Newcastle

The City of Newcastle upon Tyne, to distinguish it from the other Newcastles around the world, is located in the North of England. 

Founded in Roman times with the name of Pons Aelius, it became famous in the 20th century for its shipyards and coal exports. Today it is a bustling English city where you can breathe the real British atmosphere ""and have some interesting cultural visits. Popular attractions include Keep Castle, a Norman fortress from the 12th century, later transformed into a mediaeval castle; Saltwell Park, a typical Victorian Park with gardens, ponds and a maze of hedges; finally the Millenium Bridge which connects Newcastle to the twin city of Gateshead.

Not to be missed:

• Keep Castle

• Saltwell Park

• Millenium Bridge  

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