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>>BALTIC
>>Sage, Gateshead
>>Newcastle Keep
>>St. Nicholas’ Cathedral
>>Saltwell Park, Gateshead
>>Grey Street, Newcastle
>>Newcastle and Gateshead Quays/bridge panoramas
>>Blackfriars Monastery
>>The Angel of the North
>>Great North Museum, Newcastle

About Newcastle Gateshead


If you want a destination with lots more to offer in visitor attractions, steeped in history, with an abundance of arts, architecture, shopping and cultural experiences you need to see NewcastleGateshead. This lively cosmopolitan city is noted for its warm and friendly welcome and zest for life. It is a fine historic city with a proud heritage combined with a number of new exciting ventures, and is a real cultural experience.

 

 

If you want a destination with lots more to offer in visitor attractions, steeped in history, with an abundance of arts, architecture, shopping and cultural experiences you need to see NewcastleGateshead. This lively cosmopolitan city is noted for its warm and friendly welcome and zest for life. It is a fine historic city with a proud heritage combined with a number of new exciting ventures, and is a real cultural experience. Come and experience the real sense of excitement across the banks of the River Tyne between Newcastle and Gateshead, now promoted as one destination. For four years running, voted the favourite short break destination in the whole of the UK, it is now designated as a “City of Culture” Major changes include, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Sage Gateshead, a major music centre, concert and conference facility overlooking the river and designed by Sir Norman Foster. The link between NewcastleGateshead being the Gateshead Millennium Bridge, nicknamed “The Blinking Eye Bridge” There hasn’t been a bridge like it built anywhere in the world. Its unique, a first, and just like the famous Tyne Bridge has become a world famous landmark, just like the other great icon of Gateshead, The Angel of the North by Anthony Gormley. With a history going right back to Roman times, the area offers a blend of cultural heritage, stylish individuality and dynamic character. Some of the finest shopping in Europe is available at Gateshead Metro Centre, Newcastle’s Eldon Square and other main streets, including Grey Street, voted the best street in Britain. An amazing mix of Public Art, including the Angel, Galleries, Museums including the Great North Museum, Cathedrals, Churches and other Historic Buildings and Monuments are guaranteed to enthral. All this and a nightlife second to none, and last but not least an energy that is not only in the place but also in the people who are famous for their warmth and friendliness. It is simply a must to see.


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