Top Beatles Sites Around the World
It's hard to believe that Oct. 5, 2012, marks the 50th anniversary of the release of the Beatles' first single, "Love Me Do." Why not check out one of these top Beatles-related attractions as -- chosen by TripAdvisor editors -- to celebrate the Fab Four and their legacy?
Abbey Road, London, England
Any Beatles fan visiting London absolutely must grab a photo at the iconic crosswalk on Abbey Road in Westminster. "Be mindful of the traffic," warned one TripAdvisor traveler, but as another said, it's "a lot of fun walking in the Beatles' footsteps. The best photo op is from the roundabout."
The Beatles Story, Liverpool, England
Learn about the history of the band and its musical legacy at this exhibit in their hometown of Liverpool. Interactive exhibits, displays of the band's clothing and instruments, and the "Fab4D" film are popular with TripAdvisor travelers. As one reviewer wrote, it "really brought the time of the Beatles back to life, and I remembered so much about that time in the 60s."
Strawberry Fields, John Lennon Memorial, New York City
Opposite the Dakota Apartments where John Lennon and Yoko Ono lived (and in front of which he died), this memorial in New York's Central Park is a fitting tribute to the musician. "This is a beautiful spot to reflect on the message Lennon brought to the world," wrote one TripAdvisor traveler...