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City River Tour
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City River Tour

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Swap the hustle and bustle of central Manchester for a more peaceful sightseeing option—a scenic river cruise on a dutch sightseeing vessel. It’s a great way to see multiple top landmarks without being stuck in the middle of crowds. Glide past Manchester Ship Canal, and access great views of Media City, Old Trafford, the Imperial War Museum, and more.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$12.87
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$12.87
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Snowdonia, North Wales and Chester Small-Group Day Tour from Manchester
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Snowdonia, North Wales and Chester Small-Group Day Tour from Manchester

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King Edward built a castle in Conwy, King Arthur slayed a giant in Snowdonia, and the Romans laid the foundations for the town of Chester: this part of the world is packed full of myths and marvels. And on this tour, your guide takes you on a journey through the best of the must-see sights. You explore Conwy where a castle watches over a bustling harbour town. You visit Betws-Y-Coed, a quaint village nestling amongst the stunning mountains of Snowdonia. And you explore Chester, a town that’s blessed with one of the most brilliant cathedrals in all of England. It’s a day tour that’s perfect for anyone who enjoys a mixture of castles, beautiful landscapes, and curious towns.
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  • 10 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$58.52
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$58.52
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Full-Day North Wales Sightseeing Adventure from Manchester
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Full-Day North Wales Sightseeing Adventure from Manchester

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Sightseeing Tours the way they should be. Fully narrated and escorted by driver guides who love their jobs almost as much as you will love your day with them. Navigating exciting hidden roads and routes into the superb landscape, we will show you sights that most tourists will never get to see. Fun and laughter all the way, all day.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$68.27
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$68.27
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The Manchester City Stadium Tour

The Manchester City Stadium Tour

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Go behind the scenes at Etihad Stadium, the home of Manchester City Football Club, on this guided tour. With an avid Man City fan as your guide, hear all about the football (soccer) club’s history as you visit the manager’s dug-out, the press conference room, the changing rooms and other sites that are off limits to the public during matches. Immerse yourself in the City story during a thrilling audio-visual show.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.83
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$34.83

Manchester Afternoon Walking Tour

Manchester Afternoon Walking Tour

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This is an excellent choice for travelers with limited time. Go on a whistle-stop walking tour of Manchester’s main attractions such as Piccadilly Gardens, Chinatown, Vimto Sculpture, St. Peter’s Square, Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester Cathedral, and much more. Exploring the city with a guide means you won’t have to worry about getting lost, and you’ll hear entertaining stories along the way.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.78
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$22.78

Manchester One Day Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized & Private

Manchester One Day Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized & Private

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Discover Manchester with a private guide, and enjoy a tour that’s tailor-made to you. Pick your own departure time, meeting point, and duration, then build an itinerary with a Mancunian guide whose interests match your own. Admission tickets to Manchester attractions are at your own expense, but these can be arranged in advance via your guide.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$178.34
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$178.34
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Rock & Goal Manchester Walking Tour

Rock & Goal Manchester Walking Tour

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Join Joe on the #1 Google walking tour of Manchester. Wander through the streets and learn some of the hidden gems and secrets of Manchester! On your tour you will see some sets of BBC and Netflix series. You will also see where Hollywood movies were filmed and see that the architecture, staircases and pavements of the streets look like New York. You’ll also experience the incredible street art of the Northern Quarter and find plenty of Instagram photo opportunities! You’ll learn how one Manchester resident was instrumental in ending the 2nd world war. You’ll also see how Manchester had a huge role in leading the way to ending slavery. You’ll see how Manchester gave the world many firsts including the handheld ice cream, women voting rights, vegetarianism and policemen! You will also see the meeting place which gave the world the Premier League! Learn what famous singers did before they made it! And see how and why Manchester has more music than any other city in Britain!
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$13.92
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$13.92

MANCHESTER: Lake District Adventure - Sightseeing Day Trip Tour
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MANCHESTER: Lake District Adventure - Sightseeing Day Trip Tour

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Sightseeing Tours the way they should be. Fully narrated and escorted by driver guides who love their jobs almost as much as you will love your day with them. Our Lake District tour will take you to places not normally visited by the casual tourist, showing you the true essence of why this part of the country is so spectacular.. Fun and laughter all the way, all day.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$68.27
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$68.27
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Hard Rock Cafe Manchester Including Meal

Hard Rock Cafe Manchester Including Meal

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Treat your taste buds to a trip to the much-loved Hard Rock Cafe in Manchester’s iconic Printworks. Classic American cooking and an unrivalled collection of music memorabilia await you at the Hard Rock Cafe Manchester. Choose from a 2- or 3-course menu and tuck into tasty dishes such as the classic cheeseburger, ribs and barbecue chicken. Both options come with a dessert and a drink of your choice (soda, tea or coffee).
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.81
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$26.81
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The Alternative Manchester Walking Tour

