Manchester Tourism, United Kingdom

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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Facts and Stats for Manchester*

  • Pollution Statistics in Manchester

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

    • Air Pollution 46.77 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 41 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 67.31 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 29.81 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 61.54 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 42.24 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 53.13 (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 58.05 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 55.4 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 29.41 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 47.16 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 56.9 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 57.67 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 69.6 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 73.01 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 35.23 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 34.66 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 64.2 (High)
  • Living in Manchester - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Manchester is 152.19 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 45.86 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 87.01 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 54.52 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 42.05 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 78.94 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 76.92 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.92 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 104.17 (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 0.2 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.6 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 41.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.57 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 83.98 USD

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

Manchester Travel Guides

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Manchester Tours for you

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

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