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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Science Museum
“The Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, is a large museum devoted to the development of science, technology and industry with emphasis on the city's achievements in these fields. Free entry but you may get charged for special events/activities. ”
  • 99 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Trafford Centre, an easy 12mile trip on the motorway, with over 200 stores and reaturants you will be spolit for choice. ”
  • 94 locals recommend
Stadium
“Old Trafford is a football stadium in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, and the home of Manchester United. With a capacity of 74,879, it is the largest club football stadium in the United Kingdom, and the eleventh-largest in Europe. Highly recommended and easily accessible via the metrolink or bus service from Piccadilly Gardens. ”
  • 69 locals recommend
Tanning Salon
“The Northern Quarter is a trendy neighborhood, with vibrant street art, bohemian bars and independent record shops. It’s home to buzzy restaurants and some of the city’s liveliest music venues, which host up-and-coming indie bands and established acts. Cultural attractions include the artists’ studios at Manchester Craft and Design Centre, and rotating exhibits at the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art.”
  • 88 locals recommend
Museum
“The National Football Museum is England’s national museum of football. It is based in the Urbis building in Manchester city centre, and preserves, conserves and displays important collections of football memorabilia. Free entry. Also very close to a number of restaurants, bars, shops and cinema. 10-15 minutes bus ride or approx £5 Uber ride.”
  • 51 locals recommend
University
“Museum that is next door to the University of Manchester. Free entry and hosts a lot of natural history. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Manchester Art Gallery, formerly Manchester City Art Gallery, is a publicly owned art museum on Mosley Street in Manchester city centre. Today its collection occupies three connected buildings, two of which were designed by Sir Charles Barry. Entry free of charge. Short 10-15 minutes bus/ Approx £5 Uber ride away.”
  • 50 locals recommend
Entertainment
“It's the seat of the Manchester city football club and within 10 minutes walking distance from my flat .”
  • 42 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Gorgeous cafe overlooking Whitworth park, lovely Gallery shop and showing interesting exhibitions. Perfect for a rainy day”
  • 50 locals recommend
Museum
“Located in the stunning surroundings of Media City UK. The museum explores the impact of modern conflicts on people and society. It is the first branch of the Imperial War Museum to be located in the north of England. Free entry, which also includes access to a viewing platform, which looks out over Salford Quays. Easier to access via the metrolink, which is approx £5 return.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Entertainment
“The MEN is the worlds busiest arena hosting some of the world's biggest music artists, comedians and other events. Check out the schedule and see if there is anything you fancy.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Library
“For those who set eyes on Deansgate's The John Rylands Library for the first time, 'library' might not be the first word that comes to mind. This masterpiece of Victorian Gothic architecture looks more like a castle or cathedral.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Park
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“A fine Italian house in Disley, Cheshire, on the edge of the Peak District. Used by the BBC in their adaptation of Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice' - this is where Mr Darcy lived. Set in a large park with gardens.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Place to shop
“The Manchester Arndale centre has a retail floorspace of just under 1,400,000 sq ft (130,000 m2) (not including Selfridges and Marks and Spencer department stores to which it is connected via a link bridge), making it Europe's third largest city-centre shopping mall. It is one of the largest shopping centres in the UK, with 41 million visitors annually, ahead of the Trafford Centre, which attracts 35 million.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Very cool multi purpose theatre/arthouse cinema/bar with different exhibitions regularly!”
  • 49 locals recommend
Place to shop
“It has every shop you could think of and a huge food hall if you get a little peckish walking around!”
  • 24 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pizza Place
“Best pizza in manc. You can’t book, so go 45mins before you want to eat and they text you when your table is ready. There are a few nice bars in the courtyard here to wait in”
  • 30 locals recommend
Food Court
“Indoor food hall with amazing food stands and bars. Good if you can’t agree on what to eat”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Situated on the 19th floor of No.1 Spinningfields, 20 Stories is composed of a glamorous restaurant, lively bar and expansive rooftop terrace with unparalleled 360-degree views of the Manchester skyline. From Lunch, Brunch, A La Carte and Afternoon Tea options, there is something for everyone to enjoy high above Manchester. The bar, serves signature cocktails, craft beer and experiments with local ingredients to provide the most unique tastes in the city.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Excellent food, wine, cheese, art and jewellery market where you can buy from local suppliers. Eat lunch, or sip wine and have a browse before grabbing dinner at one of the nearby restaurants.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bar
“New branch of the comedy club, offering food, drinks and regular events including stand-up nights.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“This very stylish Pacific Rim restaurant from Knutsford's Living Ventures group offers a fantastic choice of sushi, sashimi and tempura dishes. The menu combines modern Australian cuisine with Pacific Rim flavours underpinned by European cooking traditions, a blend of Indonesian, Southeast Asian influences and Australia's strong ties with Japan are reflected. Located underneath the Armani store in Spinningfields, you enter via a glass pyramid on Deansgate.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Night Club
“Industrial chic bar/club under the railway arches, with a grill menu, a gin parlour and live music.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“Well-established neighbourhood restaurant serving inventive, globally inspired meat-free cuisine.”
  • 13 locals recommend

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