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Southampton is a significant city in the United Kingdom
, for centuries a flourishing port. The Mayflower sailed from here to America in 1620 with the Pilgrim Fathers, as did the allegedly unsinkable Titanic at the start of its first and ultimately tragic voyage in 1912. Southampton is located in the south-east part of England
), roughly 110 km (69mi) from the city London
. Nowadays, the population of the city gets close to about 230,000. Are you interested in the history of the region? Visit some of the castles and chateaus, for example, the Victorian Osborne House on Isle of Wight or Carisbrooke Castle. The historical facts may surprise you. Southampton and surrounding plains offer trips which will not exhaust you so that you can explore a lot of other opportunities for entertainment, such as the Southampton Golf Course, the Marwell Zoo or the New Forest.
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Last update: Oct 21, 2012 12:48:24 PM