View the Entertaining Museums in Stunning Manchester

By: Krissy Haze
Manchester is located in the northwest of great britain was granted city status in 1853. A massive city, it boasts a population of 452 000, which makes it the fourteenth most densely populated city in Europe.

The city boasts two major train station, manchester victoria and manchester piccadilly. it is also served by national and local coach & bus services, many of these services leave from the city's chorlton street bus station.

Manchester was the first industrialised city in the world and it was at the heart of the industrial revolution. Indeed, it was the world's textile manufacturing centre and cotton-spinning around this time. because of this, it earned the nickname Cottonopolis during the 19th century due to its many cotton mills.

Because of its impressive network of canals and 19th century cotton mills, Manchester City Centre is now on a tentative list of unesco sites. However, many of these cotton mills have now been tranformed into offices and flats.

Nowadays, manchester has remained truly proud of its industrial history. despite this, its become a busy, modern city that is widely regarded as the capital of the northwest.

There's loads of things to do in Manchester, including plenty of museums & galleries. a handful of of the best sparkle are URBIS, the museum of science and industry & the Whitworth Art Gallery.

The Whitworth gallery boasts a big permanent collection of artwork, which include art by artists such as Picasso, Paul Klee & David Hockney. in addition to this, the gallery also boasts many touring exhibitions.

Manchester is a fabulous location for shop fans, because it boasts a vast range of stores to cater to any budget. From designer shops such as harvey nicholls & dkny, to high-street shops such as makeover, you'll find everything you need in this city.

For more shops, you'll be happy to know that the huge trafford centre is just a short drive or bus ride away. This massive shopping mall has 280 shops & is one of the largest shopping malls in britain.

Manchester is well-known for its nightlife and it attracts many partygoers to its numerous night clubs, pubs and wine bars.

You can enjoy a sophisticated evening in one of Manchester's elite wine bars or even a cosy pint of cider in one of the city's rustic pubs. Later, you'll find a vast range of clubs to go to, so you can stay out all night.

The city is also a fantastic location for fans of live music, as its got many venues. These include the Night and Day and the roadhouse, which often by local and touring bands.

Thanks for perusing our tourist guide to manchester. For more info, go and visit your localised tourist info centre, who'll be pleased to help you.
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