REVEALED: Giants attracted millions of people into Liverpool and generated tens of millions of pounds for the local economy

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Thousands watched as four Giants made their way around the city over three days, which brought in millions of people into the region.

Little boy giant, big giant and Xolo the dog were on show to the public on Friday and Saturday.

On Sunday little girl giant made a special appearance just before the big giant emotionally sailed away.

READ MORE: Amazing pictures show thousands of people turning up to watch the giants in Liverpool

It has now been revealed that 1.3 million people visited the city to watch the giants which brought £45m into the local economy.

300,000 people were from outside Merseyside with France, Hong Kong and Australia being the most common place outside the UK people had travelled from.

160,000 of the millions of people that visited have never visited Liverpool before with each spending around £109 in the city.

READ MORE: The moment the giants leave Liverpool for the final time ever

The creator of the giants Jean-Luc thanked the people of Liverpool in an emotional speech on Sunday.

He said: “Liverpool is bleeding and will always bleed in our hearts.

“From the heart of this company I hold you in my giant arms. Thank you thank you thank you.”

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