|Homes sold in the last 12 months||658||346||93||1501|
|Average house prices||£136,733||£218,503||£331,583||£169,553|
Portsmouth is a popular spot due to its vibrant waterfront destination. There is a clear mix between old and new in terms of property, landmarks and nightlife. Walking around the city you'll discover fascinating history, spectacular shopping and great restaurants and bars. The city centre is full of shopping streets including Commercial Road, Edinburgh Road and Arundel Street.
The city's main attractions are mainly naval-focused due to its history - The world's oldest dry dock can be found in Portsmouth and is still in use today. Tourists can visit the D-Day museam, the HMS Victory and the remains of the Mary Rose.
Portsmouth also hosts the Victorian Festival of Christmas, a celebration of arts, crafts and festive world, and is the largest of its kind in the UK.
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This material was last updated on 28 February 2014.
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