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Manchester, the typical English town

Gritty but glamorous, Manchester has a re-emerging bar and club scene, a well-documented musical heritage and a happy clash of Victorian and 21st-century architecture.

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During the industrial revolution, Manchester developed an important textile industry: you can still see numerous old cotton factories outside the town centre. The magnificent carved stalls inside the gothic cathedral of Manchester are worth a detour.

Admire the most important public edifice in England from the Victorian period: the City Hall in neo-gothic style, situated on Albert Square. You will also be amazed by the extraordinary skyscrapers from the 1960’s and 1970’s. Manchester offers a lot of fascinating museums and art galleries. The Manchester Art Gallery invites you to discover an interesting collection of artworks from European artists and the largest Pre-Raphaelite collection of the United-Kingdom.

Don’t miss the world-famous gay village with its lively pubs and its gay supermarket, the first one opened in the United-Kingdom.

Train Station(s)

Trains are a convenient way of reaching many towns and cities throughout Europe. The majority of cities in Europe have a minimum of one train station, while larger, more populated cities have two or more stations. Train stations, in general, are located in the heart of the city. Review the map below to get an idea of where the train station(s) in Manchester can be found.

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The best rail pass for me Hi, I'll be flying from Manchester to Rome on 3-November-2016. Then, my plan is to go to Naples, Florence, Pisa, Venice, Paris and London. Is there any rail pass that suits my travel plan? Thanks! (...)

Damia D. | 2016/10/24 answered | 0 Comments
We are planning a trip to england Based at London, UK, we intend to travel to Scotland, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Manchester and then one week in Spain probably in the middle of June 2016 and would like to see Barcelona, Madrid and Ibiza. Please guide us on Railpasses and the (...)

Rajni J. | 2016/03/09 answered | 0 Comments
Luggage storage in train I've purchased 2 1st class tickets, Paris to London and London to Manchester. I was wondering where do i store my luggage in the train? will it be safe? Thank you.

MUHAMMAD I. | 2016/02/15 answered | 0 Comments
Most convenient route to travel Hi, I will like to visit Barcelona, Madrid (optional), Rome, Florence, Venice, Milan, Paris, Manchester and London. Are you able to advise the most convenient route? eg: Spain -> France -> Italy -> UK OR Spain -> Italy -> Spain -> (...)

Ivy B. | 2016/02/11 answered | 0 Comments
Suitable rail pass I am planning to travel from Interlaken to Paris to Madrid (and around Spain) then finally to London and Manchester, all in 15 days. Which rail pass would be most suitable? Thank you.

Aishah Y. | 2016/02/06 answered | 2 Comments

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