Fall in love with Manchester, a city famous for its great music and sporting prowess!

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5 good reasons to go to Manchester

The city's canals
The city's canals
Start exploring the city by visiting its canals. Take a stroll by the waters in Castlefield or head to the neighbouring city of Salford. The natural beauty of the waters is enhanced by the colourful barges. You’ll also see some modern touches along the canals, including the Beetham Tower and Bridgewater Hall in Manchester itself, or The Lowry arts complex and Media City Footbridge in Salford.
The excellent John Rylands Library
The excellent John Rylands Library
Book lovers will take a shine to Manchester’s libraries! The John Rylands Library has to be the most impressive. Its striking late-Victorian, neo-Gothic style is amazing. You should go along to admire its finely worked architecture as well as its rare manuscripts. And if you have time, pop into the Central Library.
A unique football experience!
A unique football experience!
If you love football, you’ll enjoy a stop-off at Old Trafford. Take a guided tour of Manchester United’s home ground and see the players' dressing rooms. You’ll also have access to the Manchester United Museum. See the sport from a different perspective! And to make the experience even more special, why not watch a match!
Pubs and music
Pubs and music
Grab a plane ticket to Manchester and fly to one of Britain’s liveliest cities. After a day of sightseeing, take a seat in one of Manchester’s many traditional pubs. Pick one that offers live music if you can. Music is the lifeblood of Manchester, where many iconic bands, such as Oasis, were formed.
The cosmopolitan Northern Quarter
The cosmopolitan Northern Quarter
The Northern Quarter is another district worth visiting. Its multicultural atmosphere is its main appeal. Visitors will appreciate the street art, trendy bars, Caribbean and Indian restaurants, nightclubs, Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, quirky shops (don't miss Afflecks indoor market), and there’s even a Buddhist centre. Influences from all over the world converge in the Northern Quarter!

To see / do

Culture and history

Manchester’s historical buildings

Manchester’s historical buildings

When you come to Manchester, you have to visit some of the city’s most iconic landmarks. Take a tour of the spectacular Gothic cathedral! The most impressive features are its woodwork and stained-glass windows. Another major building is Manchester Town Hall. It’s impossible to miss, with its neo-Gothic architecture and striking clock tower. It’s one of the most impressive historical buildings in the UK.

Art in Manchester

Art in Manchester

Manchester is also well-known for its art. If you love art, then head on down to the Manchester Art Gallery or Whitworth Art Gallery. Both exhibit a range of different types of artwork (paintings, sculptures, textiles and more) from the modern era to the present day. The Cornerhouse centre for contemporary visual arts exhibits works by emerging artists.

Understanding science at MOSI

The Science and Industry Museum is one of the most fascinating museums in Manchester. You’ll learn all you need to know about the city’s contribution to a number of sectors including transportation, the textile industry, urban sanitation, telecommunications and more. You’ll be impressed by the range of vehicles and machinery on display.


The Salford Quays

For a great Northern night out, head to Salford Quays! Walk along the quays, brimming with trendy bars and cultural centres. The Lowry’s contemporary architecture is particularly striking. There’s a theatre and an art gallery within The Lowry and there’s always plenty on the billing.

A touch of originality at Afflecks

A touch of originality at Afflecks

There’s one place in the Northern Quarter that’s been iconic since the 1980s: Afflecks. This unusual indoor market is housed in a red brick building formerly called Affleck’s Palace. Afflecks is home to a number of quirky, independent traders. You’ll find a whole host of clothes shops, interior design stores, as well as vintage and alternative boutiques there.


Tasty pies

Traditional British food isn’t always that popular, however  delicious pies from across the Channel are sure to tempt your taste buds. Pies can have all sorts of fillings, but meat and potato pie is one of the city’s most popular dishes. Why don’t you order one in a traditional pub? Did you know that since 1992, Manchester has organised the World Pie Eating Championship?

A cup of tea and a slice of cake?

A cup of tea and a slice of cake?

Brits love a cup of tea at any time of the day, and often enjoy a sweet treat to go with it. So why not order a pot of tea and a tasty snack? In Manchester, eccles cakes are a popular choice with a cup of tea. These little treats are made from flaky pastry and filled with raisins or other dried fruit, such as gooseberries. You can’t help but love them!

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1002 km

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6°C (max 10°C)

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