If you’re looking for the arty part, go off in the direction of the Northern Quarter. It’s a dynamic district that’s populated with street art, coffee shops, bars, and small, independent record shops. It’s also got some great exhibitions on at the Manchester Craft and Design Centre.
Football fans will better know this as the stadium of world-famous football heavyweights, Manchester United. The Red Devils typically dominate the Premier League and Champions League, so you’re bound to know a few star players. Book a tour to check out the pitch, dressing room and museum.
Where the waterfront intersects with bright lights and big buildings, that’s Salford Quays. In recent years, the area’s undertaken renovations and constructions to make it the exciting hub of culture it is today. The MediaCityUK studios are there, as well as the fascinating and compelling Imperial War Museum North.
Can’t resist the chance to shop? Here’s something for you. Back in 1998, this huge indoor shopping complex opened in Greater Manchester. It’s one of the country’s most revered places for retail therapy, so you can head to high-street brands, brilliant boutiques and plenty of food outlets while you’re there.