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Nottingham is famous, among other things for its links to the Robin Hood folklore. It also gained international acknowledgment for its lace-making and bicycle industries in the 19th century.
Visitors are attracted to the city by its legendary history making visits to Sherwood Forest and Nottingham Castle popular tourist spots. Nottingham is also well-known for its vibrant nightlife and shopping scene. Other notable attractions include Old Market Square, the largest of its kind in the UK, and the 'Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem' a pub that claims to be England's oldest pub supposedly built it 1189.
Nottingham proudly offers two of the UK's best performing Universities: the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University, ranking 21st and 53rd respectively in the Guardian's University League Table for 2011.
The city is well connected, providing transport links for both the road and rail. Nottingham can be accessed by the M1 motorway and East Midlands Trains, CrossCountry, Northern Rail and the Robin Hood line.
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