Manchester city centerManchester is a truly dynamic city that will astonish the tourist accustomed to perceive it as a city to live and work.

The artistic and cultural events have a place in Manchester, in buildings that are an artistic example, as electronic music and encourage new musicians who are part and parcel of the identity of this city, and its two universities and its the local football team? Manchester United?.

Manchester emerged from ancient Roman ruins, from the beginning his people was directed to industry and from the fourteenth century?

When Flemish weavers settled, the city began production and booming trade with the colonies of the New World. The city became the center of the cotton textile industry which was strongly driven by the Industrial Revolution and near the port of Liverpool (which partly explains the rivalry between the two cities).

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During the Second World War, was heavily bombed by German aircraft and begins in the post-war period, the decline of this city, marked by every economic crisis.

A detonation of Irish Independence Army in 1996 destroyed a huge area of shops and offices and the city initiated a bold program of renovation of monuments and buildings.

Air travel to Manchester is perhaps the easiest way to reach the city. Its international airport is located 16km. the center of the city and many international flights stop over to continue their journey to the mainland. Also arriving from the mainland charter flights and low cost as well as large national enterprises.

From the airport amenities are available to reach the city, buses and trains leave every 15 or 30 minutes, there are taxis and rental cars.

If you prefer to travel by train, all major cities in England provide links to the city of Manchester, its train station is Manchester Piccadilly in the center. From London the journey takes place at 2:40 a.m..
The bus journey from London takes an average of more than six hours.

If we choose to travel in our own car must come to England and from where we are converging on one of the highways that go to Manchester. The signaling is optimal.

The local transport system is efficient, rapid and complete, except buses during peak hours, we can move on buses, trains, metro (not traditional but we all know the "MetroLink" made up of trams) and taxis.

As in all large cities of England, accommodation covers all expectations. Large international chain hotels, boutique hotels, hostels, Bed and Breakfast, lodging, cheap hotels, apartments for tourists, lodging in private homes ...

Visiting Manchester must go north of the city to admire to the magnificent cathedral of Roman style built in 1421, is considered one of the most beautiful in England, not far away is the Chestam's Hospital who was the parish house and also visit.

Heading south we find the church of Saint Anne, built in the eighteenth century and the Royal Exchange beautiful exponent of the neoclassical style.

Continuing our way through the streets of the city will find the John Rylands library that has the luxury of owning works incunabula. The Town Hall (Ayuntamiento) is also worthy to be known as neo-Gothic style is amazing and its interior is admirable.

We can not, fail to know the important and colorful Chinatown Manchester constitutes a community is strongly represented and very old in the city.

But most surprising of Manchester is its night life, is known therefore as "Madchester" (mad = crazy) and delirium caused by their football team. When? Manchester United? play international matches, the city is full of tourists.

But this aspect of Manchester, very attractive to many, can not obscure the cultural attractions the city has. The bohemian "Bohemian Northern Quarter", with shops, spectacular or the style of San Francisco, United States, the Gay Village, concentrated in the largest gay community, not only England but also throughout Europe and is also visited by tourists coming to Manchester.

If we were in town we can take moments of peace Peack touring the District, in the region of Derbyshire, a beautiful national park landscapes and wildlife and home to the famous Chatsworth House, but the area also owns a major cultural heritage of small towns that are in the vicinity and that we should know: Bakewell, Charleston.

If we love the city and its hectic life, Manchester offers a hectic nightlife. No Manchester always gives us classical music can hear jazz in Manchester's Northern Quarter, or dancing until the early hours the next day in the Student Quarter. We can go out for drinks and Rusholme's Victorian pubs or the jet set haunt of Manchester (football players, artists ...) in the exclusive area of Quays. The best of music and fashion is the most popular Deansgate, besides being in the Student Quarter is found in the Manchester Gay Village where he also lives until dawn. In the Oxford Road area as well as pubs are small comedy theater.


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