City Centre Shopping (Self Guided), Manchester

If you love to shop, then Manchester city center is right up your street with stores, shops, boutiques and shopping malls, and a range of prices to suit most people. Market Street is a mainstream shopping temple and the city's busiest shopping thoroughfare. Many popular and well-known high street brands can be found here. The road also attracts a number of street performers, including musicians and artists.

For upmarket shopping, go to King Street. This classy part of the city houses such swish brands as Hermès, Whistles, Hugo Boss, Diesel, Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein jeans. One place you definitely shouldn't miss during your shopping trip is Manchester Arndale, the largest inner-city shopping center in the United Kingdom. This large retail center is home to around 240 shops and major department stores, and among the familiar high street names are Boots, Argos, Monsoon and value store Poundland. You can buy just about everything under the sun here, including ladies fashions, electronic goods, jewelry, accessories, toys, furniture and sporting equipment.

If you need to refuel during your Arndale shopping expedition, there is a food court featuring a number of fast-food and casual dining restaurants. There is seating for approximately 800 hungry diners.
NB: The Triangle closed in 2014
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City Centre Shopping Map

Guide Name: City Centre Shopping
Guide Location: England » Manchester
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 2.4 Km or 1.5 Miles
Author: Linda

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