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Address: Manchester, England
Activities: Shopping
Description: Many of Manchester's shops and fine restaurants are located on or near...
Many of Manchester's shops and fine restaurants are located on or near this major thoroughfare.
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good but small

it is one of the busiest area in manchster, alot of shps,good deals. but the bad thing 1- most of shops close early. 2-no many big stores like London or Paris or Munich. 3-i... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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425 reviews 425 reviews
267 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

it is one of the busiest area in manchster, alot of shps,good deals. but the bad thing 1- most of shops close early. 2-no many big stores like London or Paris or Munich. 3-i suffered from road construction they closed & but fence in many parts of this area may force you to walk alot. 4-few restaurants. it is good... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

If you need to visit a chain shop on the street, then try and do it quickly and in the morning before the place becomes overrun with undesirables. If you actually look at some of the buildings, the architecture is quite nice. It just is not looked after well and the Arndale is revolting. Just to repeat the message, unless... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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345 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

So here is where you find the third division shops. Usually busy but not appealing unless you want that kind of shopping or want to find the entrance to The Arndale.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

If you want to visit a nice, clean safe city then don't go to Manchester it's a big rubbish dump. Market street is full of down and outs and beggars, drunks and drug addicts. Travel further afield and it's no better. All the streets are paved in rubbish and fly tipping is rife. Manchester people must like to live in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

What a horrible place this is. It is full of beggars, alcoholics, hawkers who must be trading illegally. This street is one of the 1st things a tourist will see and what a embarrassing 1st impression it must be. I'd love to know what the council leaders think of this? This street needs to be cleared of all these people... More 

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mtarfa malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

If you are a shopping fanatic, go to Market street while in Manchester. It all happens here, shops, restaurants, cafes and....pick pockets !! Yes, just as being in any big shopping street in big cities, you have to keep a close eye on your wallets and purses. I always tend to keep my back pockets free in such areas......just a... More 

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St. Davids, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Yes, it's noisy and it gets very crowded, but that's because there is so much to see. In all cities you get the pickpockets and nuisances, but that is a fact. It's fun, bustling, busy and as always in every city I have been in both UK and abroad, you look after your personal belongings. Enjoy!

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Mytholmroyd, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

this dirty and crowded street full of noise and charity beggars who seek to remove the coin from your purse as surely as the pickpockets who hand around the generally poor street entertainers picking on their audience , here manners mean nothing its walk where you will and everyone is out for themselves not one of manchesters better features in... More 

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Manchester, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

As already mention Market Street is not an attraction. It is the main shopping street in the city and where most people will end up. If you like to shop then you will be in heaven once you hit market street! Every shop you could want is here and if it not on the street itself just go into the... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This is the most bustling area in Manchester, worth a ten-minute walk. You can see all high street shops here. And along the street are usually many stalls selling toys or fruits. But don't expect to find any nice restaurant here.

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