Delve Into Manchester’s Gruesome And Glorious History On This Unmissable Bus Tour

Learn the secrets of our glorious city!

Do you know where Noel Gallagher wrote the first two Oasis albums? Any idea why Manchester has a China Town? Or a secret nuclear bunker? Did you know one of your favourite bars used to be a public toilet? Have you heard the gruesome story behind the UK’s first passenger railway?

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Manchester Bus Tour’s ‘Secrets of the City’ promises to take passengers on an exploration of Manchester’s most famous sites, sharing stories and curiosities from the city’s colourful past while travelling its busy streets.

The 90-minute tour will give passengers the opportunity to discover the city’s heritage as the birthplace of new ideas, innovations and great inventions. And will be hosted by a live tour guide who will deliver more than 100 facts and original tales of Manchester’s buildings, history, transport and technology. As well as the city’s contributions to the world of science, music, food, football, industry, literature and politics.

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The tour runs every Saturday at 11pm and 2pm, departing from and returning to the bus bay on Liverpool Road, opposite Akbars. Tickets for this unique tour are available from Fever with an exclusive 40 per cent discount and are priced at £6 for children and concessions and £12 for adults. Don’t miss out, get yours here.

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What’s included in your tour:

  • 90-minute Premium Manchester bus tour
  • Professional “Live” tour guide
  • Double Deck bus (no open top)
  • All-weather service rain or shine!
  • Bus with heating and comfortable seats
  • Free souvenir guide and route map
  • Live commentary in English

Key Sights include:

  • Liverpool Road Station
  • Free Trade Hall
  • Midland Hotel
  • Central Library
  • Manchester Town Hall
  • Universities of Manchester
  • Pankhurst Centre
  • Chetham’s Library
  • Manchester Cathedral

Originally published at Secret Manchester.