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    24 Instagrams You'll Only See In Leicester

    Move over Richard III.

    1. Welcome to Leicester!

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    2. Now let's get orientated. Here's the Clock Tower, which is the only place you'll ever meet up with anyone.

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    3. And this is the River Soar, which runs along the west side of town.

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    4. And, as you may have heard, we found Richard III.

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    5. Jones' bistro on Queens Road is the only place you'll ever need to eat and we should just move in now tbh.

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    6. The Lanes have some quirky shops.

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    7. Including Ye Old Sweet Shoppe.

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    8. And Rockaboom.

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    9. And Almeida for fresh juice, smoothies and coffee. YUM.

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    10. These are the Roman Baths at Jewry Wall - it's the last bit of Roman Leicester that's visible.

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    11. Also, the prison looks like a castle.

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    12. Time for a drink? Kasabian used to drink here.

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    13. Sport! There's lots of sport.

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    14. You can chill out in Vicky Park when it's sunny.

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    15. And from there you can stroll down New Walk back into town...

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    16. ...popping into the New Walk Museum & Art Gallery on the way.

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    17. Definitely check out the Indian shops on Belgrave Road aka Golden Mile.

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    18. The Caribbean Carnival happens every August.

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    19. And check out the carvings on the Jain Centre facade. Pretty cool eh? There's more inside.

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    20. Ready to chill out? Find a spot by the river in Abbey Park.

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    21. We've got the National Space Centre.

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    22. Highcross can be pretty space-age too tbh.

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    23. And when you're finished with the city, there's the rest of Leicestershire.

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    24. Also there's this place, lol:

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