When most people think of Liverpool, two things spring to mind - Liverpool F.C. and The Beatles. All too often overlooked are its stunning cathedrals, picturesque waterfront and breathtaking sculptures scattered throughout the city. Named the European Capital of Culture for 2008, Liverpool has forged an identity beyond the clichés. With so much on offer in Liverpool, we've selected 18 of our best images that encapsulate the spirit and beauty of this wonderful city.