Manchester, a city mainly known for Manchester United has much more to offer than just football and the Old Trafford stadium!
The city centre is not only a great place to shop but, being densely populated by students from all over the world means that it offers a huge variety of places to eat, nightlife, events, cultural gatherings and so much more for all budgets!
Manchester Top Attractions
The Town Hall (Victorian style)
The Cathedral, best medieval woodwork in the north of England
Chetham’s Library and School of Music, Long Millgate, the oldest free public library in the Kingdom (cf The Name of the Rose movie)
John Ryland’s Library, Deansgate, famous Victorian Gothic building in the UK, where you will find some of the greatest manuscripts in the world including the oldest fragment of the New Testament, Guttenberg Bibles, the first edition of Shakespeare’s Sonnets and more
The Daily Express Building, an Art Deco masterpiece with its curvy black and silver glass structure
The Museum of Science and Industry
Manchester United Museum and Tour, Sir Matt Busby Way, Manchester
Manchester special tips
For the cheapest pints in town, go to the Sinclair’s Oyster Bar. Dating back to 1720, it has been demolished twice but always restored and is now a real landmark in the city.