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Address: Albert Square, manchester, Manchester, England
Activities: Ice skating

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vicorian Albert Square

Albert Square is a public square in the center of Manchester, England. It is dominated by its largest building, Manchester Town Hall Grade I, a Victorian Gothic building by Alfred... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Albert Square is a public square in the center of Manchester, England. It is dominated by its largest building, Manchester Town Hall Grade I, a Victorian Gothic building by Alfred Water house. in my opinion it is a magnificent Victorian gothic architecture is there to see in Manchester. The square contains a number of monuments and good statues, the largest... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Albert Square is the large pedestrianised area in front of Manchester's Town Hall. It was built soon after Prince Albert's death in the 1860's and is home to a number of Victorian monuments. In the middle is the Albert Memorial, very similar but smaller than the one in London. Beside this stands Gladstone who was prime minister at the time.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful Victorian gothic architecture is there to see all year around and an impressive heart to a great city. Watty

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

In front of Manchester Town Hall Albert Square is often the place for events whether they be demonstrations or Chinese New Year of Xmas Markets. Normally something going on.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We visited in late February 2015 and found the square decorated for the Chinese New Year. It was very clean and pleasant so there has been a great improvement. Thank you Manchester City Council.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A must visit place in city centre Manchester. Beautiful architecture to keep you occupied along with coffee shops and restaurants. Also not to forget great shopping location near by.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

When I visited here, it was fully decorated with red paper flowers to celebrate Chinese new year. The square is close from brand name shops and nice restaurants. Good place to begin your city tour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

.. with at Christmas, mainly foreign stall holders though there are some local traders there too. At other times, you can look around the statues in the square though that will not take too long. Outside seating at most cafes make it a nice place to people watch in summer.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

First visit, but rather disappointed. No xmas atmosphere, no music playing. All the little huts look good and festive, but some things sold were cheap tat with high price tags. Most stalls repeat goods throughout. Food stalls were good. Tasty treats on offer, stall holders very sociable. But prices too high for people wanting to buy a little gift.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We visited Manchester Christmas market on a tour which included Coronation Street studios. We enjoyed Coronation Street but the market was disappointing especially after visiting such a good one in Beverley, East Yorkshire the previous weekend. The goods for sale on the stalls in Manchester were much more expensive than Beverley and not nearly as interesting. The wooden construction selling... More 

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