Each day I commute from Leeds to Manchester on the Trans Pennine Express. To get to my office near Victoria Station I avoid the direct route which would take me through the busy city centre and instead walk through the Northern Quarter. For those who are not familiar with this part of Manchester it is an up and coming area of Manchester with a feel of the likes of Londons Notting Hill and Manhattans Village. In fact I think the term UrbanVillage just about sums up the Northern Quarter. Im not saying that it is as refined as Notting Hill but it is aiming towards that kind of vibrant Indie culture.

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So, if you are coming to Manchester, why not visit the Northern Quarter and see what it has to offer. Enjoy what it has to offer and use as a base to explore the rest of Manchester. You are only a few minutes walk to the main city centre so you really have the best of both worlds.

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