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Albert Square, manchester, Manchester, England
+44 161 234 5700
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Reviewed 4 days ago

With the closure of the town hall for a multiyear refurbishment unless this is being actively used by the Xmas markets or a festival, this is all a bit sad & disheveled with often access to the main part being blocked off by fencing. All...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Martin H
Reviewed 5 February 2019

Was quite deceived as this area is not what I would label as a touristic zone. A good place to take a rest in front of Manchester Cahthedral.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank OlivierNjenC
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

Really nice open space in front of the town hall. Plenty of statues with the main one being Prince Albert. Great early morning for pictures.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank ian_dempster
Reviewed 13 January 2019

Really don't understand the fuss about these markets thecplace to s packed and you are bearded around by the crowd Stalls sell overpriced drinks and food The good thing was it did feel really safe having police covering the entrances

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tinkerbell09uk
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

We were quite surprised that it was not too busy on a Thursday evening. Our previous visits were always at the weekend and it was so chaotic that we’ve stayed away for two years. Our experience was so much better, we could actually walk freely...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank OldBear
Reviewed 29 December 2018

What a wonderful selection of different stalls to visit, very interesting, loved the food variety esp the huge fire for sausages being cooked, so many chocolates.... just a great time to wonder around and relax even with the light drizzle

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rhona D
Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

This is the main square outside the town hall where the Christmas is held. Due to renovations this will not be here for the next 5 years so it was nice to get a few gluhweins here. Lovely atmosphere and vibe with a large mix...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

first visit to the Manchester Xmas Markets really enjoyed them, fairly expensive but a good atmosphere. Everything was going well until we went to a local bar just around the corner...Whilst enjoying a fine Christmas beer we were approached by 2 Eastern European Men who...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank L3705QTpeterw
Reviewed 18 December 2018

Went on a Sunday afternoon/evening and the place was heaving - almost to the point that you couldn't actually get to the stalls. On the plus side, this meant I didn't have to hand over quadrouple the amount of money that I would've had to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank T0mmyZ00m
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

They are great....really impressed by them and lovely food! Can’t recommend the markets enough! Get into Manchester before they go.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NorwichSarah
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26 December 2018|
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Response from alisdairt | Reviewed this property |
It's free to get in. Probably get as early as you can, expected to be rather busy.
26 December 2018|
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Response from GRAHAM T | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sorry, I have no idea. I always watch from the hillside in Belmont. You can any fireworks going off in Boton, Liverpool and Manchester for free.
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26 December 2018|
Response from alisdairt | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are... you can Google it, and you will get all the info