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Address: Portland Street, Manchester, United Kingdom, Manchester, England
Phone Number: 0871 222 8223
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Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Description: Visting Manchester, UK? Stop in at this award winning tourist information...
Visting Manchester, UK? Stop in at this award winning tourist information centre for sightseeing guides, hotel information and maps of the region.Talk to the knowledgeable and friendly staff for ideas on what to do and see or use the 'interactive tables' for inspiration on your visit.The Centre sells discounted tickets for Chester Zoo, Tatton Park and Trafford Centre Legoland.
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Good source for performance dates at the many venues in Manchester.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2012
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San Francisco, California
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Attleborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

The information centre was so helpful and gave us a map which was so helpful.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
30 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

This is a very modern glass building which has all the information you need to plan a stay in Manchester. Also sells I love Manchester (MCR) merchandise including umbrellas! Helpful and knowledgeable staff.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Helpful staff, easy to find right by the bus station.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

I wanted a shortish DIY City Walking Tour not a guided walk - there didn't appear to be any !! The Assistants simply wanted to sell the guided walks. First Tourist Info. Centre I've visited which doesn't have non guided walking tour leaflets. Not impressed.

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San Francisco, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
29 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

Good source for performance dates at the many venues in Manchester.

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Manchester, UK
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85 reviews 85 reviews
37 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

Clean, bright, modern and airy - totally unlike any tourist / visitors centre I've been to in any other country. There's always plently of staff on hand to help, interactive maps, of course loads of leaflets (some stuff always surprises me, and I live here and consider myself in the know). Along side all the info they have a great... More 

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Reading
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8 reviews 8 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

Lots of good information, very helpful staff. They have an interactive map which you can use to find whatever you might want. Dining, pubs, nights out etc

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Scotland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

good information, city centre location. Nice gift shop and it was open past 5pm

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glasgow
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011

very down to earth and helpful staff. nothing was too much trouble. Our lack of map reading skills did not reduce them to laughter.

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New Zealand
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27 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2011

There were lots of brochures but hard to find what was in which district. No helpful staff hovering to point you in the right direction so we missed seeing things as we couldn't find how to get there.

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