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“Fabulous”
Review of Albert Square

Albert Square
Ranked #19 of 177 things to do in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
399 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
“Fabulous”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

Best time to visit this place is for the Christmas Markets (every one calls it the German Market) its not Its A Christmas Market as people come from all over the world to sell their wares in the run up to the Christmas Period.......such a great atmosphere and all walks of life are welcome.........if you get lucky you can even see some of your favourite Corri Celebs.....we have bumped into Anthony Cotton and his Partner last year.fantastic place.....Give it a go...........you will get addicted to it..........

Visited December 2011
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
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271 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
“Christmas Lights switch on!”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

The space is great and the fact that large screens were erected was good. Two tips for the future: organisers - put the screens higher up so that the audience can see all of them, and those who attend - have consideration for others behind you and (a) don't block everyone's view by having people on your shoulders and (b) wear a hood! - putting an umbrella up is rude and inconsiderate of others.

Visited November 2012
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Northwest
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42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Manchester Christmas Markets”
Reviewed November 8, 2012

It's that time of year again when we start to think about visiting the annual Christmas Market in Manchester. Later year (December 2011 ) We were so disappointed - the atmosphere was not good, prices have inflated out of all proportion( Bratwurst thrice the price of the genuine item in Germany)
Drink prices way over the top, £3+ for a Gluewein, I think not !
We won't be going again if the prices dont moderate.
The German stalls were even manned by Polish people- nothing at all against the Poles, but let's be authentic !

Visited December 2011
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Todmorden, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Fine Christmas markets in an impressive square”
Reviewed November 7, 2012

Albert Square is impressive at any time because one side is filled with Manchester's great town hall. When the Christmas markets take up most of the square it looks and is fantastic.

Visited December 2011
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Grand old building”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

A great and historical town hall overlooks this little square, there isnt much else here aside from that other than a few restaurants, so just bring any food/snacks you have bought, take a seat on one of the benches and watch the world go by.

Visited November 2012
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