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Albert Square

Albert Square, manchester, Manchester, England (Manchester City Centre)
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Ranked #26 of 121 attractions in Manchester
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Ice skating
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
58 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Outside the magnificent Town Hall Albert Square would probably go unnoticed much of the time, but for its regular use for festivals and street markets. We particularly liked the Irish festival, and the Christmas Market (which now spreads far beyond the square up almost to the Arndale). Usually it just provides a way of stepping back and enjoying the Town... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Actually I'm visiting Albert Square at least once a week and in most of the time is full of attractions. If you visiting Manchester in December, close to Xmass time you can visit Xmass market, which is fantastic. There is a few restaurants in the area, where you can eat some good food and have a drink. Manchester City Hall... More

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Midland, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

My husband I came to Manchester on business and I spent the day walking around all of downtown Manchester. This lovely old square is the heart of the city, with magnificent old pubs and buildings. I was really impressed with how clean the entire city was, unlike my home town in Texas, which can't seem to get a handle on... More

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Todmorden
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Albert Square is a busy little place with usually something going on. When I went it was a road safety display by GMP and other agencies. The square..being central..is handy for the rest of the city.

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Dinner on Saturday evening was very good despite the restaurant being pretty busy; well-cooked food including good local meat; our waitress was excellent and made good recommendations on the wine front. Breakfast the next day was another story as they seemed short staffed and preoccupied with an influx of minor celebs who were taking part in the Sport Relief run... More

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UK
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Tourists will love Albert Square for it's historical and magnificent Manchester Town Hall. And that's not all, there are countless contemporary bars, great old pubs with lots of Mancunian history, and restaurants of the world in this great Square - whatever your palette desires you're bound to find something mouth watering and satiating in Manchester's Albert Square.

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Haslington, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

What a lovely way to get in the Christmas spirit. Don't go at peak times soooooooooooo busy. Needs a visit when dark when the lights are on, very pretty.

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Boston
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49 reviews 49 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

I got some nice photos here on my trip. I would like to visit during the day and see inside the building.

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Mold, United Kingdom
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116 reviews 116 reviews
21 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Brilliant atmosphere. A crowd of us came from Wales for an evening at the Bridgewater Hall ( superb) and a meal at the Yang Sing (not quite so good) The Albert Square market is now a well established Manchester tradition and it just gets better and better. Next year we have decided that we will cut out the expensive meal... More

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Albert square was dirty and scruffy and so were most of the surrounding streets. The Manchester City Council should be ashamed of their performance. It's not due to lack of funding, it's about low aspirations and accepting excuses and for poor standards. I used to be so proud of this City but the Looney Left seem to be determined to... More

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