"Often overlooked cultural hit" Top 5 Page for this destination Bradford by Sjalen

Bradford Travel Guide: 59 reviews and 154 photos

If you talk to people in England, most people think of Bradford as an industrial city and one of the English centres for Asian immigrants and therfore full of riots. This is all well and true, but the riots are very infrequent and there is so much meriting a visit. The mix of UK and Asia and the old industrial site of Saltaire which has become a World Heritage Site makes this one of my favourite cities in England. Add to that the National Museum for Film and Photo, and the closeness to Haworth, home of the Bronte sisters, and you can't go wrong visiting Bradford. I just wish I had more photos to add to this page.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:cultural mix, great food
  • Cons:racial riots
  • In a nutshell:East meets West on the moors
  • Last visit to Bradford: Feb 2000
  • Intro Written Sep 20, 2002
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  • BlueBeth's Profile Photo
    Dec 8, 2006 at 4:51 AM

    Hi Charlotta, did you know that bradford is the birthplace of the Brontes? They were born on Thornton Village. Beth

  • Mar 8, 2006 at 10:24 AM

    Hiya, Sorry to have to correct your minor error, although we don't like to own up to it Haworth is, in fact, firmly embodded in Bradford with a Bradford postcode of BD22 , ....Nick

  • sandysmith's Profile Photo
    Sep 4, 2003 at 5:08 AM

    heading for Saltaire this weekend :-))

  • lordrich's Profile Photo
    Aug 23, 2003 at 7:00 AM

    Mumtaz is more expensive than most of the curry houses of Bradford. Stick to ones nearer the university which you can see Asians using. They'll be cheaper and still authentic. My personal favourite is Omars.

  • Blueskirt's Profile Photo
    Dec 5, 2002 at 5:46 AM

    Great page!!! I spent 3 months in B and remember the supermarket, but not the restaurant. Or it wasn't there 12 years ago ?:-)

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