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Albert Square

Address: Albert Square, manchester, Manchester, England
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Ranked #24 of 80 Attractions in Manchester
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Ice skating
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

This Christmas market was supposedly award-winning but was so disappointing. The whole experience seems to concentrate on food and drink and the prices are very expensive. The stalls repeat themselves throughout and are very inauthentic. The market areas are very crowded with very little true Christmas market atmosphere. Our first visit was about 5 years ago and that was much... More

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Ange and Kev went to the Christmas markets yesterday, they are very good and are well worth a visit, plenty off food and drink, I am still full this morning. The Christmas goodies are great as well, Ange bought a little santa and a few other bits and pieces. The free buses are great to get around on, the place... More

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Don't expect too much. It's a small square surrounded by old buildings. It's worth taking a few photos, but I bet you'll stay here for only five minutes.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It's a cute square and a great place for events. On its own, there isn't much around. It's a short walk to a nice pub or chain coffee shop (the amazing independent ones are in the northern quarter) and near shops, so it's convenient. In short, worth walking through or going to an event when one is one, but not... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

This place is one of my favorite shopping destination. Never failed me to go back to my hotel just to drop all the paper bags on my hand and back again to the city..

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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81 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This is a very nice visit and there is so many places to visit locally, I would reccomend you visit when there are many of the festivals and markets, would especially reccomend the Christmas market it is a lovely setup

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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114 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This is a good place to start your exploration of the city. Most of the main historic attractions are within a very short walk of the square, and the impressive Town Hall is right on the square. The Albert Memorial is impressive, and there are statues of local dignitaries. There are some good restaurants on either side of the square.

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Banbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Beer and food festival on good time to be here!. Here for Labour conference, good way to wind down after a hard day at the conference.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Visited in December '13 for the annual Christmas market. Fantastic array of interesting stalls, especially for those of you that enjoy sampling continental foods. Was perhaps expecting more gift opportunities, but even so the atmosphere is perfect for giving you the Christmas spirit, regardless of whether you purchase anything! The market is set in the backdrop of the beautiful,Gothic Manchester... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

This is the centre of Manchester right outside the town hall. At Christmas this square is buzzing with a continental fair. Also great at New Years Eve. During the year there's normally something going on. A usual place for rallies too.

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