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The city in the north west of England is known worldwide as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution - but over the past few decades it has become a colorful and diverse city with much to discover. In addition to sights and museums, Manchester offers a varied bar and pub scene, so that even in the evening for best entertainment is provided.
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Manchester Cathedral is an Anglican-style cathedral built in 1421-1506 on Victoria Street. The interior of the cathedral is exceptionally artful and impresses with medieval carvings and stained glass windows. The church, built in typical late Gothic style, also has an impressive organ inside. Today, the church serves as a venue for concerts and events. Take your time and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of Manchester Cathedral!
Football history was written in the legendary home ground of the world club Manchester United. English national team matches, European Football and World Championships and the 2003 UEFA Champions League final have already taken place here. The stadium is also a venue for rugby matches and a popular venue for concerts by famous musicians such as Bon Jovi and Beyonce. The Old Trafford Stadium is located near the heart of Manchester and is the second largest stadium in the UK behind Wembley Stadium. Get to know many exciting facts about the history of the stadium on a tour of the site and get an insight into the English football atmosphere.
Manchester is known as the birthplace of the English Industrial Revolution and is still considered the world's leading science city. The Museum of Science and Industry is located in the oldest surviving station in the world: "Liverpool Road". The museum offers visitors an exciting insight into scientific innovations in the natural sciences, the history of technology and industrial history as well as in the history of Manchester. For example, you can explore one of the world's largest collections of functioning steam engines or admire a 4D cinema in the interactive Experiment Centre. The Transportation Gallery features historic aircraft or Empire State Express trucks.
Albert Square is the so-called heart of Manchester. The square is located right in front of the city's architecturally impressive town hall and has many small seating areas that invite you to linger. There are many monuments and statues in Gothic style to admire - such as the Albert Memorial in honor of the late husband of Queen Victoria. In addition, the square is a stage for seasonal events such as the famous Manchester Christmas Market. Stroll across the imposing square after a shopping stroll. The imposing Lincoln Square starts right next to Albert Square.