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These Are The Places Every Beatles Fan Must See In Liverpool Before They Die

In the Beatles' hometown you can visit John and Paul's childhood bedrooms and Strawberry Field in the same afternoon.

If you're even remotely a Beatles' fan, someone surely sent you a link to Paul McCartney's very charming and emotional appearance on Carpool Karaoke, which saw the music legend returning to his (and the rest of the Beatles') hometown of Liverpool.

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If the appearance — or, heck, just your love of the Beatles — has got you clamoring to visit Liverpool yourself, here are some of the Beatles landmarks you won't want to miss:

1. Paul McCartney's childhood home at 20 Forthlin Road:

Paul and John Lennon ended up writing a lot of the Beatle's hits, like "She Loves You," in the home's front room.

2. John Lennon's childhood home at 251 Menlove Avenue:

The home — also known as Mendips — is also open to the public.

3. George's childhood home at 25 Upton Green:

Unlike John and Paul's homes, George's is NOT open to the public. However, you can go and recreate this photo of a young, guitar-toting George.

4. Ringo Starr's childhood home at 10 Admiral Grove:

5. By the way, while you're there you can visit The Empress Pub, which is just around the corner from Ringo's house. Ringo put it on the cover of his first solo album.

6. St Peter's Church in Woolton:

On July 6, 1957, John and his group, The Quarrymen, performed at a village celebration behind the church. Paul was in the crowd, and met John afterward. After Paul impressed him with his guitar playing and memory for lyrics, John decided to ask him to join the band.

The other reason to visit the church is to go to the St. Peter's graveyard where you can find the gravestone for none other than one Eleanor Rigby.

7. The Cavern Club on Mathew Street:

Famously, the early Beatles played hundreds of concerts there, and though it was sweaty and cramped inside, the line to get in always snaked down the block.

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Here is a clip of the boys playing "Some Other Guy" at the Cavern Club in 1962.

Unfortunately, the original Cavern Club closed in 1973 and was filled in (gah!). The current Cavern Club was recreated across the way from the original, and you can still hear live music there — like this recent concert from Paul himself!

8. The Grapes on Roscoe Street:

Inside you'll find this photo of John, Paul, George, and pre-Ringo drummer Pete Best drinking in a booth. Next to it, a sign says "This photograph was taken here" and points to the very booth the photo was taken in.

Lots of people — like these guys — have recreated the photo.

9. Sefton Park:

10. Strawberry Field on Beaconsfield Road:

11. Penny Lane:

You probably won't see a banker standing in the rain without his mac, but you can spy "the shelter in the middle of the roundabout."

12. The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA):

13. The Philharmonic Dining Rooms:

And — yes, I'm going to mention Carpool Karaoke again — this is the pub where Paul played the surprise gig at the end of the segment.

14. Casbah Coffee Club:

A visit to the Casbah today lets you soak up the legendary atmosphere and see artifacts, like the microphone Paul used.

15. The Jacaranda Club:

If you go, be sure to check out this mural on the wall — it was painted by none other than John and Stu!

16. Hard Day's Night Hotel:

Oh, and if you've got the money, you can even book the Lennon Suite, which comes with a replica of John's famous white piano.

17. The Beatles Story Exhibition at the Pier Head:

You will even see things like this reconstruction of the famous Frank Hessy’s music shop, where John bought his first guitar...

And a replica of that guitar — plus the other instruments (including a washboard!) that John's first group, The Quarrymen, used.

When are we leaving, Beatles fans?