Manchester Art Museum
If you love looking at art and listening to music, then one of the great places to visit in Manchester is the contemporary art museum. This beautiful and innovative building has a unique urban design, in its architecture, graffiti and music. What is fun is that the exhibits are interactive and you can press buttons and join in with the learning experience. Highlights of a trip to this museum can include viewing a T.rex or other fossils of pre-historic creatures, seeing real ancient Egyptian artifacts and enjoying viewing live amphibians and reptiles.
Enjoy the Nightlife
There are many different night clubs in the Manchester area to choose from such as The Happy Mondays, Oasis, The Smiths, The Chemical Brothers, DJ Culture or The Hacienda. If you love to dance and love to go to the clubs, then you will find just about any one of them that you will like somewhere in the city.
Shop til you Drop!
There are many great shopping experiences that await shopaholics in Manchester. One is the Manchester Style, which is in-between Harvey Nichol’s at Exchange Square and Oxfam at Oldham Street.
Fill up on Delicious Curry
Manchester is home to the famed curry mile, so if you love curry, one of the places to visit in Manchester is in Rusholme. There are several establishments there that are said to sell the best curry in that part of the world! Be sure to order some beer to cool things down when you eat up that hot and spicy curry.
Go to an Ireland Festival
If you get to Manchester in March, one of the places to visit in Manchester is the annual Ireland festival. It features art, comedy, music and sports events, plus plenty of fun to enjoy with friends.
Royal Exchange Theatre
One of the places to visit in Manchester if you are a theater lover is the Royal Exchange Theatre. It is the place where quite a few London shows begin their run and its ones of the highest rated theaters outside of London.
Manchester Town Hall
History buffs will not want to miss a visit to the Manchester Town Hall. There are tours you can take to view this famous landmark of the city to view the clock tower and other sections. Don’t miss it if you want to learn about the city’s history.
Another of the places to visit in Manchester that you won’t want to miss is the Manchester Cathedral. This beautiful church is part of the Church of English. It is a small, yet inviting location located in the city center. Over the past few years, it has had some renovation done on it.
These are a small listing of the fun and interesting places to visit in Manchester and you can find lots more suggestions on the things to see there by searching online.