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Weekends in Manchester

Nestled between the Pennines and the Cheshire Plain is the interesting city of Manchester.

Explore the busy Piccadilly centre or the Docklands and on a holiday in Manchester, the city will quickly grow on you.

Historical Manchester

The area is full of interesting architecture. Starting in Albert Square, visit the gothic towers of Manchester Town Hall and the Albert Memorial. Then go to Castlefield disctrict, home to Mamucium, a reconstructed Roman fort.

For a shopping experience, head to the shopping area where designer shops such as Chanel and Armani can be found. The city is also known for its music scene with famous bands such as The Smiths, Joy Division and The Stone Roses. Have a look at the Opera House which plays West End Productions or for rock and pop concerts, go to the Manchester Apollo.

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Football fans will know about the famous rival teams, Manchester United and Manchester City. Football is a way of life in Manchester and whilst visiting, you should go to one of the game and cheer on the red or blue.

For excellent dining, try famous restaurants like "The French" and "The Second Floor Restaurant" located at the Harvey Nichols store with good views of the city and the cathedral. Excellent cuisine can be found in Manchester for all budgets.

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Travel information
Language: English
Currency: UK Sterling
Local time: GMT/BST
Local airport: Manchester