Blackpool Tower is one of the most famous landmarks of Blackpool. It’s inspired by the Eiffel Tower in Paris and boasts several attractions. It consists out of the Tower Eye, which is the top of the tower, Tower Ballroom, Tower Circus, the Dungeon, and Jungle Jim’s Towering Adventureland.
Various accommodations are located within short distance of Blackpool Tower attractions. Many attractions are easy to reach on foot if you stay in this area. Blackpool Pleasure Beach themepark, The Sea Life Centre, the Winter Gardens and Hounds Hill Shopping Centre are located nearby. Hotels, apartments or bed and breakfasts are surrounded by theatres, restaurants, clubs and pubs.
Looming over Blackpool’s Golden Mile, the Tower has to be the most famous seaside landmark in England. When it opened to the public on Whit Sunday, May 14, 1894, admission to the main building was sixpence.
Blackpool’s most famous landmark is packed full with spectacular shows and entertainment for all the family – take the Tower Top Ride and test your nerve on the terrifying Walk of Faith…explore the Undersea World and journey back to the Dinosaur Ride…let the kids loose in Jungle Jim’s Adventure Playground…have a terrific time at the Tower Circus, or dance the night away in the world famous Tower Ballroom. There’s something for everyone!
At the heart of the Tower, located in the basement and between the four metal legs is the Tower Circus, with it’s golden Arabesque walls creating a feeling of times gone by. The international Tower Circus (animal free) has been voted ‘Best UK Circus’ for the fourth successive year by the Circus Friends Association (CFA).
You can enjoy dancing or just listen to non-stop live music in the magnificent setting of the Tower Ballroom. Watch the traditional Wurlitzer Organ rise Phoenix-like from beneath the stage or marvel at the state-of-the-art Wersi Louvre multi-keyboard system that boasts 21st century technology with over 600 different sounds! In the evening the Ballroom is transformed into a romantic setting for dancing, with candle-lit tables and the exciting sound of the big band orchestras.
Address Blackpool Tower : Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire FY1 4BJ, United Kingdom.
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