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“Good place to hide away”

The John Rylands Library
Ranked #1 of 190 things to do in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Welcome to The John Rylands Library, one of the world's finest collections of rare books and manuscripts. The John Rylands Library is part of The University of Manchester. Please note that we open at 12noon on Mondays and Sundays
Useful Information: Stairs / lift, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 4 March 2012

Good place to hide away and disappear for a day if you want a day of rest and not contacted.

Thank Eric H
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Reviewed 4 March 2012

The John Rylands Library is certainly a sight to behold. They have a huge collection of books from centuries ago and even have a piece of bible from 125AD. The building is beautiful and the archtecture quite stunning. Modern 21st century bits have been added on but its been done very well and doesn't clash with the old. This must be one of our National treasures

Thank chickincheltenham
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Reviewed 3 March 2012

This is a lovely building. Right in the centre of Manchester. Take a look and see it for yourself.

Thank Catherine A
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Reviewed 3 March 2012

Its worth a break from shopping to spend a peaceful hour in this cathedral to learning. The Architecture is so impressive, a wonderful place to study.

Thank Gabrielle L
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Reviewed 2 March 2012

This is a very atmospheric building holding regular exhibitions.

Thank edith_beryl
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