Situated on the northwest part of London is the bustling city of Manchester. It lies in Greater Manchester and bordered by the Pennines and Chesire Plain. The weather in Manchester tend to be unpredictable but generally it has warm summers and cold winters. The best months to visit Manchester are from April to June when it is sunny.
The first civilian settlement found in Manchester has been associated with the Mamucium which was built near the Irwell and Medlock rivers in 79 AD. The city was originally included in Lancanshire and became a manorial township during the Middle Ages. Manchester started to progress during the 19th century.
Events, Landmarks, Activities
Manchester is a premiere party place in Europe hosting some of the biggest music and arts events in the world. Some of the most-attended festivals are the Manchester Jazz Festival and Manchester International Caribbean Carnival both in July, Manchester Pride in August and Dazzle Jewellery Fair in November. The best way to see the city during your stay in one of Manchester hotels is by riding the The Manchester Wheel located at the Millennium Quarter. Enter three different worlds by visiting the Village, Chinatown and Curry Mile. Must-see historical attractions include the Castlefield, Manchester Cathedral, St Ann's Church, Manchester Town Hall, John Rylands Library, People's History Museum and Imperial War Museum North. You can see these landmarks by booking Manchester hotel deals.
The best way to explore Manchester is by foot since most of the attractions are at the city center. There is also a free bus service called Metroshuttle which offers three routes. The Metrolink is another great alternative because it is faster. Book cheap hotels in Manchester.