Location, Climate: Liverpool is a popular tourist destination in England that is situated at the metropolitan county of Merseyside and along Liverpool Bay. The city is separated by the River Mersey from the towns of Birkenhead, Kirby and Wallasey. The climate in Liverpool is temperate maritime having a combination of sunny, windy, cloudy and rainy days. The best time to go here is during summer when the weather is warm. Brief History: The name of the city originated from “Liuerpul” which means a pool of muddy water since this place used to look like that in 1190. The history dates back during the 1st century A.D when the first settlers arrived at the Mersey riverbanks. It soon became a fishing village but the city's progress started in 1846 when they built Albert Dock. Events, Landmarks, Activities: Liverpool is home to many famous musicians including the Beatles. If you love music, then make sure to join the annual Mathew Street Festival, which is held during the bank holiday in August. Make sure to book a hotel before that because thousands of tourists go here during that time to watch Europe's largest outdoor music fest. Must-see attractions for Beatles fans are The Beatles Story at Albert Dock and Fab4D Cinema. There are also lots of architectural treasures in Liverpool that are worth-visiting such as The Church of Our Lady and Saint Nicholas, Royal Liver Building and St. George's Hall. Transportation: The city center in Liverpool is compact so it is easy to explore it by foot. Other modes of transportation are the buses, trains and ferries.