Head Towards Birmingham For A Great Time During The ICC World Cup 2019

Showcasing a beautiful amalgamation of the olden era and modern times, Birmingham is certainly a city of the tourists. With a number of museums and parks in its store, the city knows how to keep the visitors coming. And now being a host to 4 important ICC World Cup 2019 matches, Birmingham is going to see an increase in the number of visitors. 

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Schedule of matches to be held at the Edgbaston stadium in Birmingham

New Zealand Vs Pakistan: June 26 : 10:30 (local), 15:00 (IST)

England Vs India : June 30 : 10:30 (local), 15:00 (IST)

Bangladesh Vs India : July 02 : 10:30 (local), 15:00 (IST)

Semi Final 2, 2nd Vs 3rd : July 11 : 10:30 (local), 15:00 (IST)

With a semifinal in line along with three other exciting ICC World Cup Matches, Birmingham is certainly one of the hotspot venues in England. So while you are in the city, why not make the most of your time by thoroughly exploring it. 

You may also check here the schedule of Manchester matches at the Old Trafford Cricket Stadium.  

Where to stay in Birmingham? 

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Being one of the major cities in England, Birmingham has a vast number of accommodations to offer. Westside, City Center, and Highgate are the neighborhoods that are closer to the Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham. Here, you would find many hotels in Birmingham ranging from budget to luxurious. 

Radisson Blu Hotel: Located along the Smallbrook Queensway street, this is one of the best hotels in Birmingham to enjoy a leisurely stay.

Hotel Indigo: Another high-end hotel in Birmingham, you would be pleased with all the facilities that this hotel has to offer.

Park Regis: If you are looking for accommodation that is closer to the attractions in Birmingham then this is the right place to be.

Hotel Ibis Budget: As the name suggests, this is an ideal accommodation for those traveling on a budget. 

Hampton by Hilton Birmingham Broad Street: Located in the Westside neighborhood, this is another hotel located close to some of the popular places in Birmingham.

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Places to visit in Birmingham 

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Birmingham is a city that has to be explored at length. It would be unjust to just fleet from one famous place to another, without admiring the beauty of the attraction. Yet, let us take a look at a few of the must-visit places in Birmingham that you may fit in the time you would have before or after the match.

Cadbury World: It wouldn’t be wrong to say that this place would intrigue the kids as well as adults. Know the history of Cadbury, watch the chocolate-making process, and then get your hands on a handful of those.

National SEA LIFE Centre: With around 60 displays, this is the best place to observe marine life. From penguins to sharks, you get to see them all here.

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery: With an extensive collection that covers archaeology, ethnography, natural history, fine arts, metalwork, jewelry, and much more, the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery is certainly an art lover’s paradise.

The Birmingham Botanical Gardens: A walk through these gardens on a pleasant evening would be just right to take in all the beauty of Birmingham.

There are many more things to do in Birmingham. Check them out and include them in your trip plan to have a fun-filled trip. 

Places to eat and drink in Birmingham 

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Birmingham has numerous places that would get the taste of the city rolling on your tongue. Be it a cafe to have afternoon tea or a fine dining place to have a delicious dinner, Birmingham serves everything in style. 

Carters of Moseley: If you are craving for some flavorful dishes, then this is the restaurant you should head to. 

Opus Restaurant: This is your best bet to have mouth-watering seafood in town.

Gustmai: This is a cafe-cum-restaurant that serves some of the most appetizing Italian dishes coupled with their classic margaritas.

Hen and Chickens: For all the Indians visiting Birmingham during the ICC World Cup, this is the place to have some delicious north Indian food.

Purecraft Bar & Kitchen: Now who wouldn’t want to visit a place that is partly owned by a multi award-winning brewery. A favorite amongst the locals, this a must-try place to have some tasty beers. 

Keep this Birmingham guide close to you and know that you will have a blast in the city during your ICC World Cup 2019 visit.

Also check out how to have a blast in London during the ICC World Cup 2019 matches!

 

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