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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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Great for shopping and hotels.

Remember to visit the fantastic Xmas markets & great for Xmas shopping. Hotels in Deansgate area are beautiful and clean.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
amandajayne66
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Crewe, United Kingdom
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Crewe, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Remember to visit the fantastic Xmas markets & great for Xmas shopping. Hotels in Deansgate area are beautiful and clean.

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UK
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52 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is just a street. The main high street in the city centre. There's nothing special about the street itself. However, it is full of chuggers (charity people) - especially down under the Arndale section, beggars, thieves (watch your bags). Add to that the buskers / living statues that are there. Also you then have the MEN sales man, the... More 

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Perth, Australia
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52 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank Notrodborefield
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Thank Clm1309
St. Helier, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

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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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

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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Stockport, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

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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76 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

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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