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  • 13 Free Attractions in Glasgow

    13 Free Attractions in Glasgow

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    Visiting Scotland’s tourist attractions can be an expensive business, especially for those visitors travelling with a family. In this article you will discover a list of completely free-to-visit attractions in Glasgow that are suitable for all ages, including historic buildings, walking routes, museums, and public parks.

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  • 30 Interesting Facts About Glasgow

    30 Interesting Facts About Glasgow

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    From the attractions on the River Clyde to the exciting buzz of the city centre you’re guaranteed to find something to do in Glasgow. Discover a collection of fascinating facts about the city in this article that covers everything from its history to its tourist attractions.

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  • 6 Interesting Attractions in Glasgow for Couples

    6 Interesting Attractions in Glasgow for Couples

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    There’s a lot to like about Glasgow. Not only is it Scotland’s largest city but it’s also home to a dizzying number of world-class art galleries, museums, theatres and music venues. Take a look at the best attractions in Glasgow for couples with this article which features overviews of the top places to visit and immersive 360° photos.

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  • George Square

    George Square

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    George Square is the main civic centre in Glasgow. The square hosts several major events throughout the year and is home to many historical monuments. Glasgow’s main war memorial is sited at one end of the square in front of the Glasgow City Council Chamber and attractions including the city’s modern art gallery are within a short walking distance.

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  • Glasgow Botanic Gardens

    Glasgow Botanic Gardens

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    The ever-popular Glasgow Botanic Gardens are a green oasis of plant life from across the globe located right in the heart of the city on Great Western Road. There are several attractions in the gardens including a Victorian glasshouse, a large tropical greenhouse, a café, lawns, and a maze of paths through trees and flowerbeds. Discover Glasgow Botanic Gardens with this complete visitor guide.

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  • Glasgow Cathedral

    Glasgow Cathedral

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    The beautiful 12th-century Glasgow Cathedral is the oldest building in Glasgow and it is the most complete medieval cathedral on the Scottish mainland. The cathedral is open to the public and is centrally located between the Glasgow Necropolis and St. Mungo’s Museum.

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  • Glasgow City Centre Mural Trail

    Glasgow City Centre Mural Trail

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    The Glasgow city centre mural trail takes walkers on an interesting route through the city centre to view giant public artworks that have been painted on buildings and walls. Discover this fascinating trail in this complete guide which provides an overview as well as handy visiting advice.

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  • Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art

    Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art

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    The Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art (known locally as the GOMA) features temporary and permanent exhibitions of Scotland’s greatest modern artworks. The gallery is located in a former city mansion and is regarded as one of the finest collections of modern art in Scotland. Discover the GOMA with this complete visitor guide.

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  • Glasgow Green

    Glasgow Green

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    Glasgow Green is a 55-acre park set in the centre of Glasgow. It is the oldest park in the city and is also home to the People’s Palace social history museum. Popular events including the TRNSMT music festival and the World Pipe Band Championships are staged in the park annually while the remainder of the year sees the grounds used for leisure activities for the city’s residents.

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  • Glasgow Necropolis

    Glasgow Necropolis

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    The Necropolis is a Victorian garden cemetery sited on a hill overlooking Glasgow Cathedral. It is the final resting place of fifty thousand people and it was one of the first multi-faith graveyards in the world. The Necropolis is well-known for the elaborate monuments and gravestones that cover the 37-acre site. It is free to visit and guided tours are available on request. Discover the Glasgow Necropolis with this complete visitor guide.

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  • Glasgow Science Centre

    Glasgow Science Centre

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    The Glasgow Science Centre is situated on the River Clyde waterfront in Glasgow. The family-friendly attraction features a science mall, a 127-metre viewing tower and an IMAX cinema. Discover one of Glasgow’s top tourist attractions with this guide which features an overview and useful visiting advice.

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  • Glasgow Tourist Information & Travel Tips

    Glasgow Tourist Information & Travel Tips

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    As the largest city in Scotland, Glasgow is a wonderful destination for tourists. It’s home to many of the finest historic buildings in the country but it’s also an ultra-modern city with many of Scotland’s best restaurants, bars and nightlife. Discover everything you need to know about visiting Glasgow in this complete tourist information guide which includes details about where to eat, where to stay, and the best places to go shopping.

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