8 incredible Manchester things not many people know exist including Gnome Island and an underground river

Some proud Mancs might not have heard of this lot.

Manchester’s streets are littered with curious artefacts of the city’s past – some of which most residents will have never even heard of.

From statues of American presidents to underground rivers and even an island of gnomes, Manchester is a great place to explore for anyone with an eye for curiosities and obscure historical facts.

Here are some of our favourite lesser known attractions Manchester city centre.