Famous for its cotton mills and as the home of Manchester United, one of the wealthiest Football club in the world, Manchester city has many other firsts to its credit from being the first industrialised city of the world, to being the first city to have intercity passenger railway and much more. The city also has the distinction of being one of the few gay friendly cities of London and Europe. Brimming with excitement all through the year, the city known for its architecture, culture and musical scene also happens to be third-most visited city in the UK after London and Edinburgh attracting thousands of tourists every year many of whom prefer to stay in the numerous Manchester All Short Term Lets located throughout the city.
Manchester City Attractions
Given that Manchester happens to be the most visited city after London, it is obvious that the city has some amazing attractions that attract its visitors notwithstanding its most famous attraction – The Old Trafford. Located in Greater Manchester, Old Trafford is a football stadium where Manchester United hosts their home games. The second-largest football stadium in the United Kingdom after Wembley, Old Trafford nicknamed the Theatre of Dreams has also hosted several international games for England, FA semi finals and many world cup games too. The stadium has also has also being the venue of several rugby games, musical concerts, weddings and business conferences as well. Locate some 0.5 miles from Old Trafford Cricket Ground; the football stadium is well connected by the metro, rail and the bus. Manchester United Football Ground railway station is the nearest station which however is open only on match days. For the rest of the days, you have to get down at the Exchange Quay and Old Trafford stops or take buses 255 and 256 that run from Piccadilly Gardens. So make sure to book a furnished holiday rental near the Piccadilly Garden area.
Manchester Opera House & Palace Theatre
The city’s largest theatre venue, the stuccoed Manchester Opera House can seat around 1920 people has played host to numerous ballets, concerts and musicals ever since it was opened in 1915. Nearby is the Palace Theatre on Oxford Street which opened on 1891. Both are heritage buildings and have been classified as Grade II on the list of on the Statutory List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.
Manchester Art Gallery
A Grade I art gallery located on Mosley Street, where one can find several holiday apartments, this two storied building houses several works by Pierre Adolphe Valette, Wynford Dewhurst besides several paintings from the Dutch, Flemish, English and French schools.
In addition to these, there are several Other attractions like :
• Manchester Museum
• Manchester Velodrome
• Heaton Park
• Imperial War Museum
• Manchester Town Hall
• Manchester Cathedral
That one can see when staying in a service apartment located close to these attractions or in a short term let located a few miles away. And don’t worry about the distance, there is always the public transport system which you can avail.