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Address: Lloyd Street | Albert Square, Manchester City Council, Manchester M60 2LA, England
Phone Number: +44 161 827 7661
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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This neo-Gothic masterpiece was designed by Alfred Waterhouse and completed...

This neo-Gothic masterpiece was designed by Alfred Waterhouse and completed in 1887. At the front main entrance sits a statue of the Roman Governor, Agricola, founder of the original fort of Mamuciam, from which the city began. The building dominates Albert Square.

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Fantastic architecture

Enjoyed lunch - exceptional value, lovely setting, Beautiful china and nicely served. It would have been great to have been able to look round such a wonderful building.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed lunch - exceptional value, lovely setting, Beautiful china and nicely served. It would have been great to have been able to look round such a wonderful building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After a walk around the City centre it . as nice to sit in the town hall and enjoy a cup of tea. If there are no meetings it is possible to visit the Great Hall

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a great place Manchester city town center is to visit ....its over 50 years since I have been in the city center and have just seen the Town Hall in all its glory,What incredible architecture this building is.Its a must see for visitors to Manchester and the shopping is just great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently took a two hour guided walk that began at Manchester Town Hall with John Alker. He was very informative, witty, and humourous as he took us through the two hours with a detailed historical journey and architecture from The Industrial Revolution until today. Thoroughly enjoyable and highly recommend. Thank you John!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Having lived in Manchester for 30 years I have only recently ventured into this amazing building. If you love beautiful architecture and coffee and cake there is also the sculpture hall cafe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great day out with lots of things to do for all the family The Science Exhibition was particularly inviting for anyone with kids of any age

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a trip to Manchester's town hall. Although a lot of it is off limits to the public, it is a fine Gothic building and well worh seeing. There is a great tea room in the old fashioned way complete with potted aspidestras and the beverages, teacakes and pastries are delicious. Friendly attentive service completes a pleasant hours visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You simply cannot miss this renaissance building as you enter Albert Square. There have been a lot of road works and refurbishment in this area and it looks even better as a result. Only certain parts of the building are open to the public however it is well worth a wander and a peek. There are lots of restaurants and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building is impressive. You can not see it on the trip - It is located on the route to other objects.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

l love Manchester Town Hall amazing building built neo gothic style its fantastic. It has a wonderful sculptor hall where you can have a bit to eat although l wasn't overly impressed with the cakes on the afternoon tea very small almost large crumbs. Egg benedict was better for breakfast. The sculptors are of many famous people ie Gladstone Cromwell... More 

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