Chester is a city in Northwest England and is one of the United Kingdom’s best preserved medieval walled cities. It was founded in the 1st century A.D. as a Roman fortress popular for its Roman walls made of local red sandstone. Outside the city’s wall lies a Roman amphitheater with ongoing excavations. Over the years, Chester has become one of the most popular destinations for most visitors. And, why do people visit Chester? See details below!


1.     Chester Zoo

Chester zoo is the home of thousands of exotic species from all over the world. It’s meant for people of all ages no matter how old you are. When you visit Chester, you get to see amazing animals such as elephants, tigers, lions, rhinos, monkey, and many different rare species. Visiting this zoo will give you an incredible experience.

2.     Shopping

Chester is renowned for its shopping. On the Eastgate is where you’ll find different boutiques, shops, and medieval rows. For over 2000 years, the Westgate has offered a smaller specialist shop that is a must for you to see. If you’re looking for something specific, the Grosvenor shopping center might be the best place to go. Northgate is another place where you’ll find so many specialty shops as well. Nowadays, you’ll find the latest stores and line of fashions that makes Chester one of the world’s most famous shopping center.

3.     Grosvenor Museum

Visiting the Grosvenor Museum to learn a thing or two about history is another reason why most people visit Chester. In this museum, you will be able to read and learn how live in Chester was right from the 17th century up to the 1930s. A day at the Grosvenor Museum is such a fantastic experience.

4.     Industries

Chester is home to many companies and industries in the UK. It offers a lot of business opportunities in Liverpool, North Wales, and Manchester. Most businessmen visit Chester just to expand their company. This makes Chester a perfect location for companies and businessmen.

5.     Tours

Chester has a wide selection of tours; you can get bored when you visit this city, you can only get tired of exploring the city. From the industries, to the shopping centers, to the history hunter, which dates as far back as 2000 years ago, you can’t help but to keep exploring.

6.     Easy to-achieve Destination

Chester is an easy-to-reach destination. This city can be reached from anywhere in the North West, especially from Liverpool. People from Manchester, North Wales, Liverpool, and the Lake District can easily explore Chester thanks to an impressive transport system.

7.     Chester Racing

The Chester racing is a tradition that entertains views with awesome sights in British Racing. For some, it is the perfect way to complete their holiday/weekend after the delights of shopping, the knowledge gained in the museum, and the industrial attractions.

There are other things that attract hundreds of thousands of people to Chester; we just can’t mention them all. Making Chester your next holiday destination will be a great thing to do, and I assure you that you will live not to forget the exciting memories.