Things to see and do - Manchester
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Manchester Travel guide
Manchester : Michelin's recommendations
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
st. Mosley 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 ..
Cathedral Gardens GB - Manchester
Urbis is an ultra-modern glazed structure. A glass lift gives visitors a panoramic view of the city. An interactive gallery complex, Urbis is entertaining and informative.
st. Victoria GB - Manchester M3 1SX
Six spans make the knave of this Church the largest in Britain. The chancel is also formed of six spans. The rood screen is a unique piece of medieval sculpture. In the chancel the stalls and their canopies are incredibly well engraved. The misericor..
3-5 Portland Street, Piccadilly Gardens GB - Manchester M1 6DP
With a modern leisure centre and stylish bedrooms, Thistle Manchester City Centre is opposite Piccadilly Gardens, close to the Northern Quarter. Featuring a lively bar, restaurant and high-speed Wi-Fi throughout, the hotel is just 5 minutes' walk fro..
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..
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..
Leisure activities Manchester
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Spend four days on a narrowboat adventure from the urban canals of Manchester to the rolling hills of the Peak District! While exploring the region’s little-used network of canals, help the boat’s hosts and get involved with all aspects of narrowboat..
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Get your priority seating and move straight to the front of the line at the Hard Rock Cafe Manchester. Opened in 2000, this hot spot is the largest Hard Rock Description Get your priority seating and move straight to the front of the line at th..
Spend two nights skirting England's Peak District National Park by canal on a private narrowboat tour that starts from Manchester and ends in Congleton! Take in the serene scenery of the Pennines while cruising by day, and spend two nights sleeping a..
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
107 Piccadilly GB - Manchester M1 2DB
A lively modern restaurant in the basement of a stylish hotel, with subdued lighting and a sophisticated style. Contemporary cooking is largely British with some Mediterranean influences. The tasting menu also has wine suggestions.
39 Faulkner St GB - Manchester M1 4EE
Climb the steps to the upper floor of this converted Victorian warehouse, where you'll find an open kitchen, a counter and four communal tables. The Japanese cooking is fresh, authentic and healthy; the dumplings are delicious.
108 High St GB - Manchester M4 1HQ
Friendly neighbourhood restaurant with floor to ceiling windows and a homely feel. Keenly priced seasonal menus offer neatly presented classic dishes. The 3 course 'Love Lunch' is very popular, as are the monthly theme evenings.