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Welcome to Manchester

Welcome to Manchester – The new modern city

Manchester is a city in North West England, 260 kilometers northwest of London. Manchester has a population of 514,417 (2013). The old industrial city has developed and is now England’s northern edgy capital. The city is known for a lot of things, it is the home for some of England’s biggest music legends, ionic landmarks, art and culture and two world famous football clubs.
Because you can not talk about Manchester and not mention the two teams of football Manchester United and Manchester City. So take a ticket for a game of one of the two city team.
Information and Facts

Information and Facts

Sightseeing
There is a lot to see in Manchester, in the centrum and in the suburbs.
Urbis is a must - a strikingly modern building housing an exhibition center with permanent focus on modern urban life, here you can take a virtual tour through various cities in the world in a 3D look at any city on the planet. It is located in the Cathedral Gardens.
If you are into art, Manchester has a ionic gallery, The Lowry, which has the world’s largest collection of works by L.S. Lowry. Also Manchester has the People’s History Museum where you can discover Britain’s political history.
If you are a football fan there is the National Football museum and of course you can visit Machester United and Manchester City’s stadium. Especially Manchester United giant old Trafford football stadium is a tourist attraction.
Also there is the Wheel of Machester in Piccadilly Gardens, where you can enjoy a ride on the 60 metre high wheel.
You can also visit the Manchester districts: China Town, Castlefields, Canal Street.


Shopping
There is a lot of shopping opportunities in Manchester. In the centre of Manchester you can find a lot of shopping streets for example: King Street, Cross Street, Deansgate, Bridge Street and Arndale/Market Street.
Also just outside Manchester city centre you can visit the Intu Trafford Centre, which gives you the choice of over 200 stores along three miles of granite and marble boulevards. The Centre is not only for shopping, but like a theme park, with cinema, Sea Life, Legoland, Discovery Centre and more.

Night life
At night Manchester offers a lot of thing. You can visit The Alchemist, a must visit cocktail bar, where the a no limits of cocktail creations.
You can visit Manchester 235 a casino and entertainment complex, where all the things you need to have a good night out all are gathered under the same roof.
You want to bowl, drink and eat you can visit All Star Lines, that also has a little bit of everything.
There is also a lot of pubs in Manchester, you have an enviable selection og real ale pubs across the city.
And also clubs there are many of, here is some of the most popular clubs that is worth visiting in Manchester: The Liars Club, Hula Tiki Lounge, Revolucion De Cuba, Cuba Cafe, Sakura, Black Dog Ballroom, Bijou, Suede, K2 and the Milton Club.


Transport
Manchester has one airport and is the main gateaway into Manchester. Manchester aiport is the busiest airport outside London. And of course in Manchester to travel around the city or to get to the city you have trains, metros and buses.
There are two main train stations, Manchester Piccadilly and Victoria Station.
Travel cards for the metro can be bought for unlimited daily travel on all metrolink tram services.
 

Climate
July is the hottest mont h in manchester with an average temperature of 20,2°C and the coldest is January at 0,8°C. The wettest month is October with an average of 98,8mm of rain. June is the month with less days of rainfall with an average of 9,7mm

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