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Flying to Manchester

Known as the capital of the north

Continental climate

13 degrees

1 hour and 15 minutes

When you say Manchester, the first thing that comes to mind are the world-famous football clubs Manchester United and Manchester City. But Manchester is much more than football alone, the cultural and historical options will surprise you. There are numerous museums and art galleries to visit. With a population of around 2.6 million people, Manchester is big city widely known for its architecture, culture, music scene and university, as well as for the scientific and technical contributions of its businesses and institutions. After London and Edinburgh, Manchester is the most visited city by tourists in the United Kingdom.

Places to visit in Manchester

Manchester has a surprisingly large number of well-known, beautiful historical buildings, such as the 600-year-old Manchester Cathedral, the neo-Gothic John Rylands Library, the Town Hall or Beetham Tower (the tallest building in Manchester). On top of its many historical sights, Manchester is a thriving hub with modern office buildings, shopping districts and trendy nightlife. Albert Square is Manchester's main square. Here you'll find one of the city's most impressive buildings, Manchester Town Hall. It not only serves as the municipal centre, it is one of Manchester's main tourist attractions. It's a relatively modern cathedral from the outside and definitely worth a look.

Discover Manchester

If you've had enough of the hustle and bustle of the city, find time to wind down in Heaton Park. At 2.5 km², the park is the largest in Manchester. Heaton Hall sits in the middle of the park. This 18th-century building was fully restored in recent years and you will come across a beautiful collection of furniture and musical instruments. Heaton Hall park is also a great place to relax thanks to its variety of playgrounds, cafés, tennis courts and boats for hire. Manchester has a surprisingly large number of well-known, beautiful historical buildings, such as the 600-year-old Manchester Cathedral, the neo-Gothic John Rylands Library, the Town Hall or Beetham Tower (the tallest building in Manchester). On top of its many historical sights, Manchester is a thriving hub with modern office buildings, shopping districts and trendy nightlife.

Practical information for your trip to Manchester

  • In Manchester it is one hour earlier than in Eindhoven

  • To pay in Manchester, use the pound

  • It's safe to drink the tap water in Manchester

  • You need a travel adapter when travelling to Manchester

  • You can take the bus, tram or train in Manchester. But unlike London, it doesn't have an underground. Buses are the most commonly used public transport

Pictures of Manchester

Cathedral in Manchester

John Rylands Library in Manchester

Manchester Beetham Tower

Flight tickets from Eindhoven to Manchester

You can fly from Eindhoven Airport directly to Manchester in England with Ryanair.

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