Situated about halfway between London and Liverpool, Birmingham is a city of mixed cultures, beliefs and lifestyles and also a fashionable place for business conferences. It has some interesting old buildings such as The Town Hall and the Council House. The City is full of theatres, restaurants and pubs. The cultural life is very rich with many good museums, such as the Birmingham Museum and the Ikon Gallery are worth a visit. The modern Symphony Hall is famed for having the best acoustics in Europe.