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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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Beautiful Architecture

We did a walk by but definitely worth the walk. The building and surrounding area are beautiful... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Dawn B
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Forest Hill, United States
Lunch in Grandeur

We visited the Manchester Town Hall for lunch. It was actually the only thing that we could do... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Shawniguy
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Shawnigan Lake, Canada
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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.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great hall” (66 reviews)
“afternoon tea” (98 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Lloyd Street | Albert Square, Manchester City Council, Manchester M60 2LA, England
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+44 161 827 7661
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

We did a walk by but definitely worth the walk. The building and surrounding area are beautiful. Loved the fountain!

1  Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We visited the Manchester Town Hall for lunch. It was actually the only thing that we could do there. The entire building is a working town hall and there were meetings and hearings going on everywhere. The only place accessible to the public was the...More

Thank Shawniguy
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We had our wedding here last year in July. It was the perfect wedding venue. We couldn't have asked for more.

Thank Mona L
Reviewed 6 May 2017

A fabulous building with a great architect. Pity we couldn't go in on the sat morning we had available due to a private function.Nice squares adjacent

Thank 490theos
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Looks really similar to westminster in London but in a little town square. Did not go inside but still fun to see.

Thank Jossa92
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Just loved this place! Underestimated architecture and is well worth a visit to see this fantastic building. Just like Big Ben, just not without the crowds!

Thank Wayne J
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I attended a drinks evening and tour - what an amazing historic and really beautiful building right in the heart of the City. Well worth a visit

1  Thank JanLedbury
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful.building. currently housing christmas markets. Worh a visit while there on. Nothing special or different than last year. Nice part of the city this area though.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Central and close to Central library. Restricted opening. Impressive external and internal. Has cafe but did not use.

Thank Bill N
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The attraction is central of Manchester. It is next to central library and close to John Reynolds library. It has grand view from outside from all angles. Just walk around the building. Inside it is only two floors and most of the places are not...More

Thank tripi44
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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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