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Manchester Sightseeing Bus Tours
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“open top bus”(8 reviews)
“two hours”(11 reviews)
“city centre”(8 reviews)
Take a 2 hour entertaining and informative 18 mile tour, on an iconic, red, open-top or double-decker bus. We visit all the main sights in Manchester city centre as well as the surrounding districts.A professionally qualified, experienced local...more
Chorlton Street | Near Manchester Visitor Information Centre, Manchester M1 3LD, England
+44 800 288 8746
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Great way to see Manchester and good value for seniors. Commentary was good and informative. I appreciate time and commentary is limited but the route passes several historic building and no mention. The are other areas if central Manchester that could be visited in the...More

1  Thank WhatNoBiscuits
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Friendly driver & great commentary. A fantastic way to see Manchester and all of its landmarks as well as hearing the history of the city! Will recommend this to people!

Thank andykap1993
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Great way to see Manchester on this 90 min. bus tour. Informative and funny commentary. Friendly driver.

Thank Denis L
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The tour takes about 1.5hr and we really enjoyed it. The very first stop at Albert Square could be more visible as we couldn't find it and waited a bit nervous as no-one knew where is the actual bus stop. We found out interesting facts...More

Thank BonaLancs
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We always try to do a bus tour when we visit a city. The tour was interesting and informative. The downsides were that the commentary was quite often drowned out by noisy people on the bus as it was a recording played throughout the bus...More

Thank Lottiegen
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I'm not sure if £12 is the right amount to pay. I mean we knew nothing about the city but it took us 2 hours of walking around to see everything except the Manchester United stadium which is a 10 minutes drive from the city...More

1  Thank Eleni P
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Pros: - Great staff and friendly - A great insight to Manchesters' history - A quick guide of attractions and To-Do things in Manchester. - A good use of time at a reasonable price. Cons: - The commentary is very dry and not particularly descriptive...More

Thank Danny L
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Hop on Hop off Sightseeing Bus around Manchester.... We bought our family ticket (2 adults 2 kids for £30)for the hop on hop off bus around Manchester. The ticket is valid for 2 days. Unfortunately there aren’t a lot of tourist attractions around the city...More

2  Thank Barry O
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

It was a nice day which helps. Lots to see & find out, but there was no headphones to hear properly you had to rely on the speaker, which if you were near the back & people were talking it was a struggle!

Thank martin h
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

After doing several hop on hop off tours in different cities...this one dosent really stack up. Commentary is hard to listen to over speakers rather than earplugs....lot of driving around outer areas of city....walking tour is much better option in Manchester

3  Thank Rosemurray2013
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18 January 2017|
Response from Ana C | Reviewed this property |
There might be, but the best thing to do would've checking the information online. Good luck!
24 August 2015|
Response from MCROpenTopBus | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your question. The Manchester sightseeing bus currently runs on Saturdays only - for details of times and to book please check the 'Book Tickets' section of the website.