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The Riverside Museum of Transport showcases transport memorabilia from across the globe. It is located next to The Tall Ship on the River Clyde at Pointhouse Place in Glasgow. Visitors can view exhibits including steam trains, historic cars, trams, motorbikes and much more. Entry is free. Discover Glasgow’s Riverside Museum of Transport with this visitor guide.
The St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art is located near Glasgow Cathedral where it showcases a varied collection of religious artefacts from across the globe. The museum offers a very good café and gift shop in addition to the displays and exhibits in its multi-level historic building. Discover Glasgow’s St. Mungo Museum with this complete visitor guide.
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.
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.
Kelvingrove Park is located in the West End of Glasgow. The public park features Kelvingrove Museum, the River Kelvin, and the Stewart Fountain. Visitors can enjoy 85 acres of parkland that feature an array of flowerbeds, wide expanses of lawn, historic monuments, children’s play parks, ponds and sports venues. Discover Kelvingrove Park with this complete visitor guide.
The Glasgow SECC is Scotland’s largest exhibition arena. It is located close to the banks of the River Clyde in the centre of Glasgow and is easily reached via the city’s subway stations and bus stops. The SECC has three main buildings – the Armadillo, the Hydro, and the SEC Centre. Discover the SECC with this complete guide.
Pollok Country Park is one of the largest public parks in Scotland. This award-winning green space is located two miles south of Glasgow city centre and is easily accessible by car, train and bus. The park was named Britain’s best in 2007 and was named best in Europe in 2008. Highlights include Pollok House with its beautiful landscaped gardens and The Burrell Collection which is home to over 9,000 antiquities and artworks.
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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The TRNSMT music festival is staged in Glasgow each year in July, usually in Glasgow Green public park which is notable for the People’s Palace museum. The festival presents the cream of British musical talent over 3 days and facilities include food and drink stalls, souvenir stands and a chill-out area.
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.
The University of Glasgow was founded in 1451 and is the fourth-oldest university in the UK. It has more listed buildings inside the complex than any other university in Britain. A visit allows tourists to explore the superb Hunterian Museum and Hunterian Art Gallery as well as the university grounds.
The Hunterian Museum, located in the University of Glasgow, features a collection of exhibits from the fields of zoology, geology, archaeology, and more. The museum is a popular free attraction that’s often overlooked by visiting tourists as it is located within the city’s university complex. Discover the Hunterian Museum with this complete visitor guide.
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