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Unlock the magic of Glasgow

Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city and has transformed itself from an industrial city to one of the cultural capitals of Europe. Rich in shipbuilding heritage, many ocean liners are constructed on the banks of the River Clyde. It’s home to Scottish institutions such as Scottish Ballet, Scottish Opera and National Theatre of Scotland. It boasts a thriving music scene and is buzzing with cafés, restaurants, shops and bars.

Attractions in Glasgow

University of Glasgow
One of the oldest universities in the English speaking world, its notable alumni include Lord Kelvin and Adam Smith.
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
One of the most popular attractions in Scotland, the museum covers everything from Ancient Egypt to the Rennaisance.
Kelvingrove Park
A large public park in the West End, the park is beloved by locals for its expansive green space and summer activities.
Botanic Gardens
Founded by a botanist and professor in 1817, the royal gardens have flourished as botanists have explored other climate zones and returned with plants, trees, and flowers for the gardens.
Tennent's Brewery
Based at the Wellpark Brewery, Tennent's is one of the oldest companies in Scotland and produces a wide range of well-known beers and ciders.
Glasgow Necropolis
Though not every grave has a stone, the 37-acre Victorian-era necropolis has over 50,000 souls buried in it.
Glasgow Cathedral
The oldest church on the mainland of Scotland, the cathedral has several names, including St Mungo's, High Kirk, and St Kentigern's.
Ashton Lane
Lined with bars and eclectic restaurants, the cobblestone lane could easily be passed by if you don't know to look for it.
St Mungo Museum
Named for St Mungo, who brought Christianity to Scotland in the 6th century, the museum explores the various way religion shapes a person.
George Square
With statues to Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott, Sir Robert Peel, and James Watt, the square is one of six city squares that comprise the city centre of Glasgow.
Merchant City
Originally the home and warehouses of wealthy tobacco lords, Merchant City now flourishes as a city center for locals and travellers.
Doune Castle
Explore this 14th-century formidable castle in Doune, with its striking 100 ft high gatehouse and one of the best-preserved great halls in Scotland.
Midhope Castle
Midhope Castle is a 16th-century tower house in Scotland, featured as a location in the Outlander TV series.
Blackness Castle
This 15th-century fortress stands on a rocky spit in the Firth of Forth, best known as 'the ship that never sailed'.
Culross
Culross is a village and former royal burgh, and parish, in Fife, and one of Scotland's most picturesque villages, often used as a film and television location.
Linlithgow palace
Linlithgow Palace was the birthplace of Mary, Queen of Scots and one of the principal residences of the monarchs of Scotland in the 15th and 16th centuries. Its magnificent ruins are set in a park beside a loch rich in wildlife.
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