24 Reasons Why Manchester Is The True Capital Of The North

    Because it is, isn't it?

    1. In 2015, Manchester was voted the best UK city to live in.

    2. Manchester has the tallest UK skyline outside of London.

    3. We’re a proudly multicultural city.

    4. Our gay village attracts visitors from all over the world.

    5. Manchester has a rich musical history and artists from Greater Manchester have forever altered the cultural landscape of the UK.

    6. And it's home to some of the best independent music venues.

    7. Since the hazy days of Madchester and The Hacienda, Manchester has always been renowned for its nightlife.

    8. Urban festivals are made for Manchester.

    9. For fans of theatre and the arts, Manchester is the place to be.

    10. The "Oxford Road Corridor" is the busiest bus route in Europe.

    11. Our distinctive Northern Quarter is filled with vintage shops, indie bars, retro cafes, and unique street art.

    12. Vegan? Gluten-free? Lactose intolerant? You'll be catered for in Manchester.

    13. And our chip barms are second to none.

    14. In Manchester, no one judges you for drowning your dinner in gravy.

    15. Manchester has two world-class universities.

    16. And it's the birthplace of numerous scientific discoveries.

    17. Manchester is the sporting capital of the UK.

    18. Manchester is heaven for shopaholics.

    19. Emmeline Pankhurst, leader of the suffragette movement, was born in Manchester's Moss Side.

    20. There are plenty of diverse districts across the city.

    21. If you need a break from city life, the Peak District is right on Manchester's doorstep.

    22. Manchester's first cat cafe is opening this summer.

    23. Your money goes further in Manchester.

    24. Manchester folks are funny, friendly, and know how to have a good time.

    And most importantly, in Manchester you can have a couple of pints, find a traffic cone crown, and your mates will be already chanting "King in the North, King in the North".