St George's Quarter
St George’s Quarter proudly sports the UNESCO World Heritage Status crown. A must-visit for lovers of culture, Liverpool’s St George’s Quarter boasts some of the finest Victorian architecture in Britain. Just outside Lime Street station, step into the culture as soon as you arrive. It houses the magnificent St George’s Hall, a beautiful example of neo-classical architecture that welcomed the iconic Poppies: Weeping Window sculpture in 2015. Together with the World Museum, Walker Art Gallery and Central Library, William Brown Street is an entire street featuring ONLY cultural attractions in magnificent buildings, all of which are completely free to enter.
The quarter homes no less than three theatres less than a 5 minute walk from each other and also Lime Street Station. The Liverpool Empire on Lime Street has the largest two-tier auditorium in Britain and hosts a variety of entertainment including variety shows, musicals, operas and pop concerts. The Empire often stages travelling West End productions, as does the Royal Court Theatre nearby.
The Playhouse Theatre is just a short walk away situated closer to the town centre in Williamson Square, close to the retail heart of the city.
If you find yourself feeling peckish, Queen Square Arcade is a central hub of restaurants, bars and entertainment within the heart of St Georges Quarter, just minutes from Lime St Station and Queen Square Bus Station.