Built in 1934 to resemble the Roman Pantheon, this is Britain's largest municipal library. It reopened in late 2014 after a two-year...
Manchester Art Gallery
A superb collection of British art and a hefty number of European masters are on display at the city's top gallery. The older wing has...
The year 1935 saw the opening of Edwin Lutyens' stunning art-deco Midland Bank, now home to a branch of Jamie's Italian – even if you...
Mr Thomas' Chop House
An old-style boozer that is very popular for a pint as well as a meal (mains £13).
The revamped restaurant of the Midland Hotel (where Rolls met Royce to make motoring history) is now home to Simon Rogan's exquisite...
Albert Sq · interesting places nearby
Town Hall information
The Victorian town hall is Manchester's most impressive building. It is crowned by an 85m-high tower and features an especially ornate interior.