Things to see and do - Glasgow
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Scotland’s most populous city, Glasgow flourished in the 19C. In the 1960s it went into decline with the closure of its shipyards, but subsequently diversified into technology industries. Its architecture reflects this history: classic Georgian façades, Victorian baroque palaces, marvels of Modernism and futurist buildings… it is Glasgow’s inhabitants, though, who represent the true manifestation of the city’s spirit, best experienced in its pubs and football stadiums.
Tourist attractions Glasgow : Things to see and do
The fourth sanctuary built on the site chosen by St Mungo in the 7C, the present cathedral was not completed until the 15C but the interior dates from the 13 and 14C. It is hard to encompass it all from the square; much better to go to the Necropolis..
82 st. Hillhead
This wing is a reconstruction of the house of Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928). Its interiors decorated with highly original motifs show that he was a pioneer of architecture and what today is called design. The white wood panelling heightened b..
The popularity of this museum, one of the most visited in the world, can be put down to the beauty of the site and the variety of the exhibits (8 000 in total) and the quality of the fine art collections, which include works by renowned artists: the ..
60 Renfrew Street (corner of Hope Street) GB - Glasgow G2 3BW
This citizenM Glasgow is located 400 metres from Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall. It offers stylish, modern rooms with free Wi-Fi, a cocktail bar, a designer lobby and a 24-hour canteen. Glasgow Central Rail Station and the Buchanan Galleries shopping ..
36 Cambridge Street GB - Glasgow G2 3HN
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The 4-star Glasgow City Hotel is in Glasgow city centre, 800 metres from Glasgow Central Rail Station. It has large rooms, a sauna, steam room and indoor swimming pool with spa pool. The Glasgow City Hotel is just a short walk from the shops, restau..
161 West Nile Street GB - Glasgow G1 2RL
This 4-star Holiday Inn is located in the heart of Glasgow, just 50 metres from the Royal Concert Hall. It offers bright, elegant rooms with modern bathrooms, 1 hour of free Wi-Fi and an award-winning restaurant. Bedrooms are light and airy and are ..
Leisure activities Glasgow
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What could be more quintessentially Scottish than lochs and castles? You;ll travel through the picturesque highlands passing through the haunting Glencoe and seeing Loch Lomond, Scotland's largest loch. Highlights Day trip (destination A to ..
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Explore Glasgow, one of the liveliest and most cosmopolitan destinations in Europe with this 24 hour ticket aboard an open-top double-decker bus. See all the main sights as you hop-on and hop-off 21 conveniently located stops around the city. Wit..
Travel to Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond in style and enjoy a wee dram of whisky on a small-group tour from Glasgow. With a maximum group size of 16 passengers, you are sure to have a memorable and personal experience on this special excursion to St..
23-25 St Vincent Pl. GB - G1 2DT Glasgow
Formerly the Bank of England's HQ. The grand dining room has booths, vibrant artwork and an impressive illuminated glass and wrought iron ceiling. Classic British dishes feature, along with live music every Friday and Saturday evening.
118a Blythswood St GB - G2 4EG Glasgow
Intimate restaurant which resembles an old-fashioned brasserie, courtesy of its wooden floor, banquettes and mirrors. Classically based dishes are straightforward in style, with a modern edge, and fresh Scottish seafood is a feature.
11 Blythswood Sq GB - G2 4AD Glasgow
Stylish hotel restaurant in the ballroom of the old RAC building; chic in black and white, with a zinc-topped bar and Harris Tweed banquettes. Classic menu with meats from the Josper grill. Desserts showcase the kitchen's ambitious side.
920 Sauchiehall St GB - G3 7TF Glasgow
A bright, breezy team run this likeable rustic restaurant, with its tile-backed open kitchen and wines displayed in a huge metal cage. The Scottish and European small plates will tempt one and all: cooking centres around old favourites but with added..
225a West George St GB - G2 2ND Glasgow
Tucked away in a basement but well-known by the locals. Appealing seafood menu of unfussy, classical dishes with the odd Asian influence; lemon sole is a speciality. Cosy bar-lounge and contemporary dining room hung with fish prints.
176 West Regent St. GB - G2 4RL Glasgow
Georgian townhouse in the city's heart, with original pillars, ornate carved ceilings and white walls hung with vibrant modern art. Classical cooking with a modern edge; luxurious ingredients and large portions. Friendly, efficient service.
1155 Argyle St GB - G3 8TB Glasgow
You may well feel like a gannet after a visit to this appealingly rustic restaurant, where the tasty menus are constantly evolving. Classic dishes are presented in a modern style and are brought to the table by a charming team. Exposed stone, untreat..
99 Gordon St. GB - G1 3SF Glasgow
28 Gibson St. GB - G12 8NX Glasgow
Well-run eatery with a relaxed shabby-chic style, a bustling café bar and plenty of nooks and crannies. Interesting menus uphold the motto 'think global, eat local', with dishes ranging from carefully prepared Scottish favourites to tasty Asian-inspi..