Newcastle presents a neoclasical centre and some nice green open spaces: Leazes Park, Town Moor, Armostrong Park, Heaton Park among the manies.
In town are the two cathedrals of St. Nicholas, anglican, characterized by a unique lantern shaped tower and of St. Mary’s, catholic. Iteresting is also the International Centre For Life that, centred on the study of genetics, presents highly interactive games, including a special one, making anyone feel what the bungee–jumping sensation is like from the Tyne-bridge!
Newcastle has got its international airport, with flights to and from several destinations in all world and no less than six million passengers a year. Locals speak an antique dialect, Geordie, a kind of English not in use and hardly ever known in other parts of the United Kingdom, though widely diffused in the whole area.
Newcastle has a long music tradition, as well! Just imagine outstanding rock figures like Dire Straits ... More and Sting!
Shopping goers are offered a lot when in Newcastle, both downtown and in the outskirts, as many important British stores have their representatives here!
Newcastle which still is an influent ship building town, though its economy is getting increasingly involved with the off-shore industry, has an efficient port serving ships to and from several european destinations.
Newcatlle which mainly developed in the second half of the 17th century features in most of its areas a neo – classical style architecture, though its open spaces, Leazes park, from the same period, is one of these, are no less attractive!
Newcastle, of roman origin, on the banks of the Tyne, north east of England, is synonim of technical innovation, culture and leisure!
Newcastle is a town resort where tourists are offered a lot: nightclubs, discos, cafés, restaurants and pubs are only some of the alternatives, mainly in the lively Big Market and frantic Quayside, an area where old & new as archtectural styles cohexist perfectly.
One of the driest cities in the United Kingdom, Newcastle has a temperate and mild climate, because of the warming influence of the Gulf Stream.
Its climate has winters and summers whose temperatures never go beyond 5°-6° C, in winter and 18°-20 C in summer.
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