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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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Manchester!!

Market Street is where you will find all of the high street shops. M & S, etc and the Arndale Centre. This once beautiful street is now very crowded and dirty with vendors selling... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Bury, Lancashire

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Market Street is where you will find all of the high street shops. M & S, etc and the Arndale Centre. This once beautiful street is now very crowded and dirty with vendors selling cheap and tacky goods. Saying that I love Manchester and prefer it to the shopping malls that have sprung up everywhere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Manchester to me is my favourite City in the UK, everyone always talks about London, but I do believe that Manchester itself has a hidden charm to it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Manchester has a nice feel to it well out shopping. Yeah its not one of those things in life that l enjoy doing. I the type of person know what i want from a store and which store l need to go to. Had alot of fun here actually taking the time to go around some shops

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Market street leads directly to the Arndale Centre and the centre of town. It is flanked by a large variety of shops, banks as well as occasional food stalls. Considering the Arndale is right next to it, the street itself is nothing special if shopping is your thing. This street comes alive during Christmas were it forms part of the... More 

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Harrisburg, PA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Walked thru here last night. Wow, lots of shady people hanging around the square. Could smell Marijuana at a few corners. No a place I felt comfortable at with kids.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

lots of shops leads to the arndale centre near to bars coffee shops and restaurants not too far from the major hotels deff worth a visit your sure to find a bargain

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Market Street Manchester is basically the center of the city. We visited Market Street when we were in Manchester as the main shopping area was on Market Street and its surrounding area. All the major shops are located here; from Primark, Marks & Spencer, Selfridges, BHS etc. We liked the little town square near the Manchester Eye. There is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I am at the moment on sticks, the drivers helped me in and out, pulled nearer curbs to make things easier and let me take my time.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Slightly better than High Streets in a lot of cities. Manchester has several pedestrianised shopping areas that are more pleasant. However, the usual collection of High Street stores are there, along with street sellers and entertainers. There is a Metrolink stop at the top of Market Street (outside Primark/Debenhams) which is helpful if you have a lot to carry!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

On Market St. you will find your main shops that you would find on any other high street in the UK, with the most popular being Primark, this gets uncomfortably busy. There are shops such as BHS, M&S, Debenhams, T.K. Maxx, phone and music shops etc. Probably the only thing that makes market street stand out is the atmosphere, its... More 

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