Everybody loves a good photo opportunity, right?

We’re lucky that Liverpool is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and has some pretty cool and impressive spots to grab the pictures that will be sure to rake in the likes on Instagram!

From Liver Bird wings to flower walls, graffiti warehouses and stunning pieces of architecture, your Liverpool photo album will be bursting at the seams by the time you leave. 

See how many of these spots you can check off your list. 


You can’t come to Liverpool and not get your photo taken in front of the famous Liver Wings on Jamaica Street. The artwork was produced by local artist Paul Curtis to celebrate all of Liverpool’s Liver Birds and has been a favourite photo stop since.


Whether it’s from the ground or 15 floors up, the Royal Liver Building makes for a great backdrop for those Instagram selfies. Take in the views of Liverpool’s most famous landmark from below or head on the RLB 360 tour to get panoramic views of the city from under the clock tower. 


The entrance to restaurant 60 Hope Street is always a favourite spot to get your picture taken at. All year round the front door is adorned in floral archways themed depending on the season.


The larger than life statues of the Fab Four are waiting for you to take your picture with them on our famous Waterfront. Right in front of the stunning Three Graces, you can't really get a better spot for those Instagram selfies. 


The Goodness Gracious rooftop on top of Oh Me Oh My on The Strand boasts one of the best views in the city for a selfie. Head to the roof, sit amongst the flowers and grab a picture with the famous Liver building in the background.


If you’re a fan of flowers then The Florist on Hardman Street is the place to head. Not only do they have a great food and drink menu with plenty of options and a whole load of cocktails, they also have flowers in abundance. From a flower wall, to blooming trees and a calming pastel decor, it’s a great venue to grab a picture. 


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Ghetto Golf in the Baltic Triangle is the place to head for a night out with a difference - and to grab some instagram shots. The huge warehouse is covered floor to ceiling in graffiti and the crazy golf holes get weider the further you go along. With a fully stocked bar and a cocktail list as crazy as the holes, you won’t be able to stop yourself snapping away. 


Find the Picton Reading Room in Liverpool Central Library and if you’re a fan of Harry Potter then you’re going to want a picture here for all the Hogwarts vibes. The walls are covered floor to ceiling with bookshelves that you can access via spiral staircases and it’s so quiet you can hear a pin drop. 

The rest of the library is also worth checking out, especially the roof terrace which has great views over the city. 


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Head over to Sefton Park and go on the hunt for the Palm House. The three tiered Grade II listed Victorian Glasshouse is in the heart of the park and the perfect backdrop for your photoshoot. Inside you’ll find plants from around the world filling the glass dome. It’s also a regular venue for events and gigs which aren't to be missed!


St Luke’s Church, or the Bombed Out Church to the locals, sits proudly at the top of Bold Street and is a great spot for a photograph, especially if you get to head inside. Known as the Bombed Out Church because it no longer has a roof, it makes for an interesting photo for the collection.


The hidden gem of a bar on Slater Street is a great place to grab a selfie. Either sit amongst the leafy bar, head into the adjoining Nightcrawler Pizza for an NYC inspired shot or even go down into the toilets for a photo with the popular ‘Wish you were here’ sign.

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The Anglican Cathedral is Britain's largest Cathedral and the 5th largest in Europe so you know it’s going to be something pretty special. Head inside to take in the cavernous space and stunning architecture or take a trip to the top of the tower for some of the best views over Liverpool. 


Jump the train 15 minutes down the road to Crosby Beach, home to Antony Gormley’s ‘Another Place’. The long stretch of sandy beach is now home to 100 cast iron life size versions of Gormly himself. It’s a beautiful place to head for a photo and a bit of fresh air.  


Fan of the Beatles? Then head over to Grafton Street in the Baltic Triangle to grab a picture of you and your mates recreating the famous Beatles album cover on our very own Abbey Road.  


Baltic Market is Liverpool’s first street food market in The Baltic Triangle and a great place to grab a selfie, especially when it’s decorated for an event - which is pretty often. Check out what food is on offer at the many food stalls, take a seat on one of the long benches and grab a photo! 


You can't come to Liverpool without heading to Mathew Street to see the famous Cavern Club. Either stand in front of the legendary sign to grab your picture or head down into the basement to recreate the swinging 60s.

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Every corner of the Royal Albert Dock is worth a photograph so spend the afternoon taking a walk around to see what you can spot. Grab a photo in front of the entrance to The Beatles Story, lean against the Liverpool Mountain, or grab a selfie with the waterfront skyline. 


Head to the Botanical Garden in the Baltic Triangle for some gin garden selfies when it opens in March. Sit on one of the benches or the grass bleachers and enjoy a gin cocktail in the glorious sunshine. If the weather takes a bit of a turn jump into the shed to keep yourself out of the rain.


Fan of LFC? Then take a trip to the Baltic Triangle to get your picture taken with the huge mural of Liverpool’s manager, Jurgen Klopp.

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The Quarter in the Georgian Quarter of town is a beautiful spot to grab a picture. Sit outside on the cute little tables, grab some breakfast and people watch on the old cobbled street. 


