Liverpool vs Manchester: 19 reasons why there is one clear winner

When it comes to comparing the northern powerhouse cities, there is one clear winner.

These two northern heavyweights are steeped in history and there is plenty of excitement, opportunity and culture on offer across both cities. However, we firmly believe Liverpool is the crown jewel of the region.

The city has has been a melting pot of cultures for many years and has undergone a huge transformation since being named the European Capital of Culture in 2008 .

The city has a great vibe and the recent Eurovision success proved it to the rest of the world.

Liverpool also claims to be the ‘Hollywood of the North’ and has recently been the backdrop to some huge Hollywood films such as The Batman and Captain America: The First Avenger.

This gallery showcases 18 reasons Liverpool better than Manchester.