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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 & 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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