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Colors of Manchester - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Manchester Cathedral from Blackfriars Bridge Manchester has many interesting symbols and unofficial names, this British city is one of the most colourful and rich in wonderful cultural features and traditions. Manchester is often called the "city of rains", because of the special geographical location of the climatic conditions are also special here. On average, precipitation falls here 300 days a year, so all the locals, leaving the house, always take an umbrella or a raincoat. At certain times of the year, the rain can go up to three days here, for local residents such weather conditions have long become the usual natural condition.
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On those rare days when the sun appears in the sky, they rush to the nearest parks and squares to spend a few hours breathing the fresh air. It is noteworthy that rainy weather does not affect the active lifestyle of citizens. Despite the heavy rain, they still hurry about their business, many locals even do not leave their favourite two-wheeled transport at home in rainy weather. After a few days of heavy rain, you can always see broken umbrellas scattered everywhere in the city streets. for some reason, locals throw them not in special garbage cans, but directly on sidewalks.
Another unofficial name for Manchester is the "city of students". There are several major universities and colleges, which are among the most prestigious educational institutions in the country. Every year, dozens of young people from different countries of the world are trained here, such a number of young people also affects the way of life of the city. In Manchester, there are many nightclubs and discos, which are never empty in the evening. Open concerts and festivals dedicated to various youth subcultures are often held on city streets. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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A large number of foreign students in the city allows foreign tourists to feel as comfortable as possible. Among the local youth, there will certainly be someone who speaks your native language. Every week, on Fridays and Saturdays, local students throw wild parties, in the evening thousands of young people rush to the nearest pubs and bars. When entertaining establishments are closed, young people move to the streets, on such days, local residents who want to have a good night's sleep after the working week, have to close the windows in their houses more tightly.
Manchester Art Gallery Many people associate Manchester with football, for many years the city lives a rich sports life. On one of its central streets is the world's largest thematic Museum dedicated to football, and fans of local clubs "Manchester city" and "Manchester United" today there are literally in every country in the world. The city has two first-class stadiums, which are the home arenas of these clubs. It will be interesting to visit this establishment even for those who have never been interested in this sport before. True football fans in Manchester will find a lot of interesting surprises. They will be able to visit not only the legendary Museum but also dozens of shops that sell football paraphernalia and accessories.
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The locals are very cheerful regardless of age, and local citizens live an active life. Even the elderly rarely spend time at home, they can be found during walks in the streets, in local parks, and in the evenings-in popular pubs. The latter has also become an important symbol of Manchester, the most famous pubs are located near the main historical square. Despite a large number of tourists and foreign students in the city, a significant part of the visitors to these pubs are local residents. They come here after a hard working day to meet friends and family, as well as drink a glass of their favourite beer.
Albert Square, Manchester During the year, the city hosts many interesting festivals and carnivals. The main part of them falls in the summer period. In summer, there is no so much rain in Manchester. So the most large-scale street festivals are held here during three summer months. Since 2007, the city has been a permanent venue for the International festival of culture, which is attended by representatives from dozens of countries. The festival includes musical concerts, theatrical performances and film screenings, as well as programs dedicated to other areas of contemporary culture. For a few days, Manchester turns into a huge open-air stage, the main part of the festival's events are arranged in open areas right on the city streets. In recent years, various charity processions have become widespread, the events are often arranged by local students. The funds collected in the framework of such events are transferred to various charity foundations.
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Reference information
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Manchester
♥   Cathedral Church of St. John the Evangelist, Manchester, 1.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Syro-Malabar Cathedral of St. Alphonsa, Preston, 43.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   St. John the Baptist Church, Chester, 54 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral Church of St. Anne, Leeds, 57.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral Church of St. Peter, Lancaster, 72.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Fountains Abbey, Ripon, 82 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Manchester
♥   Castle 'Towers of Mens' , 8.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Buckton Castle' , 14.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Turton Tower' , 20.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Dobroyd Castle' , 26.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Peveril Castle' , 34.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Almondbury Castle' , 34.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Clitheroe Castle' , 44.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Manchester

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Manchester. Learn the best periods to visit Manchester to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Manchester.
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