About Glasgow

Get to know about Glasgow city of culture in Scotland, Scotland’s largest city, like a true Scotsman. Its bustling metropolitan center is located on the River Clyde and is an important seaport. With frequent trains to London and other U.K. destinations, as well as its international airport and efficient urban transportation system, Glasgow is an easy city to navigate.

From an early Christian site of the 6th century to a wealthy and influential bishopric, Glaswegians saw their city grow in prestige and power through its international trade of commodities like linen.

Tartan woven cloth

Sparked by the Scottish Enlightenment and the Industrial Revolution, Glasgow’s fortunes exploded on the world scene, with active trade in almost every sector and a vibrant shipbuilding economy.

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Glasgow city chambers

Today, the city of Glasgow combines up-to-the-moment culture with stately architecture and a true sense of fun. The modern shape of the Clyde Arc Bridge is unmistakable in Glasgow’s skyline, while the City Chambers building dominates its own section of the city with Victorian stateliness. Medieval Glasgow Cathedral is an excellent sightseeing visit. The Merchant City rewards pedestrians with countless pubs and restaurants and its central location near the riverside and Glasgow Green means that you can enjoy Glasgow’s unique sites.

It’s easy to get to know About Glasgow city of culture in Scotland’s wide range of museums and cultural opportunities – nearly all of them are free! The Riverside Museum showcases a collection relating to transportation in a picturesque location on the river, while the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum exhibits have everything from artistic masters to suits of armor. 
You can don also your party clothes for an evening out at the Scottish Ballet or National Theatre.
Glasgow makes a serious rival for London in terms of the breadth and uniqueness of its retail. 
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Bagpipe player
Every quirky and up-to-the-minute trend is available for those in the know. Buchanan Street has all the large brands you could wish for while remaining pedestrian-friendly, and the unique Argyll Arcade attracts with its window displays of precious jewelry and diamonds. Truly all shoppers can find something to cherish in Glasgow.
You might want to extend your time in Scotland and spend a few extra days after your Scotland walking tour with us. You can also find more about our England small group tours.