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Manchester Town Hall

Lloyd Street | Albert Square, Manchester City Council, Manchester M60 2LA, England
+44 161 827 7661
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Worth a short visit

There is not a lot to see at the town hall apart from the ground floor. It is a beautiful old... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Citytraveller503782
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Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
Stunning Architecture

Beautiful place of visit with good photo ops. The architecture is very beautiful and is centrally... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
LataV
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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This neo-Gothic masterpiece was designed by Alfred Waterhouse and completed in 1887. At the front main entrance sits a statue of the Roman Governor, Agricola, founder of the original fort of Mamuciam, from which the city began. The building dominates Albert Square.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great hall” (66 reviews)
“afternoon tea” (97 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Lloyd Street | Albert Square, Manchester City Council, Manchester M60 2LA, England
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+44 161 827 7661
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There is not a lot to see at the town hall apart from the ground floor. It is a beautiful old building but would benefit if the outside was cleaned. There is a rather grand looking cafe/tearoom in the building selling afternoon cream teas which...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful place of visit with good photo ops. The architecture is very beautiful and is centrally located. The tram station is just a min away.

1  Thank LataV
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was my first time as a tourist to Manchester, and we walking around a lot. The Manchester Town Hall was my favourite spot. It's a hugely impressive piece of architecture, both inside and outside. It's great to explore the inside. I recommend the Sculpture...More

1  Thank seagullrob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's such a nice place to visit! Very nice building and surrounding area with a lot to see and visit.

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lovely building to look at many trevelers taking photos and we also go at chritsmas lovely fire work disply never been disapointed you can have your wedding thier and a certin times of the year DIFFERTNT THINGS GOING ON worth keeping your eye on things...More

Thank karen w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Manchester City Hall is a nice and interesting thing to visit. It has great architectural quality, there are a lot of things worth seeing both outside and inside. It is kind of important spot in a city landscape, you just can't miss it. Totally worth...More

1  Thank ThatGrumbler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Manchester town hall is an extremely handsome building and I would recommend anyone going to have a look. It is also a really great venue for a wedding.

1  Thank IdaHolmane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely past design exterior. Great contrast to some of the surrounding buildings. Interior needs updating.

Thank Karma C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The town hall is a wonderful example of Victorian Neo-Gothic architecture. Not many areas of the building are open to the public without a visitors pass. This is not a problem as the passes are readily available from the reception desk. The pass allows you...More

Thank milligan1959
Reviewed 18 May 2017

quick visit and coffee in lounge - want to go back and enjoy it more! perfect for a casual business meeting!

Thank SebastianNeergaard
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JulieIrv
Hi when does the X as market close we are visiting on Wed 21st Dec?
11 December 2016|
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Response from Peter J | Reviewed this property |
The last day in Albert Square is 21st December, hope you make the visit before they close.
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helenmgaskell
I am visiting manchester in December (5th to wed 7th) for the christmas market and would love to do a manchester town hall tour - please could you kindly advise me how you booked your tour - I cant find anything about it online! Kind regards, Helen Gaskell
27 November 2016|
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Response from Bowerz0176 | Reviewed this property |
Helen, have a look for the Manchester walks web site in the Internet, next visit is due December 7th at 6.30 for the town hall.
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doitforasgard
Is it free or is there a ticket to buy? If so, how much is it?
26 July 2015|
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Response from Les H | Reviewed this property |
It's ours and free. Just smile and be pleasant if there are no meetings on you may be lucky!
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