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Address: Albert Square, manchester, Manchester, England

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nice big Sqaure in from of the Town Hall

nice big Sqaure in from of the Town Hall they have lots of Free events on here and the Christmas markets

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

nice big Sqaure in from of the Town Hall they have lots of Free events on here and the Christmas markets

Thank Ann H
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here for a few minutes, we both enjoyed looking at the statues and the architecture, very nice quiet place only negative was the presence of people Badgering you with flyers

Thank Glenn W
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This really is the jewel of Manchester. It is dominated by the beautiful gothic Town Hall and surrounded by trendy bars and restraunts. The Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain really is a world class monument. No wonder this is the location for the Christmas Markets and Food and Drink Festivals amongst many other things. Whats not to like?

Thank DtheBamboo
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Albert Square is probably the most central of the squares and places in Manchester. Nice view of the Town Hall, surrounded by restaurants and cafes, it is a nice place to sit for a time if the sun is out.

Thank gourmet_ou_gourmand
Lyon, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Albert Square is great for events that see people from Manchester gather around this amazing square, taking part in music concerts, cultural celebrations and festive moments.

Thank Florian B
Swindon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a well designed square surmounted by Prince Albert who views all who pass by. It is pleasant to walk under the trees during the day and it is beautifully lit at night. The best view of the square is from the Mayoral rooms in the City Hall.

Thank James B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The square was pedestrianised a long time ago and is now used for exhibitions and markets. Surrounded by beautiful buildings definitely worth sitting down and drinking in the atmosphere for an hour or so on a sunny day

Thank Loveatingout49
Rhyl, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 17, 2017

Passed through this square lots of times on this and previous visits. This week we finally stopped for a drink at the outside pavement area of the Slug and Lettuce. What a pleasure to watch the world go by in Manchester. Took our Mum back to the hotel for an afternoon nap and we both came straight back out to... More 

Thank MelidenRovers
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 14, 2017

Very interesting Town Hall and Square, the heart of Manchester, always something going on here look out in particular for ther Christmas market

Thank janpat2015
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

This is simoly the best European Christmas market that we have visited and we hope to visit again next year. It has everything that you expect from a Christmas Market in one place. There are other smaller markets across the city but Albert Square and the Town Hall is rightly the focal point.

Thank TheNorthernMonkey1

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