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Stadiums in Manchester
Old Trafford
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Historical Monuments in Manchester
Manchester Town Hall
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Of Touristic Interest in Manchester
Wheel of Manchester
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Shopping Malls in Manchester
Manchester Arndale
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Cathedrals in Manchester
Manchester Cathedral
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Gardens in Manchester
Piccadilly Gardens
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Nightlife Districts in Manchester
The Printworks
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Football Fields in Manchester
City of Manchester Stadium
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Museums in Manchester
Museum of Science and Industry
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Museums in Manchester
Urbis Building
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Of Cultural Interest in Manchester
The Lowry
Streets in Manchester
Market Street
Train Stations in Manchester
Manchester Piccadilly Station
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Streets in Manchester
Oldham Street
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Shops in Manchester
Manchester United Official Store
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Streets in Manchester
Cross Street
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Shopping Malls in Manchester
Great Northern Warehouse
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Theaters in Manchester
The Frog & Bucket Comedy Club
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Of Cultural Interest in Manchester
Castlefield
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Restaurants in Manchester
The Old Wellington
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Cafés in Manchester
Northern Quarter
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Restaurants in Manchester
Home Sweet Home
Restaurants in Manchester
Sinclairs Oyster Bar
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Tea Rooms in Manchester
Richmond Tea Rooms
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The Ape & Apple
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Wheterspoons Piccadilly
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Restaurants in Manchester
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Hotels in Manchester
Britannia Sachas Hotel
Hotels in Manchester
Hilton Deansgate Hotel
Hostels in Manchester
Youth Hostel Manchester
Apartment Hotels in Manchester
Blue Rainbow Aparthotel Manchester Central
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Hotels in Manchester
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Hotels in Manchester
Hôtel Hilton Deansgate
Hotels in Manchester
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Old Trafford Lodge Hotel
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Walkabout Hotel Manchester
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Stanneylands Hotel

All about Manchester tourism

Manchester is a thriving metropolis in North West England that has been inhabited since Roman times. Though it was once mainly a port and industrial city, most modern tourists visit Manchester for its rich cultural offerings, especially in sports and music. The best way to travel to Manchester is to take a train to Manchester Picadilly Station or fly into Manchester Airport and catch a bus to Manchester Picadilly before exploring the city on the popular Metrolink tram system.

When you think Manchester, you think football. The city’s two teams, Manchester United and Manchester City, enjoy international prestige and visitors can’t truly have a Manchester holiday without catching a match at the City of Manchester Stadium (or, Etihad Stadium) or Old Trafford, one of the largest stadiums in Europe.

Manchester is also home to a thriving cultural scene. Live music is especially popular (Manchester is home to countless bands from the Hollies to Oasis). Catch touring groups at venues like the Apollo, Bridgewater Hall, or the Arena. If your holiday in Manchester occurs during the Manchester International Festival, you can catch cutting-edge performances at the Opera House and Palace Theatre. If you’re just looking for some fun during your trip to Manchester, then head to the Printworks, a lively complex of restaurants, bars, and clubs.

Finally, an oft-overlooked highlight of Manchester tourism is its museum scene. The Manchester Museum tells the story of the city since its founding, while the Museum of Science and Industry pays homage to the city’s industrial heritage. Other favorites are the Manchester Art Gallery and its collection of French Impressionists and Sealife Manchester, a family-friendly aquarium with interactive displays. So, feeling in the mood for a holiday in Manchester? Check out the tips below from real travelers and start planning your trip today!