Alabama’s largest city, Birmingham was founded in 1871 as an iron and steel making center. Today, Birmingham, “The Magic City
” is a financial, transportation and medical hub, as well as a bustling center of history, culture and art. The city is famous for its historic preservation, wonderful shopping
, fabulous dining
, entertainment venues, vivacious nightlife scene
, diverse architecture, natural beauty, and beautiful cultural and historical attractions
Traces of its industrial and Civil Rights history can be found throughout the city at the Vulcan Park and Museum, Birmingham Railroad Park, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and a number of other attractions, including museums, historic downtown area and historic sites. The city exudes southern charm, elegance and hospitality. Whether you’re into culture and art, Civil Rights era history, jazz music lover, or outdoor enthusiast, the Magic City has it all to satisfy everyone’s interest. Come and experience the warmth, hospitality and diversity of this beautiful city, “The Pittsburgh of the South”!
We have put together a Birmingham Travel Guide to help you make the most of your stay in this bustling city.
Map of Birmingham, Alabama