Manchester is a metro located in the greater Manchester county of the UK and is predominantly an urban area. It is also said that it was the first industralized city in the world, owing to a boom in textile manufacturing. It is one of the top 3 UK cities in terms of number of tourists visiting it.
John Rylands Library
This library has an impressive building which is designed to be the perfect blend of both the old and the new. There is also a café here where can one have a quick cup of tea/coffee. Book lovers can enjoy reading in a beautiful environment here.
Manchester Town Hall
This is a late 19th century construction located in Albert Square. Not only is the architecture reminiscent of the grand old days of the British empire, but also there are several shops selling interesting items. You can even have some cakes and breakfast, although the rates here are slightly expensive.
The Comedy Store
It offers a mix of stand-up comedy, music and food. Performances take place from Thursday to Sunday. It offers good food, reserved seating, friendly staff in all departments and lots of parking space.
This is the place to visit for those who like to have some fun with games. In this you are given 60 minutes to escape from a room which is locked. You can team up with your family, friends and even co-workers in groups of 2 to 5. It is a good choice for team-building and having fun on birthdays.
Manchester Art Gallery
There are many beautiful pictures on display here, such as the Turner seascape. It typically takes more than an hour to thoroughly have a tour of the different sections. It also has a separate section for children and the place is easily accessible via public transport.