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By: Krissy Haze
Sheffield is a city in south yorkshire that has an impressive population of over 525,000. recently, Sheffield has seen some extensive redevelopment and now boasts some pretty modern buildings, including the Millennium Galleries.

Unlike numerous big cities, sheffield is geographically diverse. it's located at the confluence of 5 rivers and most of the city is built on hilly ground with views of the city centre or out to the countryside. with an estimated pair of million trees, Sheffield boasts more trees per person than any european city. In fact, 61 per cent of the city is green space.

Sheffield achieved world wide fame during the 19th century for its production of steel. in fact, most innovations in the steel work industry were conceived in sheffield, including crucible (also the name of a theatre in the city) & stainless steel. however, world wide competition caused a decline in these popular local industries during the seventies & 1980s. similtaneously, the national coal industry collapsed nearby, which caused huge unemployment & affected Sheffield's population.

In recent years, Sheffield's economy has recovered &, because of its thriving music & movie scene, its become renowned as a cultural centre.

There are lots of stuff to do in Sheffield, which include some exciting museums & galleries. One of the best is the Millennium Galleries, which is close to the train station. These art galleries have permanent exhibitions based around the themes of art, nature & people. in addition to these, there's touring exhibits including a recent Vivienne Westwood retrospective.

Alternatively, you could visit the Graves Gallery or Bishop's House.

Sheffield has some gorgeous green spaces to enjoy and it is one of the most green cities in britain. In fact, it has 78 public parks and ten public gardens to explore, which means that it is a great city for lovers of the great outdoors.

Alternatively, you could visit Sheffield's excellent stores In the city centre, you will find a vast range of high-street stores, including new look and zavvi. as well as these, you will also find a wide variety of designer stores.

Sheffield is renowned for its night life, which means that its a fabulous location to visit for an evening out. in actual fact, the city boasts numerous inns, bars, and nightclubs.

Sheffield is home to fabulous bands including the arctic monkeys, pulp, the last shadow puppets and ABC. if you want to catch the next big thing, you can pay a visit to one of the city's fabulous live music venues, including the plug.

Sheffield boasts fabulous road links & can be reached easily from most major british cities. as well as this, the city is well-served by rail, with regular trains running from Sheffield train station to a wide variety of destinations throughout the uk.

There's also an airport close by, Doncaster Sheffield Airport. The airport is situated 18 miles from the city centre & is mainly served by discount airlines, such as Thomsonfly.
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