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Sightseeing Manchester

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4 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 days 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 3 days 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 5 days ago via mobile

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

Thank gthomson2018
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
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Could someone get back as Me never paying on bus at any time.makes me think that pass can be used on any service.

8  Thank joannescholes
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

This has been a low point on my holiday, even though the weather was beautiful. No live guide, which would have been okay if we could have properly hear the recorded one... Which was not even on point sometimes as the driver (who never introduced...More

1  Thank Olivia T
Reviewed 4 August 2018

I really enjoyed it it was always on time and I learnt a lot about Manchester despite having lived in it for 6 years!

Thank hannou185
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Having not long since moved to Manchester I found the trip enjoyable and learnt plenty of things about the city. For visitors - because of the frequency of the tours and the hop on/off nature - it is also a very useful way to combine...More

7  Thank slc9t9
Reviewed 14 July 2018

For £6 per head this was a good tour of the basics of the city's offerings with a hop-on and off element to the tickets for 24hrs.

3  Thank GRLUK
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Morgan J
17 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