Glimpse the Glory of Manchester Past Along Its Canals

Manchester was the world’s first industrial town, the cradle of the global manufacturing economy. Today‘s Manchester, however, is no museum: busy and forward-looking, it seems prouder of its soccer clubs and its modern-day prosperity – a rare thing in Britain’s troubled north – than of any past glories.

There is little in the streets of the modern city centre that would provide clues about the town’s unique history. One level down,

Glimpse the Glory of Manchester Past Along Its Canals