Friday, September 27, 2013

From Roman Times & Victorian Industry to Cosmopolitan Renaissance: Manchester, England

Manchester city's roots date back to Roman times, if not before. Manchester became a hive of Victorian Industry producing a huge range of textiles and other goods. Manchester's rich industrial heritage means that the city's buildings reflect its colorful past - a seamless blend of old and new. Visitors to Manchester will find that it is experiencing a cosmopolitan renaissance, with former factories converted into upscale residences, museums and other attractions.

Manchester is located in northwest England and is incredibly well connected to the rest of England by road and rail. The city is best known for its football (soccer) team Manchester United, its Brit-pop music fame and its culture. The city boasts several prestigious theaters, that often play host to major touring West-End productions, world-class music venues and well-renowned city center museums.

Visit Manchester: absorb the city's cultural scene, shop till you drop at world-class shopping centers, enjoy a picnic along the river. Travel to England with Celtic Tours World Vacations

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