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Address: Albert Square, manchester, Manchester, England

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Walking around my city's centre

Marie and I decided to go to Town, (that Manchester for those not from round here). Whilst walking we went through Albert Square. The town hall was on the right shops to the from... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
George G
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Poynton, United Kingdom
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Poynton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Marie and I decided to go to Town, (that Manchester for those not from round here). Whilst walking we went through Albert Square. The town hall was on the right shops to the from and side. A place well worth the visit, with attractions all around. The town Hall was used as the Houses of Parliament in the Sherlock Holmes... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to this place for many different reasons from going to the Town Hall to Celebrating the New Year. They have a number of events here including the Annual Christmas Markets. There are a number of bars around and near the Square and it is very easy to get to once in Central Manchester.

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Vicosa, MG
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing much to see, but its area is really the heart of manchester and you can see the town hall just on front of it

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful festive German market full of interesting gifts and delicious food stalls from different parts of the world. A very nice shopping trip combined with delicious German sausages and mulled wine.

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great Victorian square but in Manchester's early glory days. Very nicely set out with some statues of the great and good. A wonderful setting for the Town Hall. This is the biggest location for the various Christmas markets, especially good for food and drink.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Nice architecture and very beautiful statues, fountain and trees. We visited it at noon while not so crowded. Very good place to walk and relax.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I loved my time spent in this square. I took some excellent panorama photos. I visited very early in the morning so I do not know how beautiful the place is when it is crowded but I believe the sight is unforgettable.

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Thank Kokica23
Spennymoor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Beautiful architecture, statues, fountain and an ideal place for city gatherings. We came once for the Xmas market and again for the 10km run. Its a perfect mix of history but also serviced by modern pubs and restaurants.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Is Not my favorite place in Manchester but in anycase is Huge Square with The town hall in The back. Right Now They Are Working in that area so Not Easy to Walk

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

I don't often go to this side of town but I love Albert Square, especially at Christmas time when all the stalls from the Christmas Markets are up and it becomes the heart of the city. I don't find it as a busy spot during the rest of the year but it's getting more restaurants around it and it's always... More 

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