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The Barbican, Plymouth

4.5
One of the few places in the city still intact after the Blitz in World War II, The Barbican retains it original architecture. Along the promenade, you'll find the National Marine Aquarium with the deepest tanks in Europe, the 16th-century Elizabethan House, and the Mayflower Steps, where the Pilgrims set sail in 1620. The area has inspired many artists, including Robert Lenkiewicz, who lived and worked in the community for most of his life. Make your first stop the visitor's center, where you can pick up information on all these sites and other gems hidden among the many shops, restaurants, and bars. For The Barbican and beyond, use our Plymouth journey planner to get the most from your Plymouth vacation.
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  • Pretty area of Plymouth located at Plymouth harbour full of interesting little shops plenty of pubs and bars and restaurants close by to the city centre around ten minutes walk.There is also the Natio...  more »
  • Had a lovely day here. Food lovely at the local fish shop also had a great boat trip on the sound very interesting  more »
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