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56 Places to Visit in Greater Manchester | Directory

Positioned in the North West of England, Manchester is the great industrial city of Britain and has plenty of opportunities for great day trips. The area has attractions that are ancient and modern, small and grand with a particular emphasis on Britains Industrial heritage. Notable places to visit include the Lowry Gallery, Dunham Massey Hall and the many galleries of the city itself

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