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Address: Albert Square, manchester, Manchester, England

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Pity about all the roadworks

This lovely square with the magnificent Victorian Town Hall is the perfect starting off point for a visit to Manchester. Surrounded by the eating and drinking area of the city and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Geoff M
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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Province of Alicante, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Manchester is great for historical buildings especially the Town Hall with all its old features and there are plenty of good restaurants and bars in this locality

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Thank retiredsunshine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In front of the town hall is this square. It's a nice enough place when events are held on it - the Christmas market, the Jazz festival etc. But absent those it's a place really just to sit on one of the benches or steps and watch the world go by. You'll visit here mainly on your way to something... More 

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Thank Simon W
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice looking square which is dominated by the town hall with a range of drinking/eating options. Unless you plan to visit the town hall there isn't a lot to see - fortunately it was a sunny day so we sat outside a pub and watched the world go by. As a meeting point it is great - not sure that... More 

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Thank GH24
Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This lovely square with the magnificent Victorian Town Hall is the perfect starting off point for a visit to Manchester. Surrounded by the eating and drinking area of the city and close to shops and other amenities it is ideal. Unfortunately at the moment it is surrounded by roadworks which is off-putting, so if you intend to visit leave for... More 

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Thank Geoff M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is just opposite my office so I've been loads of times. its my go too lunch spot on sunny summer days

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Heywood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great Christmas Markets for food and presents. The best time to go is during the day on a weekend because it is quiet and it is easier to get to the stalls to see the products. However if you like it busy then the weekends and evenings is the best times to go.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a shame as like most of the city it is under construction so a lot of scaffold and fencing, it is a bit of a shame right in the middle of tourist months, however of what I could see it looked nice

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Thank Julie B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great that it is so close to shops and restaurants, plus tram stops. Good for eg Jazz in the festival and the town hall is worth a look too.

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Thank Travelling G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Relatively new venue, a beautifully renovated Methodist meeting hall, very close to Deansgate in the centre of town. We saw Belle & Sebastian play and the acoustics were crystal clear despite the miscellany of instruments. Superb views from the balcony if you arrive early. Acceptable bar prices, e.g. glass of wine for £4 or so. Additional bar at ground level... More 

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Poynton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

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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