Manchester Tourism

Manchester is best known as a sport and University City. Home to some of the world’s most famous sports teams (Manchester United and Manchester City) and two of the UK’s biggest universities, it is also well known for its influence on industry and music so despite its reputation for gloomy weather, it can be a great holiday spot.

Sports Lovers will love the two stadiums and the lovely museums associated with them. Others will certainly enjoy the amazing social and cultural centers all around the city. There are quite a few interesting things to do and see in Manchester if you have the explorer's heart. The Christmas Markets in the City are not to be missed. Each one of you should visit Manchester at least once and experience all that it has to offer considering the best time to visit Manchester.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Manchester

  • Save 7% Manchester City FC Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Etihad Stadium
    Manchester City FC Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Etihad Stadium17 Reviews

    Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins

    Take a behind-the-scenes tour of Etihad stadium, the home stadium of Manchester City Football Club, and learn about the clubs...

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  • Save 7% Christmas in Manchester: Private Experience with a City Host
    Christmas in Manchester: Private Experience with a City HostNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 2 Hrs

    Book a Local Host for a personalised Christmas itinerary in festive Manchester. Ditch the travel guides, decide where to go, ...

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  • Save 4% Heart of the Lakes
    Heart of the LakesNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    If youre short on time in the Lake District then we have got the ideal afternoon scenic tour for you. The tour will focus on ...

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  • Save 4% Six Lakes in a Morning from Windemere
    Six Lakes in a Morning from WindemereNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    If youre short on time in the Lake District then this morning tour is a fantastic way to see a lot in not much time. Not only...

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  • Know the pollution level of Manchester before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 49.31 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 56.67 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 67.74 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 32.26 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 60.48 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 44.12 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 52.59 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Manchester for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Manchester.

    • Burglary and Theft 56.97 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 55 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 51.67 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 32.67 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 46.67 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 55.05 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 56.67 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 69.05 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70.71 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 35 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 57.38 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 34.86 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 64.76 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Manchester is 146.62 (High)

    • Safety Index 45.43 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 86.95 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 56.58 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 41.49 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 68.71 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 77.7 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.1 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 95.68 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Manchester

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.19 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.46 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.01 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.79 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 76.62 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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