Norwich

Overall Score

4.1

Locating 160 kilometers down the river Wyoming, 160 kilometers from London, is the small town of Norwich (or Norwich). It is the principal city of Norfolk in eastern England.

There is no historical evidence that this area was inhabited in the 7th century, when the Saxons entered the land and established the settlement of Norwalk. Climatic and environmental conditions allowed the inhabitants to engage in livestock breeding and wool production. By the 12th century, the village was a large trading town with a large number of sherds. In 1158 a city charter was created. With the growth of the population, the need for culture and religion increased – 57 churches were established in the city. Local residents, every third visitor, joked that the city had a pub every day and a church every week of the year.

In the Middle Ages, Norwich was one of the most prosperous cities, next to York and Bristol. The citys importance diminished in the 18th century, with the development of industries in the north of the country in Manchester and Galilee.

Nowadays, Norwich still retains its ancient credentials – it still has 30 churches and a structure to commemorate its past economic prosperity. Tourists favorite places are Norwich Castle and the 15th-century Cathedral. These buildings have been built for decades and have retained their history through a mixture of architectural styles. The cathedral has an arch and a stone chimney, one of the largest in England (the chimney is 96 meters high).

At the foot of the cathedral, there is the Òîìend Market Square, where markets have been located since the Saxons and for 10 centuries.

The oldest part of Norwich, Elm Hill Street, is considered one of the most beautiful in Britain. It is home to many of the citys many museums. The Archaeological Museum has a collection of silver objects, paintings, and ceramics; The Borrowewell Museum introduces visitors to the citys industrial history, and the Sturgeon Hall is a collection of everyday objects, clothing, dishes and toys from the Saxon era.

Now in Norwich, the clothing industry is developing, and the University of Eastern England has opened.

100 USD = 73.07 GBP

Overall Score

4.1
  • Air quality: 49 US AQI Good. Air quality is satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk.
  • Tap water: Yes, safe to drink
  • Population: 140,000 people
  • GDP: $40,249 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 25 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Three
  • Pay without cash: Yes, cards OK almost everywhere
  • Tipping: At restaurants in the UK a tip of around 10% is expected if you order at your table. A ‘service charge’ or ‘optional charge’ may be included so check your bill. If there is a service charge, don’t tip extra. If there is a service charge you may like to ensure that it goes to the waiter or waitress.
  • Apartment listings: Gumtree
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best taxi: Uber
  • Best coworking space: Business Revolution
  • Online electronics shop: Amazon
  • Best hospital: Spire Norwich Hospital
  • Best short-haul air carrier: Flybe
  • Best intl air carrier: British Airways
  • Monthly costs for expat: $2500
  • Monthly costs for family: $5700
  • Monthly costs for local: $1600
  • Meal: $17
  • Small Cola: $3
  • Beer 1 Pint: $5
  • Coffee: $3


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