The Bluecoat on School lane is a perfect place to get your camera out. The 300 year old building is home to art galleries, places to eat, a book shop, a sun trap courtyard and loads more. You could spend a whole afternoon here filling up the photo album. 


Duke Street Food & Drink Market is another great foodie spot to head to if your a fan of food and great interior design. The photo opportunities don’t stop as you work your way around the 100 year old warehouse and the food is so good you might not be able to wait to take a picture before you tuck in...


Jimmy’s on Bold Street is one of Liverpool’s newest music venues with a pretty incredible interior to boot. Head over to the bar that is covered in neon signs and lava lamps and then down into the basement for a bit of live music. 


At just a short train ride south of the city centre you’ll find Lark Lane, a hub for some of the best places to eat and shop in Liverpool. With brightly coloured buildings, coffee shops and pubs, you’ll be spoilt for choice for your photo op.

So now we have done all the hard work for you, all you have to do is go out there and get snapping! Make sure you tag us in all your pictures on Instagram and let us know where you are heading over on our Twitter @VisitLiverpool.

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This blog post has been written by Sophie Shields, Digitial Marketing Assistant for Marketing Liverpool.

Sophie is from Liverpool, loves all things music, particularly the local music scene and Liverpool FC. 


The Liverpool Wings by Paul Curtis
Painted wings on a brick wall in the Baltic Triangle. they are the same colour green as the Liver Birds.

Created by local artist, Paul Curtis the huge artwork allows people to transform themselves into an iconic Liver Bird.

Royal Liver Building 360
Two people stand on the roof of the Royal Liver Building

Royal Liver Building 360 Tour and experience is open with social distancing measures, reduced guided tour numbers and additional sanitising facilities in place.

The Beatles Statue
A bronze, larger than life-size statue of The Beatles bathed in a blue hue after sunset. The Three Graces can be seen in the background.

An iconic statue of the Fab Four, in their hometown.

The Florist
The upstairs dining area of the Florist complete with hanging flowers, copper pendant lights, white walls with pink detailing.

The Florist, a contemporary new bar and restaurant is situated on the site of the former Old Blind School pub.

Liverpool Central Library & Record Office
Historic Site
Outside of Liverpool Central Library featuring the tiled floor with the names of famous books on.

Liverpool Record Office, housed within the Central Library, collects, preserves, and makes available archives and printed material relating to all aspects of the history of Liverpool.

Sefton Park Palm House
Historic Site
Sefton Park Palm House seen through the wild flower garden

The Sefton Park Palm House is a Grade ll* listed building, the jewel of Sefton Park and an iconic Victorian Glasshouse.

The Bombed Out Church
The Bombed Out Church

St Luke’s Church, or the Bombed Out Church, as the locals call it, is a famous Liverpool landmark that looks over the booming Bold Street.

Liverpool Cathedral
Inside the cathedral showing the impressive vaulted ceilings and stained glass windows

Liverpool Anglican Cathedral is Britain's biggest Cathedral and the 5th largest in Europe

'Another Place' by Antony Gormley
A weathered metal statue of a male is in standing in the sand looking out towards the sea. Walking towards the sea

These spectacular sculptures by Antony Gormley are on Crosby beach. Another Place consists of 100 cast-iron, life-size figures spread out along three kilometres of the foreshore, stretching almost one kilometre out to sea.

Abbey Road Mural
Arts & Culture
A brick wall painted with the famous Abbey Road crossing for people to take their own selfies.

On Grafton Street you'll find a mural depicting the famous Beatles Album Cover, Abbey Road.

Cavern Club
Public House/Bar
The exterior and entrance of the Cavern Club. The neon red entry sign reads 'Cavern Club.' There are two women leaving the club sminling.

The legendary cellar that has seen seven incredible decades of music; the Cavern Club remains the beating heart of Liverpool’s iconic music scene.

The Royal Albert Dock
Heritage/Visitor Centre
Royal Liver Bird with twinkling lights

Located on Liverpool’s incredible World Heritage Site waterfront, the Albert Dock structure features the largest collection of Grade I listed buildings in the whole country.

Lark Lane
Larks on Lark Lane

Lark Lane is one of Liverpool’s hidden gems, nestled between Sefton Park and Aigburth Road to the south of the city centre.

Duke Street Market
Cafe / Restaurant
Duke Street Market from above showing people in their main dining area.

Duke Street Market is Liverpool's newest food and drink market which is set in a 100-year-old building that has been sensitively restored and transformed into a beautiful all day dining destination and culinary hub for the community.

The Bluecoat
Arts Centre
The outside of Bluecoat with their colourful platform in the right hand corner.

A Grade I listed, 300 year old building in the heart of Liverpool’s city centre, Bluecoat offers a year-round programme of visual art, literature, music, dance and family activities.

The Quarter
Inside the Quarter with people sitting at tables underneath low lighting.

A buzzy, vibrant restaurant & café set amongst the cobbled streets of Liverpool’s Georgian Quarter.