Birmingham has more canals than Venice does.
Birmingham actually boasts more canals than Venice, Italy, with a 35-mile-long water network. Not only that, but Birmingham's canals carry more cubic meters of water than any other city on the planet! You can board a boat at Gas Street Basin and tour the city while learning about its industrial history.
The typical individual will spend six months of their lives waiting for red lights to change to green lights.
According to popular belief, the first lavish celebration of Dussehra was held in the Mysore Palace in the 17th century