Manchester

Car Rental Manchester

Manchester is an ever busy metropolitan district which is popular for its lovable residents and its fabulous natural and man-made features, thus getting a good car will enable you tour the nooks and crannies of the city. Lovers  of sports can pay a visit to Old Trafford or Ethiad Stadium which houses Manchester United and Manchester City football clubs respectively. Science and Academic enthusiasts can visit institutions where major discoveries were made such as splitting of the first atom and construction of the first stored-program computer. The Albert Square and Piccadilly Gardens is home to numerous monuments designed by world famous Brits, so why not take the wheels of your cheap car rental and explore some of the city’s famous attractions at your own convenience. With your car on the move, you can catch a glimpse of virtually every beautiful scene in the city.

Manchester Travel Guide

If you are looking forward to exploring a city that perfectly blends music, sports and culture, then Manchester is the place to be. Well known for its high level of industrial activities, the city has changed over time to a hub for innovation and also projecting itself on the international scene. Sometimes call the “capital of the north” in England, Manchester has plenty of attractions waiting to be explored.

History

Dating back to the late 1980s or 1990s, ,the city once served as well known music spot, featuring The Stone Roses, The Smiths, The Happy Mondays and Oasis. But this was brought to an abrupt end when IRA detonated a bomb that tore the city apart in 1996, historically recorded as the largest in the British history. In a bid to give the city a new look, a large sum of money was pumped into restructuring and renovating the city. The city has a great reputation  for shopping, drinking and luxury hotels. Majority of the city’s popular restaurants are located in the Canal Street area and the bohemian Northern Quarter.

Flying to Manchester

Manchester Airport is the major gateway into the city. There are several airlines that serves direct flights to this beautiful city from local and international destinations including easyJet, Flybe and British Airways. For a chance to get cheap flights, it is advisable to book ahead of time and avoid high seasons such as early hours of the day, evening and weekends.

Best time to visit

Manchester features pleasant summer and mild winters. The temperatures during summer averages around 20°C (69°F) while winters can be around 2°C (35°F). All year round, Manchester experiences regular amount of rainfall, therefore it is advisable to bring an umbrella when coming to the city. However, the best time of the year to visit is during spring and summer when the weather is at its pleasantest and events such as the music festivals and Manchester Pride are celebrated.

Shopping

Shopping in Manchester is unarguably an interesting experience for shopaholics. You will find loads of shops and stores in the area around the Market Street and the Arndale Centre selling great items and produce. Some of the city’s most fashionable and trendy stores can be found around the Northern Quarter offering great fashion, home ware, vintage and cafes

Nightlife

Renowned for being one of the best nightlife spots in the city, Manchester is home to plenty of bars, pubs and nightclubs that offer great fun and excitement. One of the most incredible spots that attract night lovers of all kinds is the Northern Quarter. Another lovely spot is the Deansgate, a vibrant shopping district that houses many entertainment venues.

 

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