But sadly some of these wonders have been through the decades.
From a windmill in Southsea to the city’s own trolleybus service and even an airport.
We took a dive into our archives to find photos of 11 of Portsmouth’s lost wonders.
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5. Trolley Bus
Do you remember the trolleybus in Portsmouth? Did you ever take a journey on one?
Photo: Barry Cox collection
6. Charlotte Street Market
Can you remember the old Charlotte Street Market? It attracted thousands of visitors in its heyday.
7. Portsmouth Greyhound Stadium
Did you ever spend a night down at the Portsmouth greyhound stadium?
Photo: MICHAEL SCADDAN
8. Tricorn Centre
The iconic Tricorn was built in the mid-1960s and was demolished in 2004. What are your memories of it?