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Address: Albert Square, manchester, Manchester, England
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Europe's Best Christmas Market

This was voted the site of Europe's best Christmas Market by multiple sources; Albert Square is the perfect setting for holiday festivities, and while I can't speak about the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Phu C
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Alexandria, Virginia

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was voted the site of Europe's best Christmas Market by multiple sources; Albert Square is the perfect setting for holiday festivities, and while I can't speak about the interior of the nearby Town Hall Building, I can vouch for the title of Europe's best. To get here, take the train to Deansgate station and walk north 5 minutes. If... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area has something going on all year round whether it be the Christmas Markets or something else like that. Its a nice open space that has great photographic opportunities

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Thank Jonny B
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a very pleasant experience walking around this area...clean..tidy ...well kept...definately worth a trip

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Thank ruthgib
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142 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Square may not have the quality or profile of Trafalgar Square in London BUT it's a real focus for the city. It really comes into its own at peak events times like Christmas Market or music events and especially for when City or United win the Prem :)

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Thank Douglas G
Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a nice stroll down the square just after new year, was very nice to see that the Christmas lights were still on, gave the place a romantic feeling. Not many people about either so could soak up the real beauty of the city and it sourandings

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Thank Edith T
Kilwinning, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

This is a fairly small square, despite the town hall being an impressive construction the square is lacklustre and even with the seasonal xmas market it is not enchanting. Some of the stalls were poor and didn't sell anything useful or good. Many were just duplicates on each lane.

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Thank AlanT88OWN
Castleford, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Fantastic location for the christmas market, easy access by foot from all shopping areas, the market had some great stalls and mulled wine to add to the atmosphere

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Thank Haydn W
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Originally was coming to Manchester only to watch a concert but we decided to come earlier and sample the Christmas Market so pleases we did. Cherry Punch with Ameretto or Mulled Wine with Cognac to Cherry German Beer to Hot Chocolate with Irish Cream we tried them all, this however was needed to keep us warm as we strolled around... More 

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Thank Karen P
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Albert Square comes alive at this time of year with all the market stalls, and the hustle & bustle of shoppers. I really enjoy going at least once.

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Thank Stephanie C
Oldham, United Kingdom
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209 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

A very flexible square at the heart of the city. Great for sitting in the summer. At present it is home to a part of the Christmas markets.

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