1. United Kingdom
  2. North West England
  3. Manchester

Manchester: Secrets of the City Bus Tour

Product ID: 227434
See the most famous sights of Manchester. Listen to unusual tales and quirky facts as you travel through Manchester’s streets aboard your tour bus. Discover the city's heritage as the birthplace of new ideas, innovation and great inventions.
About this activity
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts


  • Marvel at Manchester's iconic building and unique history of cotton, music, and football
  • Listen to the stories of how Manchester's inventions and discoveries changed the world
  • See historic sites such as the Roman ruins, the world's first canal, and the world's first train station
Full description
Enjoy an interesting, fun, and quirky 90 minute premium bus tour to discover Manchester's city highlights with a professional live guide commentary. Listen to the stories of how Manchester's inventions and discoveries changed the World and how the city became famous for cotton, football, music and more. See historical sights like  Roman ruins, the world's first canal, the world’s first train station, as well as Britain's largest University campus—where the Atom was first split, and the first computer and Graphene were invented. 

Continue onwards to where Mr. Rolls first met Mr. Royce, the site of Peterloo Massacre, the oldest library in the English speaking world, Manchester concert Arena—and countless more fascinating sights. All the while, your local guide will fill you in on quirky facts about Manchester’s history that you wouldn’t learn anywhere else, and you’ll indulge on a local Manchester snack. After around 90 minutes, you'll be dropped off where you were picked up.
  • 90-minute premium bus excursion
  • Professional local live guide
  • Double deck bus (no open top) with heating and comfortable seats
  • Free souvenir guide and route map
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Not allowed
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• Disabled Access: A wheelchair ramp is available but you must be able transfer to a fixed seat and fold the wheelchair for storage.
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Currently it is not possible to book this product due to its limited availability.
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Manchester Sightseeing Tours

Product ID: 227434