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Attractions in Birmingham


Balti in Birmingham

Birmingham is known as the Capital of the Balti, which is not surprising as this spicy dish was introduced to the city by its large Kashmiri population. Find out more about the dish and its origins. There are also an enormous selection of other restaurants in the city some of which can be seen on the Birmingham Plus website.


There are many great cinemas located in the city, from large multi-screen complexes to smaller, more specialist cinemas.


From the Bullring Open Market to the popular Farmers' Markets, there is a wide variety of markets to choose from in Birmingham. Find out more about the markets and their opening hours.

Places of Interest

There are many interesting areas to visit in Birmingham, from modern developments like Millennium Point, to areas such as Digbeth, which are steeped in history. Read about places to visit.


With the development of the Bullring, Birmingham has established itself as one of the top shopping destinations in Europe. From supermarkets to designer outlets, Birmingham has it all!


Birmingham is home to some superb theatres, including the Birmingham Hippodrome, the Alexandra Theatre and many more. Find out more about theatres in Birmingham.

See also:

Balti Experience
Birmingham Markets