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Portsmouth, the great waterfront city

Portsmouth, the great waterfront city

Portsmouth is located on the south coast of England. The city is actually found on Portsea Island, which makes it the only island-city in the United Kingdom. Portsmouth has a rich maritime heritage, various attractions and a beautiful waterfront.

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Whether you are looking for a short break or a weeklong holiday, Portsmouth is the ideal place to relax and throughout the year. The best way to start your stay is by visiting the iconic Emirates Spinnaker Tower. Afterwards you can head to the historic dockyards to unearth the city’s 800 years of maritime history. Visit the St John Cathedral, located in the heart of the city and the Thomas Anglican Cathedral, found in the old town.

Portsmouth station(s)

Trains are convenient way to reach any town and city in Europe. All main towns have a railway station, while major cities have more than two railway stations. Nearly all railway stations are located in the city centre. Check our map to locate railway station(s) in Portsmouth.

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