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Manchester is one of cities in United Kingdom situated some 10 km east of Salford and 350 km from the capital. The population of the the city was estimated at 395,600 people according to the 2009 census Manchester is a popular tourist destination thanks to its interesting buildings and art museums and galleries.

Airport Manchester (IATA: MAN) is 20 km away from Manchester and is the closest airport to it.

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1. John Rylands Research Institute and Library
The John Rylands Research Institute and Library is a late-Victorian neo-Gothic building on Deansgate in Manchester, England. The library, which opened to the public in 1900, was founded by Enriqueta Augustina Rylands in memory of her husband, John Rylands. It became part of The University of Manchester in 1972, and now houses the majority of the Special Collections of The University of Manchester Library, the third largest academic library in the United Kingdom.

2. Manchester Art Gallery
Manchester Art Gallery is a free-to-view municipally-owned public art gallery in Manchester City Centre in the North West of England.

3. Manchester Town Hall
Manchester Town Hall is a Victorian, Neo-gothic municipal building in Manchester, England. It is the ceremonial headquarters of Manchester City Council and houses a number of local government departments. The building faces Albert Square to the north, featuring the Albert Memorial and St Peter's Square to the south, home to The Cenotaph.

4. Manchester Cathedral
Manchester Cathedral is a Medieval church located on Victoria Street in central Manchester and is the seat of the Bishop of Manchester. The cathedral's official name is The Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Mary, St Denys and St George in Manchester. It has also variously been known locally as St Mary's, Christ Church and, simply, t'owd church.

5. People's History Museum
The People's History Museum (the National Museum of Labour History until 2001) in Manchester, England, is the uk's national centre for the collection, conservation, interpretation and study of material relating to the history of working people in the UK. It is located in a grade II-listed, former hydraulic pumping station on the corner of the Bridge Street and Water Street designed by Manchester Corporation City Architect, Henry Price.

6. The Portico Library
The Portico Library, The Portico or Portico Library and Gallery on Mosley Street, Manchester, is an independent subscription library designed in the Greek Revival style by Thomas Harrison of Chester and built between 1802 and 1806. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a Grade& #160; II* listed building, having been designated on 25& #160; February 1952, and has been described as " the most refined little building in Manchester"

7. Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester
The Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester is a museum that aims to preserve and promote the public transport heritage of Greater Manchester, a metropolitan county in North West England. Owned by Transport for Greater Manchester, the museum is located in the Cheetham Hill area of Manchester.

8. Canal Street (Manchester)
Canal Street, the centre of the Manchester Gay Village, is a street in Manchester city centre in North West England. The pedestrianised street, which runs along the west side of the Rochdale Canal, is lined with gay bars and restaurants. At night time, and in daytime in the warmer months, the street is filled with visitors, often including gay and lesbian tourists from all over the world. The northern end of the street meets Minshull Street and the southern meets Princess Street; part of the str…

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John Rylands Research Institute and Library

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Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester Art Gallery is a free-to-view municipally-owned public art

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Manchester Town Hall

Manchester Town Hall is a Victorian, Neo-gothic municipal building in

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Manchester Cathedral

Manchester Cathedral is a Medieval church located on Victoria Street

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People's History Museum

The People's History Museum (the National Museum of Labour History

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Old Trafford

Old Trafford is an all-seater football stadium in the Trafford borough

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The Portico Library

The Portico Library, The Portico or Portico Library and Gallery on

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Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester

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Canal Street (Manchester)

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University of Manchester

The University of Manchester is a 'red brick' civic university located

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The Haçienda

Fac 51 Haçienda (better known simply as The Haçienda) was a n

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The Hidden Gem

The Hidden Gem, or officially St Mary’s Catholic Church, is located o

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Pankhurst Centre

The Pankhurst Centre in Manchester provides a women only space that

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St. Elisabeth's Church (Reddish)

St. Elisabeth's Church is an Anglo Catholic church in Reddish,

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Gardens Hotel

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