Manchester is situated in the North West area of England. The land shape of the city is in the form of a bowl. The main center of the city is situated on River Irwell. It is one of the largest cities in England and the best place for vacation. The city is known for its cultural heritage and traditional values. The city has an estimated population of 5 lakhs. The city of Manchester is ranked among the third largest city in the United Kingdom. The residents of this city are called as Mancunians or the Mancs. The Manchester civilization dates back to the 79 A.D during the Romanian settlement. I was visiting Manchester for some of my official work and got a chance to know more about the city. There are many lively Manchester Activities which one should never miss while on vacation to Manchester.
The city famous for its rich cultural heritage, social works, sporting activities, architecture, music and also the media links. The sports clubs are well known for the football teams of Premier league – Manchester City team and Manchester United team. Manchester has to its credit the first and foremost railway station of the world and also this is the first place where the scientists have discovered the splitting of the atom. This city also introduced the first program on the computer which could be stored easily. I found that there are many exciting Activities to do in Manchester and I was excited to explore them on my travel itinerary.
John Rylands Library – this is one of the well-known libraries in Manchester. It is situated at the Deansgate and when I personally saw this library I realized that it is one of the prettiest libraries in the world. The reading room is just awesome.
Museums – the city is famous for its museums. There are the world-famous art galleries and also the hotels of Manchester are well known. The Manchester Art Gallery displays some of the well-known artworks created by the famous artists from across the globe. Besides this, you have the Museum of Science and Industry and People’s History Museum.
Shopping – other exciting Activities to do in Manchester is to shop till you drop. The city boasts of having some of the top shopping avenues. The most sought after is the King street; then you have the Deansgate Street and St. Ann’s Square. The Market Street is the place where you can find most of the traditional shopping. You also have the chance to visit the famous Chinatown; also never miss visiting the mall made from just iron and glass the Barton Arcade. There are huge shopping malls like the Manchester Arndale are all the sought after tourist spots in Manchester.
Nightlife – the nightlife of the city is the best Recreational activities in Manchester. Here the nightlife is a pulsating one and after a long day’s work, it is worth to visit one of the discos or bars to relax. You can stroll down the Oxford Road, Canal Street and the Deansgate where you have a huge choice of cafes, pubs discos, and bars for you to relax.
I just loved the way planned my trip to Manchester and I must admit that I did not miss any of the Manchester Activities.