The Alternative Manchester Walking Tour

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This new tour by 'Free Manchester Walking Tours' is a walking tour of Manchester's bohemian Northern Quarter neighbourhood, always led by a guide actively working in creative industries. Our story of the Northern Quarter will include the legends of our poets, musicians, protestors and radical book shop owners. There will be plenty of photo opportunities, as we show you the Northern Quarter's street art, public art, and Hollywood film locations. Plus, our local guides will be able to offer tips for food, live music, parties and good coffee. The content and starting time of this tour can be altered to suit you - please contact me in advance!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$15.33
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$15.33

Private Manchester Ghost Tour: Haunted City Center Exploration Game

Private Manchester Ghost Tour: Haunted City Center Exploration Game

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Embark on a quest around Manchester by solving clues that will take you to the most haunted places in the city, all with the help of your smartphone. Unlock new stories as you discover on your own Manchester Cathedral, Palace Theatre, Albert Square, and more. + Discover the most haunted streets, villas, and squares in the city + Find out the horror stories of the people who used to live there + Solve clues on your phone while you visit the haunted Manchester + Try a new type of experience: a mix between a self-guided tour, an outdoor escape game, and a treasure hunt where you solve clues on your phone Each clue will lead you from one place to another, giving you exact directions, so you won’t need a map, a GPS, or a guide. When you solve it and guess the answer, the secret story of that place is unlocked. Start and stop whenever you want. Along the way, you’ll find horror stories that will give you the chills. Dare you go on this tour?
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$5.94
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$5.94
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Manchester's Music Scene

Manchester's Music Scene

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Manchester is considered England’s music capital, but exploring independently means missing its hidden musical heritage. On this tour, follow in the footsteps of famous Manchester bands like the Buzzcocks, Joy Division, and The Smiths with your guide. Discover iconic locations including the Free Trade Hall, Oldham Street, and Piccadilly Records, stop for refreshments in historic pubs and live music venues, and find out what puts Manchester on Britain’s music map.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$139.33
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Uppermill Ghost Walk

Uppermill Ghost Walk

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This is a state of the art new way to enjoy horror stories. Once you buy a ticket for the ghost tour of Uppermill go on your mobile phone and log in for free. Activate your code and take a look at the map, you are the blue dot in the middle and the location of stories are marked with map pointers. Once activated you have 48 hours to listen to the stories.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$8.35
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$8.35
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Manchester Music Gods Guide

Manchester Music Gods Guide

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If you want to know where all the cool stuff to look at in Manchester and Salford is, no fuss, easy, then this App is made for you. Travel isn't about A to B its all the colourful bits in between, the nooks and crannies, the secrets, the drunk outside Wetherspoons. This limited guide puts you in the driving seat, you open our map and see what you want to see ultra easy and with a 48 hour window an absolute bargain. If you want an easy, stress free, meander through Manchester with our map to guide and look too whenever, then you my friend are a true traveler. “Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.” John Lennon.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$8.28
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The best of Manchester walking tour

The best of Manchester walking tour

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Manchester is known by many as one of the most famous football cities in the world. However, the city has many valuable attractions, as well as many secrets and interesting facts. Did you know that professors at the University of Manchester created the first computer to store program and memory? The city has a library, which is the oldest public library in the English-speaking world, and is still open today. You will find interesting facts about the first inter-city passenger railway station and The Bridgewater Canal. Did you know that Manchester is the birthplace of Vegetarianism? When did the vegetarian movement start and why? A local charismatic guide will reveal the secrets and interesting facts about Manchester.
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  • 2 hours
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$549.14
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48 Hours in Manchester Self Guide
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48 Hours in Manchester Self Guide

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If you want to know where all the cool stuff to look at in Manchester is, no fuss, easy, then this App is made for you. Travel isn't A to B it's all the colourful bits in between, the nooks and crannies, the secrets, the drunk outside the George & Dragon. This limited guide puts you in the driving seat, you open our map and see what you want to see ultra easy and with a 48 hour window an absolute bargain. Industry - Cottonopolis, mills, slaves, southern states of America - We have it all! Factory record, The Smiths, Oasis, Rob Dylan, Joy Division the Sex Pistols - Cool MCR. Murders and Body snatchers - Dark history History, Rolls Royce, a pub in a toilet - This guide has everything Alleyways that lead to magical views Oh, and class! If you want an easy, stress free, meander through the city with our map to guide and look too whenever, then you my friend are a true traveler. “Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.” John Lennon.
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  • 10 minutes to 1 hour
  • Taking safety measures
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$13.92
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Christmas In Manchester: Private Experience With A City Host

