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Manchester: Quick City Overview












City: Manchester
County: Manchester
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Although it was founded by the Roman Empire more than 2000 years ago, Manchester determined its identity during the english textile revolution of the 19th Century, in what was a radical change for the city with the construction of hundreds of factories and an exquisite repertoire of industrial architecture. Like London, it was intensely bombed by the germans and it fell into decay for several decades. However, as often happens in the urban evolution of many cities of the world,it completely reversed its course in the last 30 years, becoming the second most important city in England and a new pole of modern architecture within the United Kingdom.











 

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Manchester: John Rylands Library












City: Manchester
County: Manchester
Place: John Rylands Library








The John Rylands Library is perhaps the most interestin place in Manchester. Made in pure neo-Gothic style, it is known for its Reading Room with its arches and red carpets. Its architectural imponence is also complemented by its hallways and rooms with very valuable collections, such as the Papyrus P52, an old fragment of the New Testament.










 

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Manchester: Piccadilly Station












City: Manchester
County: Manchester
Place: Piccadilly Station








With approximately 25 million passengers per year, Manchester Piccadilly Station is the city's main transport hub, located only 5 blocks from downtown (Piccadilly Gardens) and directly connected to the Metrolink Network of trams. Following next, some images of the station:











 
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