Sunderland is a city that knows how to enjoy itself, and with an exciting choice of bars, pubs and clubs to suit every taste and style, there's no shortage of places to have a good time. The city's vibrant underground music scene continues to grow and is well worth exploring with numerous venues playing host to new and national talent.
Did you know?
Perhaps Sunderland's most prominent landmark is Penshaw Monument. It was built in 1844 in honour of the first Earl of Durham, John George Lambton. Penshaw was modelled on Theseion, the Temple of Thesus in Athens.