There are many things to do in Manchester, commonly known as England's second city. Once a powerhouse of industry, Manchester is now a major cultural hub with glorious sporting history, extensive libraries, and eye-catching structures enlivening historical streets. Some of the UK's most beautiful parks are in and around Manchester. Great for anyone looking to unwind or stay active, these parks have children's playgrounds, picnic tables, sports facilities, and dining outlets. 

    Each Manchester neighborhood offers something special, from oriental culture and heritage in Chinatown to live music bars and brewhouses in the Northern Quarter. Always have a camera on hand to capture photos of 19th-century red-brick buildings and vibrant street art– these spots play a significant role in Manchester's fame for sports, music, and industriousness. You'll hardly get bored in Manchester.

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