Tours & Tickets
Manchester, located in northwest England, Is the United Kingdom 's second the most populous urban area, with a population of 2 1/2 million. You know that cliche image you conjure up of Manchester and the dreary old north of England? Forget the smoke-filled skies and rowdy fans of football (aka soccer to Yanks). Actually Keep the rowdy footballer image, but replace smokestacks and gray skies with outdoor patio bars along brick-lined canals, up-and-coming indie rock bands playing in hipper-than-thou clubs and an international mix of university students, immigrants, and Brits escaping the anonymity of London to enjoy it all. In one evening, you can dine at a restaurant in Chinatown or go for a curry on Curry Mile, catch a performance at one of Manchester's 22 major concert halls and theaters, and end the night with a drink in the lively Gay Village (the vast LGBT community's main drag welcomes all Mancunians and visitors). Mancunians do love their football, and both Manchester United and Manchester City draw huge crowds. From warehouse hotels to city center hostels, sleeping well (and cheaply ) is easy about Manchester.
Manchester City, Etihad Stadium, Etihad Campus, Manchester M11 3FF, United Kingdom
Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4FP, United Kingdom
The Manchester City Hall on the east side of Albert Square is one of the local landmarks. The imposing Gothic clock tower often becomes the focus for visitors taking photos. Manchester City Hall can be separated into old and new parts. The popular clock tower belongs to the old town hall. There are also white marble statues on both sides of the foyer, belonging to the great scientists born in Manchester: Dalton and Joule.