Manchester is a dynamic and vibrant city at the heart of a vibrant and diverse region. It has all the style, flair and world-class facilities you would expect from a major European destination, with all the warmth of a local city where people are at its very heart. Take the opportunity to try everything on offer in this fascinating city, including the abundance of fine shops, theatres, festivals restaurants, bars, educational facilities, and to experience the richly diverse communities for which this marvellously different city is famed.
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Top-end fine dining, adventurous independents and a great range of ethnic cuisine means you’ll never go hungry here.
High street chains, one-off independents and quirky specialists – they’re all waiting for the shopaholic.
Arts & culture
The local arts scene continues to flourish in a city which has played host to the greats, ancient and modern.
Manchester is famous worldwide for many things, but mention the city’s name anywhere around the globe and it won’t be long before one topic comes up – sport!
When night falls in Manchester, TV stars, footballers and their WAGs – and us lesser mortals – all come out to play.
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Places to stay
Whether you want to stay here in style, luxury, comfort or just cheaply, you’ll be spoilt for choice!
Whatever the time of year, and whatever the weather, there’s always plenty to do in the city of Manchester.
Reasons to visit
There are loads of things to do in this city – but make sure you don’t miss these.
You can pack a lot into a couple of days – try this itinerary to make the most of it.
There’s a huge amount to do and see in Manchester – but it’s also a great base for striking out further afield.