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Manchester’s got everything except a beach.

Manchester, the second most populated urban area in the UK is home of some of Britain’s best music legends, historic landmarks, booming arts, culture scene, and world-famous sports facilities.

There’s a lot of things to do around the city and it’s about time we take you on a tour around Manchester!

Get a Tram Travelcard from £5

The all day Metrolink travelcard lets you visit the city on the tram system around the airport, Manchester city centre, Bury, Oldham and Rochdale.

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Visit the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Manchester

The Manchester Cathedral dates back to 1215!

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Photo by Diker 45 via Instagram

Levenshulme Market

Over 50 shops sell vintage clothes, crafts, plants and gifts. Plus, you’ll find free live music and great street food. It runs every Saturday from March to December.

Photo by emilygracejulie via Instagram
Photo by emilygracejulie via Instagram

Explore Manchester’s underworld

Take a tour around Manchester’s underground tunnels and hear ghost stories and hauntings.

Photo by JonathanSchofield via Twitter
Photo by JonathanSchofield via Twitter

Venture to Chinatown… at 3am!

Sure, you can go any time of the day but if you want to have the true Mancunian Chinatown experience, listen to us. But if you do go during the day, you’ll also find Chinese medicine shops, casinos and a ton of Oriental supermarkets.

Photo by Aik_ink_art via Instagram
Photo by Aik_ink_art via Instagram

Or head over to Curry Mile

Wilmslow Road in Rusholme is the capital of spicy cuisine and saris in Manchester. It’s a great place to have shisha and curry.

Photo by Rajghai via Instagram
Photo by Rajghai via Instagram

Have a drink + listen to live music in the Northern Quarter

Some of our favourites are The Blackdog Ballroom, Band on the wall, The Castle hotel, Night and day and Matt Phred’s.

Photo by Bandonthewall via Instagram
Photo by Bandonthewall via Instagram

Stimulate your brain

Visit the elegant Central library, the City Art Gallery, Whitworth Art Gallery and Cornerhouse arts centre or any of the theatres in the city.

Photo by Michael D Beckwith via Flickr
Photo by Michael D Beckwith via Flickr

Grab a bite in Spinningfields

Pop-up bars, restaurants and high-end fashion shops.

Photo by Manchestersoul via Instagram
Photo by Manchestersoul via Instagram

Affleck’s Palace

Indie-hipster-alternative stores galore! Vintage clothes, tattoo and body piercing parlours, skate shops and great people.

Photo by Afflecks2009 via Flickr
Photo by Afflecks2009 via Flickr

Travel back in time in Castlefield

Originally known as Mancunium, a fort in the Roman Britannia. It also represents the Industrial revolution in the UK. It also houses some of the best independent bars and pubs in Manchester!
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Take a guided tour through the main rooms of the Town Hall

Neo-gothic architecture and amazing views of Manchester! Don’t forget to go up the Clock tower!

Photo by Juliux
Photo by Juliux

Manchester United’s Old Trafford Stadium

This is a delicate place to recommend, especially if you root for another team. Regardless, we recommend to take the Museum & Stadium tour to learn all about 130 years of history!

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Photo by Smemon via Flickr

Platt Fields Park

Great for jogging, biking, picnics, tennis, barbecues, skateboarding, or to just go for a stroll.

Photo by Midiariodeviajes via Instagram
Photo by Midiariodeviajes via Instagram

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