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In an attractive Square

We found this statue, and the square in which it stands, to be one of the most peaceful and... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
Michael C
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Derby, United Kingdom
Lincoln, why Lincoln?

You need to read the history of Manchester and its connection with the cotton producers of the US... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2016
Lifeman
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Lancashire
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Heron House 1 Lincoln Square | Brasenose Street, Manchester M2 5LN, England
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This is an awesome find....if you read up on it it is there because of Manchester's stand on anti slavery a brave move for the city known as Cottonopolis. Well worth a vist. Whilst there take some time to find the hidden gem church around...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Not quite the statue one would expect to find in the English city of Manchester, but there you go. It was on the map of the do-it-yourself walking tour, so it must be important. Actually, I gather it's something along the lines of Manchester supporting...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Was initially surprised by this but after reading the info it all made sense. This is well worth seeing and is actually a very very good statue

2  Thank Glenn W
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This statue of Abraham Lincoln is a great statue and is a must see. Nearly life size it is a great place for a photo opportunity. It is located near Central Park and easily accessible to the public.

1  Thank angoct14
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We found this statue, and the square in which it stands, to be one of the most peaceful and attractive during our visit to Manchester. Maybe the reason for our liking it is that we visited on a Saturday when a lot of the surrounding...More

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I passed this statue many times without knowing the exact reason for the statue being in Manchester. Recognises the place of Manchester and the north west on the international stage. The statue has some history on the plaque. A nice place to have a sandwich...More

1  Thank Daniel I
Reviewed 26 April 2016

You need to read the history of Manchester and its connection with the cotton producers of the US, to appreciate the significance of the statue in the city. Manchester was once nicknamed "Cottonopolis" and was the powerhouse that produced money in enough quantities to build...More

1  Thank Lifeman
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Nobody really wanted this 1917 statue (one nickname was the stomach-ache statue because of the position of the hands). It was originally destined for London, where it was rejected and replaced with a 'better' one which is in Parliament Square. The statue was also rejected...More

5  Thank Neil B
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Just off the middle of deansgate , lovely statue of one of the most well known american presidents. Fine for a photo but you can only spend ten minutes here , follow on to the museum of science and industry also free for a more...More

1  Thank Peter e
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Impressive statue set in a modern square .The Christmas Market extends to this Square from Albert Square.

1  Thank Ted B
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