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Address: Manchester, England
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Many of Manchester's shops and fine restaurants are located on or near this...

Many of Manchester's shops and fine restaurants are located on or near this major thoroughfare.

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Very busy on a Saturday, got a bad reputation for pickpockets at the moment. Noisy with too many buskers

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Jo S
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Northwich, United Kingdom
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Northwich, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very busy on a Saturday, got a bad reputation for pickpockets at the moment. Noisy with too many buskers

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Thank Jo S
Perth, Australia
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52 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lots of homeless in doorways, bit of a scruffy and dirty area, a few buskers but not very good ones either

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with family for a few days in city centre. Those moaning about the shops and state of the street then visit Scarborough! This to us is shopping heaven and always head for the city centres both north and south.

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St. Helier, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was not really seeking out this street but it found me! The usual shops you find on the High Street in the UK anywhere else so I can only say, after a couple of months in Jersey, it's nice to be back for some serious shopping!

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Thank Julie S
London, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Manchester is a complete tip, on a par with Birmingham as one of the worst cities in the UK. I can't believe people like it! The vagrants on the street are about the only interesting thing there, otherwise it is just concrete, soulless clothes shops for the uneducated materialistic fools among us and smokers... everywhere. The air is thick with... More 

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Thank Struan e
Stockport, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very busy street, with lots of famous name shops, very busy and overcrowded at times, street hawkers, and street preachers, can be a bit dirty. Has seen better days.

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Thank bazonian2015
Manchester, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Avoid unless you're shopping. Its always packed, usually with the strangest characters you'll ever meet. Full of homeless, junkies and charity workers and just not that pretty a street. Literally only go here if I'm going to a certain shop

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Thank Emma S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your visiting Manchester this is the main street (apart from Deansgate where House of Fraser is) to head for if you want to find most big retailers and also to access the Andale Centre. Its mad busy during the day so make sure your in the mood to walk through hundreds of people, buskers and allsorts...

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like before this part of Manchester is a nice area for a wander around and if you have time is worth a walk around

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Thank Julie B
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

you have to go there every time you are down in City Centre, major Arandale shopping centre is there, major world class brands are there such as Debenhams, French Collection, Jessops, Boots, H&M, JJB sports and much more.. good variety of cafes are out there as well

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