Manchester is one of the British cities located in the northwestern side of England, which is characterized by the presence of many important universities in it, such as the University of Manchester and the University of Salford, and many chemists such as John Dalton who discovered the atom, and the scientist Karl Marx, came out of the city. He made it set up many clubs and sports stadiums in it. Manchester was known to attract Arab communities to it to work in the field of trade, and that was since 1830 AD, and there is no statistic that shows the true number of Arabs in the city, and the British state was content to count the number of Muslims in it alive W was 136 thousand people in the year 2001 AD, or 5% of the city’s population.
Tourism in Manchester
Manchester visits many tourists annually because it contains wonderful places and regions that fascinate visitors, and it provides them with luxury and wonderful hotels to make them more comfortable and relaxing, and the city is one of the cities that provide comfortable and fast transportation for tourists.
The most important tourist places in Manchester
The city of Manchester is ranked first among the British cities that attract tourism. There are many places of tourism, the most important of which are:
- John Rylands Library: It is a huge library that opened in 1900 AD with funding from Mrs. Enrika Augusta, and the library was distinguished by its building designed in a Victorian Gothic style, as it contains many medieval manuscripts and a collection of the first books printed, in addition to many papers and archives of British figures.
- Calton Water Park Water Park: It is an artificial lake created in the fifties, and the park contains many activities that tourists want, such as fishing and sailing, in addition to enjoying the picturesque nature of cycling and walking its own paths.
- Alkrington Woods Nature Reserve: It is a large forest that includes many animals and plants, and the history dates back to the eighteenth century, and tourists go to it in order to learn about the natural and animal environment of the city.
- Manchester Museum: It is a museum that houses more than 6 million artifacts from different historical periods, including ancient ancient Greek and Romen coins and weapons.
- Shorleton Park: It is a park that includes green natural distinctive colorful flowers and large trees, and the park is a great place to attract local and tourist families.
- Legoland Discovery Center: It is a large center with an area of approximately 30,000 feet, and the center offers a range of fun games, such as LEGO cubes.
- Manchester Transport Museum: The museum contains a collection of ancient means of transport used in Britain, with more than 70 buses dating back to the 1920s.
- Platte Fields Park: It is a park established in the year 1910 AD, and contains in the middle artificial waters that enable the tourist to practice hobby fishing, in addition to the ability to rent a boat and sail in it.