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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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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.
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  • Average8%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Lloyd Street | Albert Square, Manchester City Council, Manchester M60 2LA, England
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"christmas market"
in 78 reviews
"afternoon tea"
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"beautiful building"
in 93 reviews
"clock tower"
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"albert square"
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"the ground floor"
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"victorian architecture"
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"mulled wine"
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"guided tour"
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"amazing architecture"
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"worth a visit"
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"old building"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went to the toen hall in differrnt occasions, to attend events but there is nothing better than to go for a coffee during he Christmas season, where the tree is up and can create a magical feeling and taking you back in time with...More

Thank Lara B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stunning building in the heart of Manchester, large square infront of the town hall that usually has fairs or concerts. Look past the security barriers that surround it an just admire it's beauty.

Thank graham e
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the great municipal buildings in the UK, once the highest edifice in Manchester and visible from miles around. In some cities, the cathedral dominates the urban landscape; in Manchester - Cottonopolis, the first modern city - it is this splendid neo-Gothic...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Something out of harry potter amazing architecture. Great walk around i didnt get to go in but definetly worth walking around at least once

Thank BryanHouse
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Manchester town hall is a beautiful neo-Gothic building facing Albert Square to the North and St Peter’s square to the South. Definitely worth a look.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many films been shot here. amazing to walk around. Such a shame so much is out of bounds. The secret court yard is amazing . Step back in time

Thank PotterFreak
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Manchester has many buildings which are not memorable, so the Town Hall stands out in contrast. Unfortunately it is closed due tor renovations at the moment, but the outside is quite spectacular. This showpiece of Victorian construction is well worth a visit.

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Really impressive building, very nice place to take photos, have a coffee in the area of the square or just walk around. Unfortunately, you cannot go inside it since it's closed for renvations and will be closed for a really long time..

Thank Zuza D
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

I stopped here to take photo's of the building the architecture in this building is amazing to see although I have never seen inside I have seen beautiful pictures of the inside

Thank Eddie020173
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

This building is currently closed for reservations as far as I know, but when it is open it is beautiful. The Christmas markets are located around here too, it's magical (although absolutely packed at weekends, go during the week if you can!)

Thank Lolly2345
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JulieIrv
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
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
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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