21 results, sorted alphabetically

Sort
Items per page

Beetham Tower

Attractions

Beetham Tower is one of the most prominent additions to Manchester in recent years. Its fame rests chiefly on its height - the 47-storey tower soars 561ft...

301-303 Deansgate
Major venue

Bridgewater Hall

Music

With such impressive musical accoutrements as a 5,500-pipe organ, and a menu of 300-plus events every year, there's no better place to tune into classical,...

Lower Mosley Street
Major venue

Central Library

Attractions

The Central Library's classical-revival style disguises the fact that it was built only in 1934, since when it has become one of the city's most...

St Peter's Square
Major venue

Exchange Square

Attractions

Another of the new spaces afforded by the bomb, Exchange Square has rows of amphitheatre seating (with decorative metal bars to spoil the fun of more...

Major venue

Hilton

Hotels

There may be a set of swanky apartments above, but for 23 impressive floors, the Beetham Tower belongs to the Hilton, as witnessed by the unmissable...

303 Deansgate
Major venue

Imperial Chinese Archway

Attractions

Manchester is home to one of Europe's largest Chinese communities, and this striking piece of architecture commemorating the fact - a gift to the city from...

Faulkner Street
Major venue

Imperial War Museum North

Museums

Surely Manchester's most striking building of the past decade, the brain-boggling design of the museum is based on star architect Daniel Libeskind's concept...

The Quays
FreeMajor venue

John Rylands Library

Critics' choice
Attractions

Despite giving the impression of near-medieval antiquity, this glorious building is in fact just over a century old, having first opened in 1900. Among its...

150 Deansgate
FreeMajor venue

Lancashire County Cricket Club

Hotels, Museums, Sport, health & fitness

The home of Lancashire County Cricket Club for 150 years, the pavilion at Old Trafford is now looking a little tatty. On the cards is a controversial £70...

Talbot Road
Major venue

Manchester Cathedral

Attractions

A church building of some description has existed on this site since the first millennium, and the present cathedral has adapted to damage inflicted...

Cathedral Yard
FreeMajor venue

Manchester Central Convention Complex

Attractions

This site was the city's third main station (Central Station) in the late 19th century, which closed shortly after the railway line became obsolete in 1969....

Off Lower Mosley Street
Major venue

Manchester City Football Club

Sport, health & fitness

The 48,000-capacity City of Manchester Stadium hosted the 2002 Commonwealth Games before being converted for the city's less glamorous but more endearing...

Sportcity
Major venue

Manchester United Football Club

Sport, health & fitness

The stadium of the world's most famous football team may not be in the most glamorous of locations, but it nevertheless has the Premier League's largest...

Sir Matt Busby Way
Major venue

MEN Arena

Comedy, Music

The City Centre's largest concert venue (aka the Manchester Arena) is a stopping-off point for those commanding a big crowd: typically big pop acts (à la...

Victoria Station
Major venue

National Football Museum

Museums

Although the National Football Museum's move to Manchester (from Preston) has not been without controversy, it seems fitting that Manchester, a city known...

Cathedral Gardens
Major venue
| 1 | 2 |