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

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Fab square in the centre of Manchester

Love sitting at this place taking in the fabulous buildongs around especially the Town Hall. But only like it when there's no event going on which seems to be happening very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Love sitting at this place taking in the fabulous buildongs around especially the Town Hall. But only like it when there's no event going on which seems to be happening very often. The Christmas market is still the best at this square and is a must visit. Some good places to eat around and drink too even if it's a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Albert square is worth a visit as the town hall is huge ,it is like an old church and the centre has all big statues and all old buildings ,this is very historic

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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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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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