Birmingham City Centre is the area within the Middle Ring Road, the A4540. Right in the center of town is The Cathedral Church of Saint Philip. Most famous sights and landmarks can be found in Birmingham City Centre Core.
Many accommodations can be found right in the center of Birmingham UK. Hotels or b&b rooms located on famous Broad Street and near Brindleyplace, Victoria Square, The Bullring shopping centre and the National Sea Life Centre. Birmingham’s many shops, restaurants and bars are found within easy walking distance of these city centre hotels.
Centrally located in Birmingham’s city center is St Philip’s Cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of Birmingham. Major streets in the City Centre Core are New street, Corporation Street and Colmore Row. The main center for nightlife is Broad Street.
The downtown area contains many tourist attractions and famous landmarks such as Birmingham Town Hall, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham Central Library, the Sea Life Centre, Brindleyplace, BCN Main Line Canal, and Bullring Shopping Centre.
Birmingham city centre is an absolute paradise for shoppers, the bold new shopping capital of Europe. From Harvey Nichols or Selfridges. From the welcoming mix of new or revitalised malls. From vibrant markets with ‘must-have’ bargains galore. Or the world-famous Jewellery Quarter where hand-made craftsmanship waits at unbelievable prices.
The town center boasts many vibrant bars, pubs and clubs. Numerous nightspots. And endless rated restaurants. You can go to comedy clubs and theatres. Plus world class classics from the CBSO and Birmingham Royal Ballet.
Main Squares located in Birmingham City Centre
Victoria Square — square home to both the Town Hall and the Council House. Located directly adjacent to Chamberlain Square. Colmore Row, New Street and Paradise Street meet at the square.
Chamberlain Place — square named after Joseph Chamberlain. Main sights found here are the Birmingham Central Library, Paradise Forum, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, The Chamberlain Memorial, and Big Brum clock tower. An hotel overlooking Chamberlain Place is the Copthorne Hotel.
Old Square — Old square dating from 1713. In the centre of Old Square is a memorial dedicated to Tony Hancock.
Centenary Square — public square on Broad Street. Sights on the square include The Hall of Memory, Spirit & Enterprise Sculpture, The King Edward VII Memorial, International Convention Centre, Repertory Theatre and Symphony Hall. Located on Centenary square is the Hyatt Regency, a popular star hotel directly linked to the International Convention Centre (ICC) and Symphony Hall.