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Lovely street

During the Christmas period this street gets incredibly busy. With the market going on it becomes... read more

Reviewed December 24, 2018
Coventry, United Kingdom
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This should be a great place for shopping at Manchester. The street is busy and with a lot of... read more

Reviewed December 14, 2018
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Many of Manchester's shops and fine restaurants are located on or near this major thoroughfare.
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

Great and cosy street where what you need is available. the place also have loads of people coming back and forth to shop or to just have a small walk. the walks are all also accompanied with street performers and great music. the architecture of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank philipppn
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

This was my first trip here to the Christmas Markets and they were utterly fantastic. I came here with my daughters and we were not disappointed. I honestly couldn’t quite believe just how many stalls there actually were. It was very geared up to every...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank angele1965
Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

During the Christmas period this street gets incredibly busy. With the market going on it becomes more interesting, when making your way to the Arndale Centre. It is just a shame that like all major cities there are so many homeless & rough sleepers.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

This street is full of good stuff and has the largest primark I have been to. Many shops and restaurants and full of life

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank emirati_nomad
Reviewed December 14, 2018

This should be a great place for shopping at Manchester. The street is busy and with a lot of brands.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alien W
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Very well laid out and a pleasant, relaxed experience, compared to Albert Square. Plenty of space to walk around and browse the stalls. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chrisl585chris
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

Walked from Piccadilly Station to the happening part of the city on a Friday evening. Despite the rain, I was pleased to see the jolly (not rowdy) crowd, the Christmas market selling clothing, trinkets and foodstuff as well as the various decorations by stores along...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AFAK25
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

This is probably the busiest street in Manchester & along it you will find nearly every store you could wish for. As we were in Manchester in December it was as you can imagine very,very busy and not really for my “cup of tea”.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank places2seeplaces2go
Reviewed November 26, 2018

We visited the Manchester Christmas Market on a bleak day, but were cheered up by what we saw. The market was spread all over Manchester, you turned a corner and there were more market stalls. There was a great spirit all day, plenty of stalls...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lesliecatt48
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Market Street is a very busy, lively street in the heart of the City Centre. Get in amongst the hustle and bustle and enjoy all that’s going on.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rachel D
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John V
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Hi Jean-Marc, I don't know either. Knowing the council you probably do! Like David I suggest you use the city council website. Good luck Patchycat
Travel Forum Posts
What is the main shopping street in Manchester? (6 Replies)
just for general high street stores, Debenhams, M&S, Selfridges, etc.... Is it Market Street? thanks
August 18, 2011|
Response fromsuewick|
Debenhams and M&S are on Market Street, Selfidges is in Exchange Square but can be accessed through M & S by a walk way on either the 1st or 2nd floor, I can't remember which but it's obvious when you get there. It's the lingerie floor. The Arndale Centre houses many chain stores and King Street and the surrounding areas the expensive designer shops. Kendal Milne (House of Fraser) a large department store is on Deansgate. The shopping area of Manchester is quite compact and easily walkable.
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Tram stop advice ... (2 Replies)
Hi all Bring the wife up from Sunny Cornwall in a couple of weeks and looking to catch the Tram from the airport. We are staying at the Royal Mile Premier Inn in East Market Street and wondered which is the best stop to get off to walk to this location. Many thanks
April 24, 2016|
Response fromkenko92|
The tram stop will be St.Andrew's Sq. However the Airlink 100 bus from the airport goes to Waverley Bridge which is a bit closer to your hotel.
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Bar in Kinsale--Can you check for me?? (1 Reply)
Hello!! We were recently in Ireland and our favorite bar in Kinsale was An Seanachai on Market Street. We just adored it but completely forgot to ask if they sell t-shirts or other items. I would love to surprise my husband with something from there for Christmas but they don't have a website. Is anyone in Kinsale and could check for me if they carry anything? Thanks!!
November 19, 2007|
Response fromClauds|
If you don't get a reply from Marie, our local expert for Kinsale, you could try this email address: An Seanachai sales@anseanachai.com. There's also a website listed but it doesn't actually get you a website for An Seanachai, just some sponsored listings... Good luck!