Posted: 12 Apr 2019, 19:06 by TotalsAdmin20, Updated: 16 Mar 2021, 12:12
Manchester is a thriving city in the north of England in the United Kingdom. it has a rich history in sport, music and innovation. The city is symbolised by the worker bee which can be spotted throughout the city, it represents Manchester’s hard-working people. The city is filled with interesting sights, here are our recommended top five sights to visit when in the vibrant city of Manchester.
Museum of Science and Industry
Housed in the world’s first railway station(the former ‘Manchester Liverpool Road Station’), the museum displays the influence that Manchester has had on the world of Science and Industry. The museum has a big emphasis on transport, with cars, trains and warplanes such as the Spitfire and Hawker Hunter on display. It also gives you the history of the city in computing and communication. It is a must visit in the city to see how the people of the great English city have influenced the world. Entry to the museum is free.
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A 15th-century Gothic gem is Manchester Cathedral. The cathedral has always been a big part of the city's religious scene, it was heavily damaged during World War Two and most of the cathedral that stands today is a rebuild from 20 years after the war. It's 145ft bell tower stands proud in the city of Manchester’s skyline. A focal point of the cathedral is its stained glass windows. You can visit the cathedral daily, entry is free but a donation is welcomed.
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Old Trafford Football Ground
One of the main attractions of Manchester that brings in a large slice of the city’s tourism revenue is Old Trafford Football Ground, which is the home of one of the city’s two football teams, the world-renowned Manchester United Football Club. The football ground is situated on the edge of the city, it is the biggest football ground in the whole of the UK with a capacity of around 75,000. The ground, which is nicknamed ‘The Theatre of Dreams’ has over 100 years of history. You can explore that history on a tour. Tours are reasonably priced at £18, they last around an hour and access most parts of the famous football ground.
More info: https://totalsights.com/sights/old-trafford-football-ground
An interesting place in the city that displays works of archaeology, anthropology and natural history is the Manchester Museum. The museum is owned by the local University and is housed in an impressive Neo-Gothic building in the city centre. Its displays are interesting and educational. Entry to the museum is free to all.
More info: https://totalsights.com/sights/manchester-museum
National Football Museum
A must visit for any sports lover who has an interest in Football. As the National Museum of Football in England, the museum has an extensive collection of items and memorabilia from the world of football. Covering many historical events in the sport the museum is highly educational. The museum covers all aspects of football, from what happened on the pitch to what happens in the stands and in the boardroom. The museum is free to visit.
More info: https://totalsights.com/sights/national-football-museum