Manchester, United Kingdom
#2 in Best Places to Visit in UK - The entire city comes to life during the Manchester International Festival held in the summer, with this year (2013) holding it for the fourth time.
Visual as well as performing arts, music, culture and more run amok, chosen in the best of taste. Check festival events and dates and be part of the magic. Head to some sensational eateries like Aubaine, Damson and Vermilion. At Manchester Town Hall you’ll enjoy The Sculpture Hall and café inside as well as the history behind this Victorian Gothic beauty. The Manchester Art Gallery has one of the finest collections you’ll find anywhere in the world. Don’t forget to take part in the Manchester Day Parade this 2nd of June.