Coventry is one of the Midland's most celebrated and cosmopolitan cities. Due to it's rich Medieval history, metropolitan flair and celebrated cultural diversity, Coventry entices thousands of visitors every year; travellers take great pleasure in visiting the plethora of alluring landmarks, excellent eateries and vibrant bars this city has to offer.
Discover the Subterranean Depths of Medieval History
Immerse yourself in the intriguing Medieval history of Coventry with a visit to the Priory Centre, where an excavated site reveals the ancient remains of Coventry's original cathedral and the Priory undercroft. Guided tours of the subterranean vaults reveal intriguing passages, doorways and courtyards which date back to the 12th Century. After visiting the ruins of the first cathedral, marvel at the classical splendour of the city's current ecclesiastical centre, which lies in upon Hill Top in the heart of the city. Coventry Cathedral, fell victim to the destructive Luftwaffe raid in the 1940's, and the renovation of the structure has maintained the historic charm of the building while also adding modern magnificence. Further exploration of the cathedral will reveal intriguing stories of monks, monasteries and miracles.
The cultural diversity of Coventry means the gastronomical scene offers creative cuisine from every corner of the globe; a favourite dining destination of locals is Habibi's,, an Arabian restaurant furnished with authentic Bedouin tents, woven rugs and kaleidoscopic Shisha pipes. The true treasures of Aladdin's cave lie within the delectable dishes, which include creamy hummus, stuffed vine leaves and sweet baklawa. Emerge from the exotic grotto in order to explore the aesthetic delights of the Herbet Art Gallery,, where contemporary art, historical exhibitions and cutting edge photography are displayed for your viewing pleasure. Continue your cultural odyssey with a visit to the Transport Museum,, where motoring enthusiasts will delight in Britain's largest collection of British road transport and the stories of the engineers behind it.
Inspired Indian Cuisine
Coventry enjoys a thriving live music scene and boasts a plethora of atmospheric music venues in which to enjoy any kind of performance. The Coventry Arts Centre, regularly hosts comedy nights and theatrical performances, while the intimate venue of the Dog and Trumpet, is an ideal place to enjoy the energising ambience of a live band. Complete your delightful day with an authentic Indian feast at the acclaimed Turmeric Gold, restaurant, which serves a sizzling selection of spicy specialities in extravagant surroundings. Signature dishes include coconut and lamb chilli and juicy, roasted king prawns. Raise a final toast with one of the exotic cocktails that feature on the Terrace Bar's, extensive menu; perhaps a chilled Cosmopolitan as a fitting conclusion to your cultural exploration of Coventry.