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The seaside town of Blackpool is located in northwest England on the Irish Sea, and is part of the county of Lancashire. The city has about 140,000 inhabitants (2010), and is located 65 km northwest of Manchester.
Blackpool is famous for being a popular vacation and resort and a major tourist attraction is the 11 km long sandy beach. Close by Tower Blackpool Tower from 1894 – which extends 158 meters above ground level. The tower is built with inspiration from the Eiffel Tower Paris, and on top is an observation deck. At the foot of Blackpool Tower area includes an aquarium.
Another tourist attractions in Blackpool amusement park is located on the beach – “Pleasure Beach Blackpool” – and who has 6 million visitors annually. Here are a variety of roller coasters and carousels.
Other popular attractions in the city include Stanley Park – great park with a golf course, gardens, lake, miniature city and restaurant, art gallery, “Grundy Art Gallery”, Zoo Blackpool Zoo – which has more than 1,500 animals from around the world and “The Winter Gardens Blackpool” – a building complex containing eg theaters and conference / concert hall with a capacity for 3000 spectators.
Blackpool has to offer tourists great shopping and varied nightlife with pubs, bars, night clubs and casinos / gambling halls.
The airport Blackpool International Airport is located 5 miles southeast of downtown.