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Best of Manchester Guide

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Manchester
Famed for its soccer team and music scene, which has produced the likes of the Smiths and Oasis, this center for sports and the arts is a down-to-earth and friendly city. The so-called Capital of the North has overcome industrial decline, bombing (in WWII and by the IRA) to become a confident and cosmopolitan city of well over two million. It is well served by a bus and light rail network. Top attractions include the Lowry art complex, arcade Affleck's Palace and Canal Street gay village.

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Breakout Manchester
Breakout Manchester
Owner description: A unique experience that will leave you wanting more. Breakout is a real life escape room game. Using common sense + brain power you have 60 minutes to escape a locked room. If... more Owner description: A unique experience that will leave you wanting more. Breakout is a real life escape room game. Using common sense + brain power you have 60 minutes to escape a locked room. If you are looking for a unique and fun activity then this is for you. Teams of 2 - 5 friends, family, co - workers or puzzle enthusiast can attempt to escape. It is a great team building, hen / stag or birthday activity. less
John Rylands Library
John Rylands Library
The University Library of Manchester provides an extensive range of services and resources to actual and virtual visitors.
Attraction type: Libraries; Museums; Architectural Buildings
Manchester Climbing Centre
Manchester Climbing Centre
Owner description: Manchester Climbing Centre is constructed in a beautiful converted Victorian church with metres upon metres of climbing fun! There are acres of climbing for experienced climbers... more Owner description: Manchester Climbing Centre is constructed in a beautiful converted Victorian church with metres upon metres of climbing fun! There are acres of climbing for experienced climbers, and instructed sessions available to book for novice climber. A full programme of regular kids clubs is available for your little ones too! less
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Royal Exchange Theatre
Royal Exchange Theatre
Owner description: We're an award-winning producing Theatre in the centre of Manchester. As well as classics from William Shakespeare, Tennessee Williams, Oscar Wilde, Noel Coward, and Anton... more Owner description: We're an award-winning producing Theatre in the centre of Manchester. As well as classics from William Shakespeare, Tennessee Williams, Oscar Wilde, Noel Coward, and Anton Chekhov, we're also one of the country's leading theatres for new writing, with over 125 premieres in the theatre history! The unique design means that none of the 760 seats are more than nine metres from the circular stage, with seats placed all around the auditorium, giving views from all angles.The Great Hall surrounds the Theatre, and this houses The Round restaurant, Bar Exchange, the Craft Shop and exhibitions, the Education Lounge and workshops, the Information Point, the Mezzanine Gallery exhibitions, as well as Friday evenings' FREE entertainment SPECIAL FX.And we're open on a Sunday too! With brunch served in our Great Hall cafe and free entertainment during the day. less
Attraction type: Theaters
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Greater Manchester Police Museum
Greater Manchester Police Museum
Explore what policing was like in Victorian days. The restored historic building has intricate woodwork and stained glass.
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

MyLahore
MyLahore
Ranked #1 of 1,662 Restaurants in Manchester
Cuisines: Asian, Indian, Italian, Pakistani
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Alexandros Greek Restaurant
Alexandros Greek Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 1,662 Restaurants in Manchester
Price: $19 - $29
Cuisines: Greek
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Le Delicatezze Di Bruno
Le Delicatezze Di Bruno
Ranked #3 of 1,662 Restaurants in Manchester
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night
Saray
Saray
Ranked #4 of 1,662 Restaurants in Manchester
Cuisines: Turkish
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Sanskruti Restaurant
Sanskruti Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 1,662 Restaurants in Manchester
Cuisines: Asian, Indian, Vegan, Vegetarian
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Travelodge Manchester Piccadilly Hotel
Travelodge Manchester Piccadilly Hotel
$76 - $217
Ranked #19 of 118 Hotels in Manchester
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YHA Manchester
4.0 of 5
YHA Manchester
$32 - $174 (GBP 20 - 108)
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Travelodge Manchester Central Arena
Travelodge Manchester Central Arena
$62 - $173
Ranked #25 of 118 Hotels in Manchester
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Premier Inn Manchester City (Piccadilly)
Premier Inn Manchester City (Piccadilly)
$110 - $222
Ranked #1 of 118 Hotels in Manchester
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Roomzzz Aparthotel Manchester City
4.0 of 5
Roomzzz Aparthotel Manchester City
$142 - $234 (GBP 88 - 145)
Ranked #2 of 118 Hotels in Manchester
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Didsbury House
4.0 of 5
Didsbury House
$141 - $233 (GBP 87 - 144)
Ranked #3 of 118 Hotels in Manchester
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Great John Street Hotel
4.0 of 5
Great John Street Hotel
$192 - $452 (GBP 119 - 280)
Ranked #4 of 118 Hotels in Manchester
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Velvet
4.0 of 5
Velvet
$170 - $451 (GBP 105 - 279)
Ranked #5 of 118 Hotels in Manchester
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Eleven Didsbury Park
4.0 of 5
Eleven Didsbury Park
$168 - $270 (GBP 104 - 167)
Ranked #6 of 118 Hotels in Manchester
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