Best known as being home to the famous football club Manchester United, Manchester is a beautiful city located in the north westernregion of England. Often dubbed as the “Capital of the North”, Manchester is known to have an influence on music, sports and history, and is one of the most visited cities in England. For Muslim visitors Manchester offers a good range of halal facilities that visitors can benefit from. Whether one is looking for getting a peek into the history and culture of the region or to enjoy the bliss of the beautiful weather, Manchester features a wide variety of attractions.
Manchester city has some very interesting historic sites and museums. Castlefield is the location of an ancient Roman settlement; the Manchester Museum features some great relics and artifacts dating to the historic eras. There are also some beautiful art galleries that people would love to visit like the Manchester Art Gallery,The Whitworth Art Gallery, etc. There are also some beautiful landmarks like the Bridgewater Hall, The Hulme Bridge and The Merchant's Bridge.
Shopaholics just love Manchester, especially the city center. Some good places to shop in Manchester include Trafford Centre, Millennium Quarter, Market Street, Deansgate, The Avenue, etc. Other places good for shopping in Manchester are the Arndale Centre, the Corn Exchange, Selfridges and Harvey Nichols.
Manchester is served by the Manchester Airport located in the southern part of the city. There are trains connecting the airport to Oxford Road station and the Piccadilly station. Taxis are also available from the airport and cost around £15. Visitors can also take a coach or bus to the Manchester Central Coach Station.
Locating halal restaurants in Manchester is easy. There are several places in the city where visitors can relish delicious halal food. Some of the best halal restaurants in Manchester include Zouk Tea Bar & Grill, Salt n Pepper, Pink Garlic, Kebabish, Al Bilal Restaurant, Saajan, Loco Express, Mogul, etc. Curry Mile is another excellent Halal restaurant and around 70 restaurants are available in half a mile road.
There are numerous mosques in Manchester. The most popular mosques in Manchester include Didsbury Mosque, Makki Masjid & Islamic Centre, Jamia Masjid North Manchester, Muslim Youth Foundation, Al Furqan Masjid, Islamic Academy, etc.