from Victoria Square, Birmingham

A majestic Grade II-listed building on the edge of the Jewellery District, which tells the story of Birmingham's last coffin-furniture factory and the Newman Brothers firm. Visitors can truly experience how this old Jewellery Quarter firm once operated on a day-to-day basis, producing some of the world’s finest coffin furniture, including the fittings for the funerals of Joseph Chamberlain, Winston Churchill and the Queen Mother.

Gas Street Basin
Gas Street Basin0.49km from Victoria Square, Birmingham

Gas Street Basin, right in the heart of Birmingham City Centre, is like an oasis, with brightly-coloured narrow-boats surrounded by listed buildings against a backdrop of modern high-rise offices. The area has been transformed into a centre for leisure and entertainment. In 1973, the basin featured prominently in the Cliff Richard film Take Me High. A canal-side cottage there was used as the home of a character in the long-running soap opera Crossroads.

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The West Midlands is a ceremonial county, metropolitan county, and combined authority area in west-central England. It was the second-most populous county in England after Greater London. Famous for so many attractive locations and also a unique location for a leisure trip.