Cheap Plymouth Vacation Packages
Scenic, historic and mighty, Plymouth is a British coastal city that is known for its naval might that had once turned the course of history by defeating the legendary Spanish Armada in 1588 AD. Today the city stands as an epitome of scenic landscape and tactical stronghold to yield a captivating sight, much less unforgettable. Visitors would be more than pleased to see its historical heritage and architectural specimens, in addition to the aforesaid naval fleet here, before returning with its grand image in their eyes.
Places of Interest in Plymouth
Plymouth Hoe is a historic and scenic open public space in the city. Historic because this is where Aramda Monument was erected three hundred after the invincible Spanish Armada was defeated by its British counterpart. It is scenic because it overlooks into the rivers with a stunning landscape. Another must visit attractions here are Naval War Memorial and Smeaton Lighthouse, the latter provides a 360-degree view of the coastal city.
The Royal Citadel
The Royal Citadel was built following the English Civil War and was England's first line of defense for quite some time. This principal fortress is heralded by a stupendous example of seventeenth-century Baroque architecture. However, this historical monument has a strategic significance and thus it is open only for common public only on Tuesdays with guided tours until 1430 hrs.
The National Marine Aquarium
Best, deepest and largest. The National Marine Aquarium at Plymouth is the most preferred place of visiting for piscine displays in Britain. It has to credit more than sixty different sharks across multiple species and considered to be a surefire hit among the kids. The iconic aquarium is also allied with a learning module that educates 30,000 school children each year as a part of curriculum-based learning. It is located close to Mayflower Steps, the historical place from where the Pilgrim Fathers left for the New World in 1621 AD.