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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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  • Average7%
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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"
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"afternoon tea"
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"beautiful building"
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"clock tower"
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"mulled wine"
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"victorian architecture"
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"guided tour"
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"amazing architecture"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

wanted to see it inside, but.......it's closed for major renovations/construction work for at least a few more years.......the outside looked interesting though

Thank eelco2013
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing architecture and detail from this building, The history behind is amazing. it is a must when visiting Manchester

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Opened in 1877 this truly is a wonderful example of Victorian architecture. Manchester grew in great prosperity due to the cotton trade and this building shows off the opulence off a very wealthy city. It's interior has to be seen and is only overshadowed by...More

Thank MAZIAN
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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit to the city and around every corner is history and architecture and this beautiful building is by the far one of the prettiest I’ve seen and a piece of timeless history that simply blows you away! Highly recommend.

Thank James L
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

A Nice building that catches your eyes. We were only outside since it was closed, but it seems to be more to see inside.

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Nice architecture, while in Manchester check it out, similar vibe you'll see in most of Europe but a must see while in Manchester.

Thank Jonathan F
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JulieIrv
December 11, 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
November 27, 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
July 26, 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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