Discover the many sides of Manchester
Manchester is a city of many faces. Book a flight to Manchester and visit the Manchester Museum and Old Trafford, home to Manchester United Football Club. With its extraordinary art galleries, historical city centre and vibrant nightlife, it’s unlikely you’ll get bored in this city even for a minute. And what’s more, in less than an hour you’re at the beautiful English coast or in Peak District National Park.
Culture and nature in abundance
Manchester boasts numerous magnificent museums. In the Quays district there’s The Lowry, the city’s arts and cultural centre, with galleries to visit and two in-house theatres where you can see a show. Within a stone’s throw sits the Imperial War Museum. The building, designed by the renowned architect Daniel Libeskind, is worth a visit, if only for the architecture. The interactive Legoland Discovery Centre is great if you have children in tow. Manchester is the ideal destination for weekend holidays, but also the perfect starting point for a longer vacation in England. Treat yourself and book a flight to Manchester now!
From the 'Curry Mile' to Beetham Tower
Constructed from glass and at 165 metres tall, Beetham Tower is the UK’s tallest residential building, making it an ideal vantage point. In good weather, you can even see as far as Liverpool and Blackpool. Manchester caters for foodies too. More than 200 mainly Indian and Pakistani restaurants on ‘Curry Mile' form a jumble of illuminated façades and neon signs. Craving something else? The hip Ancoats district has trendy restaurants galore. And Europe’s largest Chinatown is the place to go for Chinese food.
Flights to Manchester for unique weekend holidays
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Manchester Town Hall, one of the best examples of Victorian Neo-Gothic architecture, is the setting of films like ‘Sherlock Holmes’ and ‘The Iron Lady’, the absolute architectural icon of Manchester and the most favourite building of the Mancunians themselves. A visit to Manchester Town Hall is a journey back to the heyday of the Industrial Revolution.
From a shabby port area to a hip hot spot, Salford Quays is the place to be for a different kind of outing, day or night. Where once bananas, cotton and tea were transhipped, you can now enjoy a visit to a museum, a decadent dinner, an evening of theatre or a romantic night in a luxury hotel.
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