In the Middle Ages, it was a small village. Quite often it was attacked and in the 16th century, during the war between England and France, the village was completely burned down by the French.
In the 17th century, the village of Brighton appeared on this place, but during a strong storm, most of the buildings were washed away. Gradually, the village recovered thanks to Dr. R. Russell, who recommended Brighton to his patients for recovery, because considered the local air healing. So the city became the best resort city in England.
The city is located in the south of England, on the banks of the English Channel.
The most beautiful building was built in the 18th century. In 1876, as a result of a strong storm, the chapel was badly damaged and only 20 years later was it restored. Now music concerts are held here.
Church of St. Betholomew
The beautiful church, built in the XII century, has a second name – “The Ark”. It got its name from the impressive size of the nave, which was decorated with marble and mosaics. Divine services are held here on Sundays. It also hosts exhibitions, concerts and films.
Church of St. Peter
This temple was built in the 19th century in a neo-gothic style. The church of extraordinary beauty has two towers. Here is the organ, which can be heard during Sunday services.
The building of extraordinary beauty, built in the 19th century, is made in the colonial style. Chinese and Indian motives were involved in the design. Luxurious interiors are striking in their beauty. Here is the Theater, the Bread Exchange and the beautiful Concert Hall with an organ.
Around the pavilion is a magnificent garden with many flowering and fragrant plants. Here, in the garden, is the Brighton Museum and the wonderful Art Gallery.
Brighton’s central pier is home to the Amusement Park. It is famous for being frequented by members of the royal family. The Park often hosts photo sessions for well-known publications.
On the Embankment of the city, you can admire the Statue of Peace. The height of the Statue is 10 m. Here, near the Statue, the Peace Festival takes place every year. And on the embankment there is the Avenue of Stars and the Ferris Wheel, which rises 50 m above the city.
It is interesting to visit the Buta Natural History Museum. Here you will find a wonderful collection of butterflies and adorable stuffed animals. The collection numbers almost 500 species.
For lovers of fishing, the Fishing Museum is open.
Anyone can visit the Royal Park with a large lake and a beautiful garden of fragrant flowers. There is also a pond with ducks.
The most popular among tourists are the Devil’s Valley with picturesque landscapes, the Stenmer Park and the stunningly beautiful Kipling Gardens park with numerous fragrant flowers and a rose garden.