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PORTSMOUTH


Portsmouth is located on south coast of England in the county of Hampshire, it is UK-es only city located on Portsea Island, it is famous with its worlds oldest dock which are still in use and it is home to famous ships such as HMS Victory, HMS Warrior and Lord Nelsons flagship, the naval base remains major dockyard and base for the Royal Marine Commandos and Royal Navy whose Headquarters are there, the Spinnaker Tower is a impressive addition to the city, it can be found in area of retail outlets, clubs, restaurants, bars now known as Gunwharf Quays, Old Portsmouth is the oldest part of the city known as Spice Island-it was infamous for its pubs which attracted sailors, centre of the city is main shooping area with around the shooping streets like Arundel Street, Commercial Road, Crasswell Strteet and many more, on the north of Centre is the Victory Retail Park, to the south is Guildhall Walk a street well known for its clubs and bars, there is also Roman catholic cathedral and Victoria Park, turist attrations are Historic Dockyard, D-Day Museum, Royal Navy Museum, Royal Armouries Museum, Round Tower, Royal Marines Museum, there are also a large number of war memorials around the city and St. Johns Cathedral.

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