Things to see and do - Manchester
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Manchester Travel guide
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Manchester grew up out on the site of an old Roman settlement, but its good fortunes began in the 18C with the rise of the cotton industry, followed by the city’s development as a financial centre; a prosperous heritage reflected in its fine buildings Following an IRA bomb attack in 1996 a huge regeneration programme gave the city a new face. Areas like Trafford and Salford have some audacious new buildings; Manchester is fulfilling its potential.
Tourist attractions Manchester : Things to see and do
Faulkner Street GB - Manchester
The Chinese Community of Manchester combined with that of Liverpool is the largest in England, excluding outside of London. The community has made the area around Faulkner Street its own, with decorations, frescoes and lively Chinese gardens, and the..
Mosley Street GB - Manchester M2 3JL
The interior has recently regained its 19C splendour and contains a collection of the Pre-Raphaelite school, with works by Millais, Hunt, Rossetti and the famous work of Ford Madox Brown titled «Work», depicting the different classes of a developing ..
St Ann's Square GB - Manchester M2 7DH
The Manchester cotton exchange was the cornerstone in the trade of this fibre - a building to which the city used to owe its prosperity. The pure water from the Pennines, the high water table and a large workforce also helped the cotton industry to p..
3-5 Portland Street, Piccadilly Gardens GB - Manchester M1 6DP
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With a modern leisure centre and stylish bedrooms, The Portland by Thistle is opposite Piccadilly Gardens, close to the Northern Quarter. There is a lively bar, restaurant and Wi-Fi. The rooms at The Portland have a private bathroom with free toilet..
Portland Street GB - MANCHESTER M1 4PH
Visit the 4 star Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel for a vibrant hotel overlooking the city centre. This Manchester hotel is only 9 miles from Manchester airport and half a mile from Manchester Piccadilly railway station and the MEN Arena. There is..
55 Piccadilly GB - Manchester M1 2AP
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Overlooking the central Piccadilly Gardens, Gardens Hotel is a 10-minute walk from Piccadilly Rail Station. It has free Wi-Fi, and guests can make use of a 24-hour front desk. Each of the bright rooms has wooden furnishings, and features satellite T..
Leisure activities Manchester
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The Hard Rock Cafe Manchester is the largest in the UK, regularly holding concerts and special events. It also boasts a large collection of memorabilia including: a gold lame jacket worn by Elvis, Pearl Jam signed Guitar, and a Natasha Bedingfield dr..
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Travel between Manchester Airport and your central Manchester hotel in the comfort of a private car. Each car accommodates up to 3 passengers. Inclusions : Private one-way or roundtrip transfer Duration: Approximately 30 minutes each way ba..
Travel in style from the Manchester airport to your accommodations in Manchester. Private transfer services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and all cars come with fresh bottled water, newspapers and wet wipes to get the airport grime..
56 Faulkner St (1st Floor) GB - Manchester M1 4FH
Fiery chilli and pepper infused Sichuan dishes; choose a level of spice - hot, medium or cooler. Their signature dish is sliced pork with chilli and pepper. Ducks tongues, stewed frogs legs and pigs intestines are not for the fainthearted.
One Piccadilly Pl, 1 Auburn St GB - Manchester M1 3DG
20 Church St GB - Manchester M4 1PN
Family-run restaurant near Arndale shopping centre. Elegant, contemporary lighting illuminates rustic stencilled walls. The cooking also mixes the classical with the modern, using traditional combinations and the latest techniques.
Piccadilly GB - Manchester M1 3AQ
108 High St GB - Manchester M4 1HQ
Friendly, modern restaurant with floor to ceiling windows. Keenly priced, seasonal menus offer classic dishes presented in a modern style. The three course 'Love Lunch' is very popular - as are the monthly themed evenings.
107 Piccadilly GB - Manchester M1 2DB
Large, lively modern restaurant in a hotel basement, featuring subdued lighting and a sophisticated style. Contemporary British cooking has some Mediterranean influences. The tasting menu comes with matching wine suggestions.