Manchester city

A 21st century destination

When the City Council made the inspired decision to appoint Peter Saville as Manchester’s Creative Director back in 2004, the man famous for his Factory Record designs had this to say: “Manchester has no longer got to compete with Liverpool and Sheffield. It has got to compete with Bilbao, Barcelona, Lille and San Diego.” His notion of Manchester as the "original modern” city has become both its proud mark and a brave call to action, reflecting a city and population with the drive and vision to make Manchester a world class 21st century destination, embracing the pies and kicking out the prejudice.

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Top Highlights in Manchester

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Chinese Arts Centre
Art Gallery
A fascinatin center of Chinese art and culture
Chorlton Ees Nature Reserve - Birch
Meadows, woodland and rough grassland
Chorlton Water Park
Award winning park
City Centre Cruises
A waterborne tour of Manchester
Manchester Aquatics Centre
Health and Beauty
The UK's most complete water sports center
Manchester Art Gallery - Filter (Antony Gormley)
Art Gallery
One of the most impressive collections in Northern England
Manchester Cathedral
A beautiful church just as it was hundreds of years ago
Manchester United Museum & Trophy Room
Share in every timeless victory
Museum of Science and Industry
Family friendly museum of exploration
Officially Manchester's most visited attraction
The Printworks
From a printing press to a boasting entertainment venue
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Noteworthy Guides to Manchester

Chef Mary-Ellen McTague’s Guide to Eating in Manchester
An exciting food trip
Manchester is a really exciting place to be right now. The city has always been vibrant, but the ...
Vegan and Vegetarian in Manchester
For the Herbivorous Eater
Being a vegan or vegetarian in Manchester is actually easier than one would think...but you must ...
Bonnie Yeung’s guide to International Dining in Manchester
From all corners of the earth
Manchester is a that perfect middle ground between city and village; where you can find all the ...
Manchester off the Beaten Trail
24 Hours
Favorites from the producer
Your days can be spent exploring a city of a million stories and your nights will be like ...
Free WiFi in Manchester
On a Budget
Internet in Manchester
Get your daily shot of free wifi, steaming cappuccino, English tea and scones at these spots in ...
Healthy Life in Manchester
Sports & Outdoors
Favorites from the yoga teacher
Manchester is a bright jewel in the north of England. A vibrant city that has brought us The ...
BREAD Art's Guide to Fascinating Manchester
Art & Culture
An arty journey
Manchester offers fantastic opportunities for art lovers. My guide shows you our best art ...
The Best Tea Places in Manchester
A British tradition
We are delighted to give you the best spots in Manchester for a cup of tea. Some of them are tea ...
After Dark in Manchester
After Dark
The best after sunset
Start your evening in my own restaurant TNQ and continue your Manchester trip in one of the great ...
Top 10 Restaurants in Manchester
Top rated restaurants by TripAdvisor
Like everywhere in the UK, people in Manchester love good, and diverse food. This is reflected by ...
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