It’s been over 55 years since The Beatles emerged and became one of the most successful and iconic symbols of British life. Born in Liverpool, the four-piece band consisting of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr conquered the world and became the most influential rock band of that era.
It’s been over 45 years since the iconic rock band split up but their presence is still felt all around the world. Numerous cities, clubs, bars and venues claim fame from the Fab Four as tourist destinations and Beatles hot spots but where are the best Beatles landmarks in the world?
The home of The Beatles.
Explore the modest roots of the Fab Four, from the Beatles Museum located on the docklands to the Cavern Club where the band first performed- there are a wealth of places to visit in Liverpool related to the iconic stars. Heading out of the city centre you can also visit Penny Lane and the Strawberry Field entrance. There are a number of luxury accommodation providers in Liverpool which will make your visit to Liverpool extra special.
In London you can visit the crosswalk The Beatles made famous from their Abbey Road album and even re-enact with friends. As well as the album cover you can also visit the famous studio on Abbey Road where the album was created. You can also see Paul McCartney’s house and the art gallery where John Lennon first met Yoko Ono.
Located in Central Park, you’ll find an incredible Beatles plaque in Strawberry Fields.
Located across the street from the Dakota, the former home of Lennon and where Yoko Ono now lives, you’ll find a must-see The Imagine Plaque. Fans leave flowers and messages for John Lennon and on the 8th December, the anniversary of his death, hundreds of tourists, locals and fans turn out to pay their respects along with a peaceful and meaningful sing along of some Beatles classics.
Many don’t associate Hamburg with The Beatles but there are some must see places if you’re a die-hard Beatles fan. Kaiserkeller is a club where The Beatles famously played at the beginning of their stardom in 1960. Indra Club is famed as the first club in Hamburg where The Beatles played.
The Beatles played their very first show in Los Angeles on The Ed Sullivan Show. In LA you can visit the Biltmore Hotel where The Beatles famously had to land by helicopter on the roof to avoid the manic fans on the street. You can visit the Cinnamon Cinder nightclub where The Beatles held a press conference before their iconic Hollywood Bowl convert. You can also go on a Beatles tour which will take you to the numerous homes the fab four have had over the years.