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Discover Manchester

What You’ll See

Manchester's official, accredited, daily tour.

Always led by qualified Green or Blue badge tour guides. Discover a city of firsts, the birthplace of the industrial revolution - the original, modern city.

You'll see our beautiful civic buildings - including Manchester Town Hall, Central Library, the Midland Hotel, John Rylands Library and the Royal Exchange. You'll hear all about the city's Victorian and Cotton eras as well as what makes Manchester great today.

Meets 11am, every day of the year (yes, including Sundays, public holidays, Christmas - whatever the weather) on the Central Library steps in Saint Peter's Square, M2 5PD.

DM Town Hall Angle DM Town Hall Foliage DM Opera House DM Postbox Crowd DM Britannia Manc One DM DGS construction DM Central Library Portico DM JS D Iscover DM CJC DM Midland rear DM Town Hall Entrance DM FTH Arms DM Exchange Int DM Suz DM St Peters Sq Tram DM Opera House crop
About the Guide
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John Consterdine

John is the only Manchester tour guide who's also a taxi driver and combines these in Manchester Taxi Tours.

Contact John
£12 Per person
Walking Tour
You can just turn up on the Central Library steps with £10 in cash per person. Or use the button below to book in advance. Click here to book in advance!
Meeting time


Meeting point

M2 5PD, Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom