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Leicester is located in Central England the River Soar and belongs County of Leicestershire. The city has about 300,000 inhabitants – while the metropolitan area with suburbs have a population of nearly 770,000 (2010).
Leicester is one of England’s oldest towns, was founded as a Roman camp in about 50 E.Kr. A major tourist attraction in the city’s Jewry Wall Museum – where such can see the ruins of Jewry Wall – which in its time was a Roman public bath.
The city is also known for its two universities and football club Leicester City – who play their home games at gridiron King Power Stadium.
Other popular attractions include Leicester Leicester Castle, Cathedral from 1922, the church of St. Mary de Castro and the National Space Centre – one of Britain’s top tourist attractions. Here visitors can see exhibits of spacecraft and learn more about space exploration and astronomy. There is also a planetarium and a theatre performance.
Also “New Walk Museum and Art Gallery”, a visit. The museum is partly exhibition of two dinosaur skeletons and pottery objects made by Picasso.
Nearest international airport is East Midlands Airport, located 30 km northwest of Leicester. Another option is Birmingham Airport, located 60 km southwest of Leicester.