Christmas In Manchester: Private Experience With A City Host

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Opt for a personalized experience of Manchester on a private tour of the city at Christmas time. With a local guide, you’ll create a tailored sightseeing itinerary that takes into account your preferences: choose to focus on Manchester’s fashion, art, food, or architecture, and soak up the city’s festive spirit at a Christmas market.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$139.33
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$139.33
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Private Tour: Yorkshire Dales from Manchester in 16 Seater Minibus

Private Tour: Yorkshire Dales from Manchester in 16 Seater Minibus

This tour gives you a day in the Yorkshire Dales from Manchester. It’s an ideal way to see the amazing landscape associated with this stunning part of Yorkshire and the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$750.24
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Manchester Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

Manchester Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

One way to travel like a local is to travel alongside a local. This private custom tour makes it happen—with a Manchester local passionate about their city. Share your travel wish-list by phone or app, and enjoy a walking tour tailored to you. Let them point out sights, restaurants, and hidden gems; uncover local life, and leave not only with the inside scoop on Manchester but a new-found friend.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.61
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Private Manchester Tour with a Local, Highlights & Hidden Gems, Personalised

Private Manchester Tour with a Local, Highlights & Hidden Gems, Personalised

So you’ve got a full day to explore Manchester? Whether you’re a football fan, keen on getting to know the city that Manchester United call home or you’re just looking to indulge in some northern culture - join one of our hosts who can’t wait to share with you what makes their city so special! Stop for a pub lunch and yes, even a local pint or two, do some street food feasting at a market or visit the Curry Mile; it’s all up to you, we’re just here to make it happen. Our handpicked hosts are culinary connoisseurs and history buffs, bakers and bankers, students and seniors. Like the people who travel with us, they have different backgrounds and interests – but they’re all so passionate about the place they call home, they choose to spend their free time sharing it with the like-minded travelers matched to them. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 2 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.66
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1-Hour Sightseeing Flight around Manchester

1-Hour Sightseeing Flight around Manchester

Go on an unforgettable adventure and discover the beauty of Manchester and the surrounding area in the most unique way...from a private micro plane! You’ll see stunning views of the city, Etihad stadium...and many more sights for you to discover with a local pilot! Your pilot is key to this adventure. They are sharing the flights' direct cost, not making a profit. They just love to fly and want you to understand their passion for aviation. So be sure to meet your pilot directly at Manchester City airport. ++Confirm weather conditions with your pilot before++ --> Access a local airfield --> Discuss the flight route together with your pilot --> Pre-flight check --> Up you go, enjoy the view from a whole new perspective! The flight can depart between 9-17h, depending on the availability of the pilot, aircraft, and weather. Please let us know your flexible hours/days upon booking, and make sure that you've been in touch with us beforehand!
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  • 1 hour
  • Taking safety measures
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$115.93
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$115.93
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Magic Christmas Tour in Manchester

Magic Christmas Tour in Manchester

The exclusive tour only in the Christmas period! This special time brings magic Manchester city. Together with the professional local guide, you will visit Manchester Christmas market the, original, biggest and the best Christmas market in the country. Some 300 beautifully crafted stalls offer mouth-watering international food, drinks and finely crafted Yuletide gifts in the heart of the buzzing city centre. You will feel spellbound with the charming atmosphere in the streets which you can feel only this time of the year! What is the story of the Christmas tree? Who was the first to decorate it in the world? What magical things can happen during the Christmas period? Have you heard about Christmas spells? You will hear miraculous Christmas legends about Manchester city. You will visit the old-fashioned Christmas Market in the city. What makes it so popular? What local products is must taste at Christmas? Fill your heart with the joy and experience magic of Manchester city.
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  • 2 hours
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$730.96
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Private Tour: Lake District from Manchester in 16 Seater
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Private Tour: Lake District from Manchester in 16 Seater

This private tour gives you an incredible day in the Lake District National Park, from Manchester. It’s an ideal way to see amazing landscape associated with this stunning National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit beauty spots such as Tarn Hows, enjoy lunch in a quaint medieval town and visit Coniston famed for Donald Campbell's Bluebird. This private tour is the perfect way to experience and explore everything the Lake District has to offer. Travel from Manchester with your own personal driver guide in comfort and style. Mountain Goat's drivers are all incredibly knowledgeable about our beautiful national park and will be on hand to answer any questions and help you get the most out of your trip. As it is a private trip customers can also request additions and changes to the itinerary and we'll do our best to include them.
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  • 9 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$780.24
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Manchester Private Walking Tour

Manchester Private Walking Tour

Manchester is famous for being one of the world capitals of football (soccer), but there is much more to see here. The seventh most populated city in England, it’s also considered a modern hub, but it was once also one of the most important textile centers of the planet. This is where the first computer to store programs and to have memory was created, and it boasts the oldest public library of the English language in the world. So, come and join us to get to know it’s many secrets and interesting facts!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$233.59
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