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Visit Hull a beautifull city! 10 reasons

The Maritime Museum, right, in central Hull. Photograph: A 1 Whitephoneboxes Hull's independence and proud municipal history are symbolised by its unique white phone boxes. The city's council-run telephone exchange, Kingston Communication, wasfloggedoffto a privatecompanyin 2007, but the creamy white phone boxes remain. It is still the only locally operated telephone company in the UK. 2 Few green cars According to one of Hull's many fishing superstitions, the colour green is considered unlucky. Veteran trawlermen would rip off any green scarves or hats worn by young deck-hands unversed in local lore. The fear was that green would be followed by black. Even today there are few green cars on the streets of Hull, and the city council avoids using the colour. 3 Rugby league  Craig Hall, left, in action for Hull KR. Photograph: Graham Stuart/Action Images Hull City may enjoying their second foray into the Premier League, but the city's first sporting love is rugby league. T…