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Victoria Station

Address: Manchester, England
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Ranked #77 of 96 Attractions in Manchester
Type: Architectural Buildings, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: One of Manchester's main rail stations is part of a large Center City area that includes an...
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: One of Manchester's main rail stations is part of a large Center City area that includes an entertainment complex and an office and hotel tower.

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Manchester, England
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63 reviews 63 reviews
37 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I wanted to give it a 'poor' rating but it is finally being renovated so it should at least catch up to modern times. Very dull and cold station. It's very open inside so when it's cold it's cold there too! Always busy, especially now with the renovating works going on and nothing much to do inside if waiting for... More 

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Longridge, United Kingdom
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30 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

As the commuter figures grow Victoria is becoming a key stop and with the new proposed chord to Manchester Piccadilly you will see a number of services route via this route. Hopeful the Northwest will see some of it old Buses on train wheels replaced for better commutter trains in 2015

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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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35 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

after the massive, sold out War of the Worlds gig on Sunday everyone wanted to get home, errrrr no trains running at that time.. Really!! Great planning!!!!!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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55 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Beautiful building set in the heart of Manchester opposite is the Football Museum, at the side is The PrintWorks. Minutes walk from the centre of Manchester. Once the renovations are done I'm sure it will be a well used station

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I have to come through this place twice a day during the week on my way to / from work and have had to on and off for many years depending on where I have been working. Due to a lack of time and energy I'm not going to post a full blown rant but instead I will list just... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This is a long review but it had to be said As someone who grew up commuting to manchester i can say that victoria station is by far the worst station in manchester (and possibly all of england) in services. They care more about renovating than serving customers when they money used could of been used on better staff. The... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

At first blush it is a blur with people rushing to and fro, but don't let it scare you. It is a one stop place for just about all your needs. Grocery stores, restaurants, fast food, all types of transportation lines, hotels nearby, and a great place to grab a snack, sit and people watch.

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Wallasey Wirral
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This was my first visit to Victoria Station. The assistance on both journeys was extremely good. I will be happy to travel via Victoria again

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Been to Victoria on several occasions. Great building and connected perfectly to the Phones 4 U arena. The pub there is pretty decent as well if you are only there for half an hour.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The station is currently being modernised. Theres minimal shops in there at the moment - A McD's , WH Smith , a couple of small outlets and a bar ,that's about it. 30p to use the toilets ( this was free a while ago ) The building itself is very nice, if you go into the bar theres a multi... More 

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