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Address: King St, Manchester M34 6HE, England
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Shopping in Manchester is big business, and King Street is the center of it...

Shopping in Manchester is big business, and King Street is the center of it all with many shops for every style, taste and budget.

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Something for everyone

Old thoroughfare running across the city centre King Street has something for everyone , expensive designer shops and jewelers , clothes shops , historic and modern buildings and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Alan W
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Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
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Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Old thoroughfare running across the city centre King Street has something for everyone , expensive designer shops and jewelers , clothes shops , historic and modern buildings and some great places to eat

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was at one time a very upmarket street with lots of individual shops with exciting wares but alas has lost its charm over the last few years. Many shops empty and looking a little sad. Some survive so it is definitely worth a wander down as still one of the better parts of Manchester

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manchester
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Nice area to shop if you have plentry of money .... all expensive shops here I wanted a Fred Perry Polo top .... £70

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Once Manchester's answer to Bond Street, the recession has had an impact here, as everywhere else and many of the classy outlets have gone. However, there are still some shops worth visiting and it remains a good place to people watch.

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

Probably past its best, it used to be a prestigious area for shops and professional firms but many have now moved to Spinningfields.

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Lancashire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

King Street used to be the main finance street of Manchester, lined with banks and major companies head offices or main branches. King Street is in two main parts, either side of Cross Street--three if you include King Street West on the other side of Deansgate. It's now trendy restaurants, shops and bars, but the original buildings remain in all... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

King street was always known for high end shops, but it appears that some outlets have closed however it's still worth visiting

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Thank Ms B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2015

.. not quite as good as it used to be. Some vacant slots now and the high end boutiques still survive. Not really worth going much out of your way for.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2015

Still got plenty top Shops,jewellers,clothing etc etc.Not as grand as it used to be but still worth a visit.

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2015

Its a busy busy busy road full of shopping opportunities. I love the local independent wine bars that you can stop of at in between shops for some light bites of chilled wine. Downside is parking, its quite expensive in my opinion especially for street parking.

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