Tourist Attractions in Manchester

Manchester was founded back in the 1st century and obtained its city status in 1853. It currently has a population of more than 520,000, making it the sixth most populous city in the country. The name Manchester is said to come from the Latin Mamucium, which also originated from a Brittonic name: either mamm for breast (for the breast-like hill) or mamma for mother (for the local river goddess).

Most of the tourist attractions found in Manchester is centered on museums and galleries, showing the city’s rich history and culture especially during the Industrial Revolution. Popular places to see are the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester Museum, John Rylands Library, Manchester Art Gallery, Imperial War Museum North, People’s History Museum, Whitworth Art Gallery, Heaton Park, Urbis, Manchester Jewish Museum, Museum of Transport and many more. You can also check out Castlefield, Manchester Cathedral, Chetham’s Hospital and Library, Manchester Town Hall, Chinatown and Platt Hall when visiting the city.

There are 29 tourist attractions found in Manchester. This is 1% of all tourist attractions listed in United Kingdom. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are museums and nature attractions. Then there is also amusement parks listed in Manchester. You may find a list of all categories of Manchester attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Manchester of that type.

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