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Market Street

Manchester, England
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Ranked #85 of 129 Attractions in Manchester
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Shopping
Description: Many of Manchester's shops and fine restaurants are located on or near this major thoroughfare.
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Halifax, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I wandered along Market Street on my way to Piccadilly Station. The usual selection of shops and restaurants, similar to many high streets world-wide. Not worth making a special trip to visit.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Nice in weekends We toured the city center from station along in market st it was si busy but full im joys amd and so amazing many cafe and restaurants malls and department stores i think we should come back again

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East London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Great for shopping but the cobbles and poor state of the paving in general, making walking a pain for some people with walking issues - all very uneven.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

So Market Street Manchester is where you will find the second and third division shops. Anne Summers and various sports shops. You've got the picture. If its high end you want then head to King Street

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Good shops and the Arndale Centre, but also a street where you find the best buskers so free entertainment since you don't have to give them money if you don't want to. They don't hassle people so it's up to the individual. There are some seats in the street, but being a bustling city centre they aren't always free so... More

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Stretford, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Walking down Market Street on a sunny day you get the real feel of Manchester.Yes there are lots of buskers and people selling things but it is vibrant and friendly. Don't see the point in using the back streets I feel safer on Market Street.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Crowded, full of people trying to beg, sell you rubbish or get you to sign some petition or the like. Usual high street stores with a sprinkle of aggravation.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Not much I can say about Market Street. It's often busy and lined with shops. There we go! It feels better than Picadilly Gardens and has some great shops along it like Urban Outfitters, H&M, Zara, Barclays etc. I think (Personally) that following the re-development of manchester after 1996, that Market Street has been the least changed in terms of... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I'm new to Manchester, but obviously I know where Market Street is, and it's too crowded most days, and people try to stop you to sign things, and if you don't like signing things you dodge out of the way, and anyway it's cooler to use backstreets.

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manchester
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Iv lived in Manchester for 20 yrs so Im just giving my general experience of the place, rather than one specific time. This street is COVERED in men selling tacky rubbish on trollies. Also lots of preachers, street performers and con artists trying to get you to pre pay for 'salon experiences' etc...... Got to say some of the musicians... More

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