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Birmingham (Brum, to its friends) is buzzing with culture, nightlife, world-class shopping experiences and an epic food scene that’s taken Michelin and social media by storm.
Birmingham is the birthplace of the Balti, Lord of the Rings, tennis, Cadbury chocolate, Thomas the Tank Engine and heavy metal
Birmingham has more miles of canals than Venice, boasting around 56km of glorious waterways
90% of the UK can be reached in under four hours from Birmingham, and Birmingham International Airport offers direct flights to over 35 countries
We have the most Michelin star restaurants in the UK outside of London - six, to be exact!
Birmingham has the largest regional public library in Europe, renowned for its beautiful rooftop gardens