Manchester is a large city in the north-west of England with a rich industrial heritage. Castlefield has an 18th century canal system. It serves as a reminder that in the past it was an important center of the textile industry. You can continue exploring the history of the city at interactive exhibitions at the Museum of Science and Industry. On the reconstructed shipyards of Salford Embankment, the Northern Imperial Military Museum and the Lauri Cultural Center are located. Both buildings were designed by architect Daniel Libeskind. The population of the city is 520,000 people.