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Sightseeing Manchester

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4 weeks ago
31 Aug 2018
“Awful !”
Sightseeing Manchester, the hop on – hop off city bus tour. The official, daily and all year round city tour showing you the best of Manchester. Tours start from Manchester Town Hall / Albert Square (post code M2 5HD).
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| Albert Square, Manchester M2 5HD, England
+44 7522 091493
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour has only 9 stops and omits some of the best local attractions such as Aston Hall and the Botanic Gardens. The recorded commentary is good and continues at the stops, allowing the visitor to take in the information. There is a stop near...More

2  Thank Stickman1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always like to go one one of these sightseeing red buses, they give a brief tour of the local area. You tend to see things on these buses that you would not be aware of any other way. You can get off the buses...More

Thank r0selle6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found out lots I didn't know about Birmingham. The ticket is valid for two days, so the first day we did the whole tour without stopping. Then the second day we hopped on and off and visited various museums and places.I thought it was very...More

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t hear a word of the commentary as on extremely low volume....along with the noise of the city/traffic you have no chance! Every other hop on hop off bus in the world has headphones but not here. Such a Shame as lots of interesting Manchester...More

Thank Exploration15364
PhilipH2651, Manager at Sightseeing Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback - however negative! You are wrong though with your statement that "Every other hop on hop off bus in the world has headphones" - this is simply not true. Many have recorded commentary and others have live guides - both...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awful. Poor value. Sound quality poor. Driver gave wrong details meaning we missed last bus. Better getting tram.

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Reviewed 7 October 2018

it was most enjoyable tour and helped me get a handle on this amazing beautiful city, also has given me ideas for the rest of the trip

1  Thank barbra p
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Probably the best way to cram sightseeing into as short a time as possible. We tend to use these tours if we can. They are a tad expensive but I suppose it's a captive audience.

1  Thank Samantha C
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Never been to to Manchester before and thought you have got to try and see all you can. Glad we did plenty to view, hop on and off when you wanted to see more. Good value.

1  Thank Irene P
Reviewed 18 September 2018

The best way to see Manchester and area. I had it planned for a day that poured rain, so did not get off but was still worth the trip!

Thank Heather F
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This is a straightforward but really splendid way to understand the main sights of the centre of Birmingham (Brum to the locals). The double decker - open top should you wish - makes some 9 stops around the town. These are actual stops where the...More

5  Thank DayTrip606278
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Morgan J
16 November 2017|
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Response from WendyA1957 | Reviewed this property |
In December there will only be 1 bus running and the times will be 10.30, 12.00 and 14.00. There is a commentary played over the speakers on board.
25 May 2017|
Response from SightseeingMCR | Property representative |
The stops for Sightseeing Manchester are Albert Square, Piccadilly, the Northern Quarter, National Football Museum, Manchester Cathedral, Salford Cathedral, Salford University, The Quays, IWMN, Manchester United, Museum of... More