More than 119 million people visit Manchester each year. Manchester who many believe should be the new capital of the UK is a thriving, diverse, and energetic city that is bursting with character. People visit Manchester from all over the world, making it one of the most popular city breaks in the world.
Famous for being home to Coronation Street, people visit Manchester for many different reasons. Some people visit Manchester for the great hotels, while other people come to the City of Manchester to experience the great restaurants on offer. With so many things to do in Manchester, the city is one of the most exciting places in the UK.
Those who visit Manchester can enjoy a magical shopping experience. The city centre of Manchester is jam packed with lots of great national and independent shops. There are lots of different shops to suit everyone’s needs. As well as enjoying all the shops in Manchester City Centre, those visiting Manchester can also enjoy all the bars, café’s, nightclubs, and museums that Manchester has to offer.
Manchester’s history is known throughout the world. It has a proud history of science, music, arts and sports. One man who helped to put Manchester on the map for music was Anthony Wilson (Tony Wilson) who was a British record label owner, radio and television presenter, nightclub manager, and a journalist for Granada Television and the BBC. Tony Wilson who died on 10 August 2007 was one of the five co-founders of Factory Records which was the home of home of Happy Mondays, Joy Division and New Order. Tony Wilson was also the founder of Haçienda nightclub.
There are lots of things to do in Manchester and great places to visit. We will bring you great articles about Manchester as well as reviews, and what is happening in the area.