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52 Church Street

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Free

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Free, Shopping Type
2 hours to Half Day Time to Spend

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Afflecks calls itself "an emporium of eclecticism" and "a totem of indie commerce." This mall, which spreads itself across four floors, is no usual shopping center – you won't find your typical British stores like John Lewis or Cath Kidston here. Instead, Afflecks' shops and stalls are filled with everything from Thai massage services to all types of clothing to anime and art. You'll also find tarot card readers and tattoo parlors.

Past visitors said Afflects is a longtime Manchester institution and a great place for quirky finds. It's also popular with teens.

You'll find Afflecks in the Northern Quarter neighborhood of Manchester on Church Street near Piccadilly Gardens. Afflecks is open Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Sundays, just the ground and first floors are open, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To learn more about the shops in Afflecks, visit the website.

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