Manchester travel guide

Manchester is located in the North West of England. Birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, Manchester had its golden days in the 18th and 19th centuries. It is now a vibrant and lively city that will delight music and science lovers.

There are so many things to do in Manchester, even when it rains! Whether you like history, street art or music, you will find amazing stuff to do in Manchester!

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Plan your trip to Manchester

How to get there? Manchester is home to the biggest airport in the UK, outside of London. You will find flights to Manchester from anywhere in the world. The second best option to get to Manchester is by train. There are many trains that run between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly Station every day. It only takes a couple of hours!

How to get around? If you are planning on staying in the city, the best way to get around is by taking public transport. If you’d like to go on day trips, you can either book an organised tour or rent a car.

Accommodation in Manchester: There are many places to stay in Manchester. Ideally, you will want to stay in the city centre. You can see the full list of hotels and the latest prices here.

Where is Manchester? Manchester is located in North West England. It’s the third biggest city in the UK.

Currency: Manchester is in the United-Kingdom. The currency in use is the British pound (GBP). If you need to exchange money, I particularly recommend using Transferwise. That’s the best way to save money on currency exchange.

Power plugs: In England, the power plugs and sockets are type G. They are only used in the UK and Ireland so if you are not from these countries you will need to have an adapter.

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