5 Things to Do in Manchester

5 Things to Do in Manchester, Manchester, England (B)

The UK has many places to visit outside of London. We have already visited Cornwall on Ciao Felicia and in this post we look at another destination that is worth visiting outside of the country’s capital: the city of Manchester.

The UK has a rich history that dates back many centuries. The Tudor period of British history is one of the most interesting and Bramall Hall dates back to the 14th century. Visitors can learn what it was like to live during the Tudor Age both as the ruling class and the servant class. The hall has a visitor center as well as offering tour guides.

The north of England is not where you would expect to find the third largest Chinatown in Europe. Enter the area via Faulkner Street to see a beautiful oriental archway. There are a wide range of Chinese restaurants that can be tried as well as shops that specialize in Asian wares.

If you are a bookworm be sure to visit the John Rylands Library. Creative Tourist writes that the library has a collection of historically significant books including an original Gutenberg Bible. The library is linked to Manchester University and is the perfect place to learn about the city’s literary heritage. It also has a café, making it an ideal spot to get some peace and quiet away from the bustling city. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 5 Things to Do in Manchester
Guide Location: England » Manchester
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Felicia Broccolo
Read it on Author's Website: http://ciaofelicia.com/2017/08/21/5-things-to-do-in-manchester/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Bramall Hall
  • Chinatown
  • John Rylands Library
  • Manchester University
  • Museum of Science and Industry
  • Warehouse Project
  • Manchester Airport
  • Manchester Piccadilly

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