Manchester is the largest city in the north of England famous
for its music scene and sport. It is also a historical city
with a wealth of fascinating museums and architecture that
reflect its unique role in the pioneering developments of the
Though the city was a major player in the industrial
revolution it has managed to weave the mementos of its past
with a forward-looking, ambitious outlook to the future.
It is home to a number of famous galleries like the Lowry and to
the "Madchester" music scene that bore famous bands like Oasis, The
Smiths and New Order.
Manchester is most famous for its sport with the XVII
Commonwealth games taking place in Manchester in 2002. It is also
proudly represented by two of the biggest and best teams in world
football in United and City.