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Manchester Cathedral Tours

Manchester Cathedral
This beautiful cathedral has a long history. It first opened its doors as a small parish in the 1420s and grew over the next 400 years, along with the city where it is located.

Intricate detail can be found throughout this building, which achieved cathedral status when a new diocese was created in 1847. Wood-carvings in and around the choir stalls tell a story of life in the distant past. Other historical artifacts include the Angel Stone, which is located in the wall of the South Porch and dates back to around 700. There are also more recent historical displays, such as the “Fire Window,” a window which was destroyed during WWII and then replaced, and depicts the Nazi attack.

Practical Info

Manchester Cathedral is easily accessible via public transit. Take the Metrolink to St. Peter’s Square. Buses to the cathedral are 11, 16, 41, 42 or 47.
Address: Victoria Street, Manchester M3 1SX, England
Hours: Mon – Fri 8am – 7pm; Sat 8am – 5pm; Sun 8:30am – 7:30pm
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Manchester Walking Tour with Local BloggerPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Manchester Walking Tour with Local Blogger

Visit the best spots in Manchester according to a local blogger. I will show you the best highlights, hidden gems and photo spots in the city! The tour can be completely tailored to your wishes. Do you want to find the best Instagram spots? The best bars? Quirky hidden gems and best street art? Or simply enjoy the best highlights with some extra information? Let me know what you’re looking for and I will put together a personalised walking tour for you.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
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  • Taking safety measures
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Manchester Food Tour by Scranchester ToursCulinary & Gourmet Tour

Manchester Food Tour by Scranchester Tours

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A gastronomic adventure, sample some of the best food and drink the Britain's greatest industrial city has to offer and learn how our food and drink offers an insight into the city’s past, present and future. Manchester’s food and drink scene is booming and this tour will show you why. Your local guide will take you on a multi-stop food tour across the city revealing some culinary hidden gems and historical insights along the way.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes to 4 hours
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes to 4 hours
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Manchester Afternoon Walking TourCultural Tours

Manchester Afternoon Walking Tour

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This is an excellent choice for travelers with limited time. Go on a whistle-stop walking tour of Manchester’s main attractions such as Piccadilly Gardens, Chinatown, Vimto Sculpture, St. Peter’s Square, Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester Cathedral, and much more. Exploring the city with a guide means you won’t have to worry about getting lost, and you’ll hear entertaining stories along the way.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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MANCHESTER GHOST TOUR: City Center Exploration GamePrivate Sightseeing Tours

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MANCHESTER GHOST TOUR: City Center Exploration Game

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Embark on a quest around Manchester by solving clues that will take you to the most haunted places in the city, all with the help of your smartphone. Unlock new stories as you discover on your own Manchester Cathedral, Palace Theatre, Albert Square, and more. + Discover the most haunted streets, villas, and squares in the city + Find out the horror stories of the people who used to live there + Solve clues on your phone while you visit the haunted Manchester You are invited to discover the captive souls, the spirits and the mysterious skeletons of Manchester with an interactive city exploration app. Each clue will lead you from one place to another, giving you exact directions, so you won’t need a map, a GPS or a guide. When you solve it and guess the answer, the secret story of that place is unlocked. Start and stop whenever you want. Along the way, you’ll find horror stories that will give you the chills. Dare you go on this tour?
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Chinese-speaking Manchester Walking Tour by RobinGOCultural Tours

Chinese-speaking Manchester Walking Tour by RobinGO

- Explore Manchester in the Manchester Way - Tours are led by native Mancunions - Guaranteed departures, you book you go - Mandarin-speaking tour guide - Combining culture, history and engagement activities
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours
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Chinese-speaking Manchester Walking Tour and English Afternoon Tea by RobinGOCultural Tours

Chinese-speaking Manchester Walking Tour and English Afternoon Tea by RobinGO

- Explore Manchester in the Manchester Way - Taste the best English Afternoon Tea in Manchester - Tours are led by native Mancunions - Guaranteed departures, you book you go - Mandarin-speaking tour guide - Combining culture, history, engagement activities
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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Manchester walking tour with Mandarin speaking guideCultural Tours

Manchester walking tour with Mandarin speaking guide

- The Mandarin Walking tour is endorsed by VisitManchester - Explore Manchester in the Manchester Way - Tours are led by native Mancunions - Guaranteed departures, you book you go
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What are Manchester Cathedral hours of operation?
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Manchester Cathedral hours of operation: Mon – Fri 8am – 7pm; Sat 8am – 5pm; Sun 8:30am – 7:30pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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