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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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  • If your in Plymouth then check out this gem of a place , there are restaurants, bars and pubs ... fish and chips , ice cream and a lovely walk on the harbour .  more »
  • lovely bar with nice beer garden by the marina , was met with a warm reception , a lovely lady im sorry dont know names , perite with tattoos made sure our order was takien care off and was great...  more »
  • For me the Barbican is perhaps the highlight of Plymouth - many of the city’s Top Attractions are situated right here, the National Marine Aquarium – home to the biggest fish tank in Europe, the...  more »

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