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Address: Albert Square, manchester, Manchester, England

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lots to see within walking distance,shopping centres,plenty of high end shops also plenty places to eat and drink

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

lots to see within walking distance,shopping centres,plenty of high end shops also plenty places to eat and drink

Thank paulbyrne2016
Bolton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The centre of Manchester and usually the scene of civic events. Holds a huge number of people on these events. The site of the first Christmas markets and now well established from mid November to mid December. Good place to pick up a black cab. The road surrounding the square is one way (clockwise)

Thank Daniel I
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139 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful to walk around Albert Square, see the statue of Prince Albert, Gladstone and others, and to view the lovely fountains, take time out to sit on one of the many seats watching the world go by. A great city!

Thank JanLedbury
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108 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Albert Square is largely bounded by fine Victorian architecture, notably, but not only, the Town Hall. There are numerous places to eat and drink (especially Veenos and Piccolino's) close by. Monuments to significant events and people in Manchester's and the nation's history give a sense of historical continuity. It is an important and impressive Manchester space.

Thank Michael B
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a tourist in the city for just a long afternoon before catching the train back to the Radisson Blu at Manchester airport we just strolled thru the central city. It was a beautiful day and got even better when we came upon Albert Square. Its just beautiful. Surrounded by the city both old and new. Put this on your... More 

1 Thank RichAChapman
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259 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

nice big Sqaure in from of the Town Hall they have lots of Free events on here and the Christmas markets

Thank Ann H
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287 reviews
151 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a few minutes, we both enjoyed looking at the statues and the architecture, very nice quiet place only negative was the presence of people Badgering you with flyers

Thank Glenn W
Manchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This really is the jewel of Manchester. It is dominated by the beautiful gothic Town Hall and surrounded by trendy bars and restraunts. The Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain really is a world class monument. No wonder this is the location for the Christmas Markets and Food and Drink Festivals amongst many other things. Whats not to like?

1 Thank DtheBamboo
Manchester, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Albert Square is probably the most central of the squares and places in Manchester. Nice view of the Town Hall, surrounded by restaurants and cafes, it is a nice place to sit for a time if the sun is out.

Thank gourmet_ou_gourmand
Lyon, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Albert Square is great for events that see people from Manchester gather around this amazing square, taking part in music concerts, cultural celebrations and festive moments.

Thank Florian B

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