Manchester is situated in the south central portion of North West England. The city is of course known for its football heritage, but is also equally rewarding with respect to its attractions related to arts, culture and others. It is a center of commerce, media, education as well as commerce. The city is among the best places to live in the United Kingdom, as well as one of the best places to start a new business. The city is ranked the third in terms of popularity in the UK, and is visited by travelers from U itself, as well as from all over the world.
Main sights . . .
Museum of Science and Industry . . .
Museum of Science and Industry is one of the best visits in Manchester. The museum is excellent if you want to have insights about the latest in innovations and technological advances. There are twelve galleries in total, and was built on what was once the oldest railroad station in the world. There are ancient steam locomotives on display at the Power Hall, as well as veteran cars, all of which were made in Manchester itself.
The John Rylands Library . . .
The John Rylands Library was established in 1653, and is home to more than 5 mn manuscripts and titles. The neo Gothic building it is housed in is located to the south west of the Chetham’s Hospital in Deansgate.
Marton Town . . .
Marton is a minuscule market town in the city and is noted for its church, which is among the most ancient in Europe itself. The Church of St James and St Paul was established in 1343, and is one of the most visited attractions here.
Chinatown . . .
The Chinatown at Manchester is one of the biggest Chinese communities in Great Britain. It is close to the City Arts Gallery. The entrance to the Chinese district has an ornate arched gateway. There are a huge number of succulent cuisines from Peking, Hong Kong and other places in China. You can also buy handicrafts at the Chinese Arts center at Charlotte Street.