Visit Chester - Best of Chester

Chester is the star city of Cheshire England and is one of the best destinations to go in the country. It has its borders with Wales and is the largest populous settlement of the unitary authority area of Chester. The historic city has magnificent architecture and beautiful sceneries all around. A day’s trip to explore the city and the pre-historic roman walls and buildings is a trip that is a must go.

The city is also a gateway to North Wales region and hence becomes a tourist spot all the year round. The place originated in the Roman-British time and hence holds a lot of historic value in the United Kingdom. But the main attractions in the city are the buildings and places to go, some places are as old as 2000 years old.

The city also offers flavorful and savory food that can be enjoyed in the form of the local cuisine. But that’s not all, as the city is also a great place to enjoy a night out. With wild parties and good clubs you are sure to have a good nightlife experience in the city. The city has everything from picturesque architecture to attractions that are enjoyable for all. The city has something in store for everyone that comes along its way.

Chester Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Chester tips for your visit

  • Pack warm clothes if you are going in winter season as it gets quite chilly.
  • Pack a light raincoat.
  • Carry comfortable shoes and clothes to explore the city better.
  • Carry identification at all times.
  • Carry sunglasses and sunscreen in summers.

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Chester Tours for you

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Chester

  • Dee Valley Private Day Trip from Caernarfon with Hotel Transport
    Dee Valley Private Day Trip from Caernarfon with Hotel TransportNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 8 Hrs

    Spend some time exploring North East Wales on this private day trip with your professional driver-guide and travel into the V...

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    City Sightseeing Chester 2 days

    Duration: 2 Days

    The City Sightseeing Chester Open Top Bus Tour will introduce you to the historic city of Chester as you view its old City Wa...

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    City Sightseeing Chester

    Duration: 4 Hrs 30 Mins

    Chester was founded as a “castrum” or Roman fort in the year 79 AD by the Roman Legio II Adiutrix during the reig...

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Facts and Stats for Chester*

  • Pollution Statistics in Chester

    Know the pollution level of Chester before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 14.77 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 23.08 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 18.06 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 19.23 (Very Low)
  • Chester: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Chester for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Chester.

    • Burglary and Theft 44.17 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 35 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 42.08 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 28.81 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 37.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.83 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 39.58 (Low)
    • Drug offense 66.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 78.33 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 55.83 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 24.58 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.58 (Moderate)
  • Living in Chester - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Chester is 185.09 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 57.33 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 90.87 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 24.48 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 46.14 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 61.16 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 89.81 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.71 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 121.08 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Chester

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Chester

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.19 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.66 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.01 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 83.56 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 71.45 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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