Leicester is an ancient city with a modern attitude and a wealth of attractions. Its most iconic symbol is Leicester Cathedral, which is 900 years old and holds the reinterred remains of Richard III. The city castle is also a superb spot for history and fantastic views thanks to the River Soar that flows right alongside. Other key attractions include the National Space Centre and the award-winning CONKERS experience for all the family at the New Forest and Twycross Zoo, which has over 500 species in 80 acres of parkland. The city centre is also home to a lively student community, excellent shops and an award-winning dining scene, with some superb American restaurants in Leicester to discover and experience. Go hungry and prepare to enjoy a huge feast because when you dine at Leicester's American restaurants you will be in for a real treat with exciting flavours, hearty portions and superb service all adding to the experience.