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Vibrant and artistic, Manchester - a major city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, is blessed with a vibe that seems unmatched to any other English city.
When in Manchester, you will forget London for sure, such is the charm of this fascinating city. In fact, it’s an amazing place for all those tourists who want to experience the best of life has to offer.
Here are five top tourist attractions Manchester you must check out for a great holiday:
Manchester Art Gallery
Previously known as the Manchester City Art Gallery, this great venue takes immense pride in being home to 25,000 works of fine as well as decorative art. Established in 1823, this publicly owned art museum spread over three floors offers free admission seven days a week. It houses a civic art collection which comprises works of local as well as international significance.
Formally the Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Mary, St Denys and St George, Manchester Cathedral is the mother church of the Anglican diocese of Manchester, seat of the Bishop of Manchester and the parish church. With its great history spanning centuries, no tourist can afford to miss this magnificent sacred building attracting many from all around the world.
Manchester City Hall
Located on Albert Square, the seat of the city government is also one of the most stunning landmarks. Regarded as one of the best examples of Neo-Gothic architecture in the UK (designed by architect Alfred Water house and inaugurated in 1877), the town hall is one of the most important Grade One listed buildings.
Legoland Discovery Centre
The only LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in the UK will attract you deep inside. Built with over two million Lego bricks, the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre is a great adventure spot for the little ones. Give a kick start to this adventure with the Lego factory, followed by exploring all of well-known buildings in MINILAND and singing karaoke with the LEGO friends.
Manchester Sea Life Centre
Truly an amazing underwater experience, with over 5,000 creatures, such as seahorses, sharks and octopus, there is you can see. Don’t forget to take a trip through underwater tunnel, enjoy the fun talks and fees shows the entire day.
With so much to see and do, it’s no surprise why a large number of tourists book cheap flight tickets to Manchester. It’s time you enjoy your short city break or long holiday in one of the most visited destinations in the UK.
Walk down the main shopping street would surround you by music. Salford is located to the west of the city centre and the Quays, a contemporary, redeveloped area which was once home to heavy industry, has now been transformed into one of the best tourist attractions in the city.