Visit Manchester - Best of Manchester

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.

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

  • Save 6% Private Arrival or Departure Transfer: Manchester MAN Airport
    Private Arrival or Departure Transfer: Manchester MAN Airport New on TripHobo

    Duration: 45 Mins

    Use a door to door transfer, a comfortable and hassle free service that will allow you to enjoy your journey from the moment ...

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  • Save 7% Frog and Bucket Comedy Club in Manchester Admission Ticket
    Frog and Bucket Comedy Club in Manchester Admission Ticket New on TripHobo

    Duration: 2 Hrs 30 Mins

    Enjoy a 2,5hour comedy night with this Admission Ticket. This is the most unpredictable comedy night in the north. The show w...

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  • Ullswater and Inspired Landscapes
    Ullswater and Inspired Landscapes New on TripHobo

    Duration: 7 Hrs

    Travel through the tranquil lands and inspiring scenery of the remote Eastern Lakes on this one day tour. The tour focuses ar...

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  • Six Lakes in a Morning
    Six Lakes in a Morning New 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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Facts and Stats for Manchester*

  • Pollution Statistics in Manchester

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

    • Air Pollution 47.73 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 40.74 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 68.75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 30.36 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 60.71 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 41.94 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 52.88 (Moderate)
  • Manchester: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Manchester for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Manchester.

    • Burglary and Theft 53.5 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 51.49 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 48.02 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 34.79 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 43.32 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 51.75 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 53.71 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 65.1 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 73.76 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 39.11 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 55.45 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 33.17 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 60.4 (High)
  • Living in Manchester - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Manchester is 155.13 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 48.9 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 87 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 55.04 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 41.55 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 71.16 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 77.38 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.52 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 104.59 (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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Manchester

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.18 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.84 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.78 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 79.87 USD

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

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