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The Architectural Triumph of the Albert Dock

Opened in 1846 by Prince Albert of Saxe and Gotha, the Albert Dock in Liverpool, England, is a truly spectacular architectural success. Built completely of hard brittle iron, stone and brick, this building was the first in the United Kingdom to be constructed this way. In 1972, the dock was closed and suffered from abandon until it was renewed in the early 80s. Today, the buildings that compose the dock are major tourist’s attractions with a variety of restaurants, bars and museums that enjoy a world class prestigious. It is now one of Liverpool’s most cosmopolitan and busiest hubs as well as a principal heritage attraction.

You will be astonished seeing the 19th century buildings converted into high-quality shops, restaurants and housing café bars. Some famous attractions you must visit in the Alberto Dock are the Merseyside Maritime Museum, the Beatles Story, and the Museum of Liverpool Life. With many impressive national and international awards, the dock is a place that you should visit in your next trip to England. You will surely take pleasure in the dock culture, nights and living. So, do not miss the opportunity to visit this place situated on well-known waterfront adjacent to the Pier Head.

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