Here are the top 12 tourist attractions to see in Manchester:

1. Museum of Science and Industry

4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
1 out of 12
places to visit in Manchester

This museum is set amidst the remnants of the world's oldest passenger railway station. It is a true museum for every member of the family as it has a lot of fascinating things to offer.

2. Castlefield

4.3 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 12
places to visit in Manchester

Located at the South west of the city centre, Castlefield is the first Urban Heritage Park of Great Britain. It has numerous canals and railway viaducts, a fort and the museum.

3. People's History Museum

4.2 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 12
places to visit in Manchester

This amazing museum houses the story of Britain's 200 year March to democracy and expresses all the pain and pathos perfectly. It is housed in a refurnished Edwardian Pumping Station.

4. John Rylands Library

3.8 /5

0 km
from city center
4 out of 12
places to visit in Manchester

John Rylands Library is considered to be one of the oldest gems in the city of Manchester. It is considered to be a masterpiece with Victorian Gothic style of architecture and it is any book lover's dream place.

5. Imperial War Museum North

3.8 /5

4 km
from city center
5 out of 12
places to visit in Manchester

The imperial war memorial of Manchester exhibits the main conflicts of the 20th century with the help of a wide range of displays, regular screenings of short films and other weapons. The aluminium clad building is worth watching.

6. Cloud 23

3.7 /5

1 km
from city center
6 out of 12
places to visit in Manchester

A visit to Manchester is incomplete without visiting the Cloud 23 Bar in the city. Whether you are a drinker or not, this place must be on the top list for your visit to Manchester.

7. Chinatown, Manchester

3.7 /5

9 km
from city center
7 out of 12
places to visit in Manchester

The Chinatown in Manchester is an ethnic enclave situated in the centre of the city and the second largest China town in United Kingdom.

8. Cathedral

3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
8 out of 12
places to visit in Manchester

Formerly known as the Cathedral and Collegiate church of St. Mary, St Denys and St. George, Manchester Cathedral is the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Manchester. It is also the seat of the Bishop of Manchester and the parish church of the city.

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9. Town Hall

3.6 /5

5,118 km
from city center
9 out of 12
places to visit in Manchester

A Victorian, Neo Gothic municipal building, the town hall in Manchester is a really beautiful one and worth visiting. It was designed by architecture Alfred Waterhouse.

10. Canal Street- Gay Village

3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
10 out of 12
places to visit in Manchester

The Canal Street is the centre of the Manchester Gay Village in England. It is a pedestrainesed street that runs along the Rochdale canal and has a number of restaurants and bars.

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11. Old Trafford

3.5 /5

4 km
from city center
11 out of 12
places to visit in Manchester

The city of Manchester has been made more famous because of the Manchester United and Manchester city football clubs. Old Trafford is the home of Manchester United. The stadium also has am attached museum.

12. Manchester Art Gallery

3.4 /5

0 km
from city center
12 out of 12
places to visit in Manchester

This art gallery has a brilliant collection of British art as well as a large number of European masterpieces which attract a lot of tourists every year. It is home to paintings of Francis Bacon, Henry Moore and Stanley Spencer.

FAQs on Manchester

How can I commute within Manchester?

The transport in Manchester in coordinated by TfGm and it sells a number of tickets which are valid for multiple operators. If you are planning to cover a lot of locations in a single day, this is the best option for you. There are tickets for single people as well as a few options for family tickets. Hiring a car from the rental agencies is another mode of commotion in Manchester. Alternatively one can also take a cab as there are various cab ranks across the city. Manchester also has one of the best modern tram networks in the world and they are more economical than any other means of transport. Exploring the city centre can be done on foot.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Manchester?

The top sightseeing places in Manchester are Museum of Science and Industry, Castlefield, People's History Museum, John Rylands Library, Imperial War Museum North, Cloud 23.

What are the top activities in Manchester?

The top activities in Manchester are Manchester United Museum and Stadium Tour, Manchester United FC Premier League Football Match Ticket, Manchester City FC Premier League Football Match Ticket, Liverpool and The Beatles Story Day Trip from Manchester, Peak District National Park, Chatsworth House and Gardens, and Bakewell Day Trip from Manchester, Lake District with Cruise, Grasmere Gingerbread, and Peter Rabbit Day Trip by Train.

What are the top hotels in Manchester?

There are 851 Hotels in Manchester which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Manchester are Rectory Cottage, The Sanctuary, Whitefield, South Central Contractors Townhouse, 2 Bedroom City Centre Living, 504 Wilmslow Road, Cosykot. You can see all the hotels in Manchester here
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