Glasgow Scotland Travel Guide

Glasgow Travel Guide
Glasgow Nightlife
Glasgow Hotels
Glasgow Art and Culture
Glasgow Shopping

This Scottish city has a lot to boast about. It bears a vintage look with the 19 th century constructions showcasing the most beautiful architectural variations of the Victorian age. This city has a very old historical background behind its stylish and multi-ethnic appearance. You will find a sparkling city welcoming you in spite of its daunting and grand look. There are quite a number of theatres, museums, clubs and shopping malls for the tourists to visit and the transportation is very much improved in this city.

This glamorous city is always updating itself to lure the tourists with novel attractions. Glasgow has a rich cultural and art backdrop which is depicted in various museums and art galleries stuffed with priceless painting, sculptures and other artifacts. The Gallery of Modern art and Kelvingrove Art Museum are two of the wealthiest destinations that attract all the art critics as well as general tourists. This city also celebrates various events and festivals like West end festival, Celtic connections, world pipe band championship, magners comedy festivals etc which add value to the cosmopolitan flavor of the city and enhance its appeal to a visitor.

Glasgow is famous for its variety of cuisine and excellent hotels. There are options available for all of you with different budget constraints. Apart from the luxurious and expensive hotels equipped with all sorts of modern amenities you will find smaller places at reasonable price range which are decent enough to spend few days. You will get each and every delicacy that you are looking for according to your mood and preferences. But do not forget to taste the deep fried pizza which one of the most popular local dishes.

Vibrant and colorful nightlife is another attraction in Glasgow. If you have always been a night bird then the pubs and nightclubs rocking with live music can quench your thirst for partying. It is almost like a paradise for the shopaholics. Be rest assured to get each and everything that you plan to buy for yourself or for the friends. Few of the best shopping malls of Europe are waiting for you in Glasgow with their wide collection of unique and beautiful items. So get ready to go Glasgow to add another memorable vacation to your kitty.

Glasgow is the paradise for those who are really interested in exploring a new city and passionate about sight seeing. This city itself has a grand look for the vintage buildings that depict the exceptional curvatures of Victorian age. Apart from this there are various destinations that you can visit to relish your eyes. Arts, museums and galleries are the chief attractions of Glasgow.

The Burrell collection shows off around 9000 art works by Sir William Burrell which is something that Glasgow can boast about. This collection contains variety of artifacts which are influenced by the trends of different era and various parts of the world.

The Gallery of Modern Art is another must visit in Glasgow. It owns an extremely contemporary collection of the creations by some of the most talented artists of the world. In fact they often organize remarkably grand art exhibitions and workshops.

Glasgow cathedral and Necropolis is an exceptionally splendid construction said to be built on the grave of St. Kentigern, who was the first bishop of the old British Kingdom. And this architecture was built in the historical period between 13 th to 15 th centuries and bears an ethnic significance.

Glasgow Science center is the symbol of technological advancement compiled with various exciting and entertaining elements. This centre is not just worth a general visit but also serves the purpose of generating scientific awareness among people. This is considered to be one of the proud possessions of Scotland.

The Kelvingrove Art gallery and Museum is displays possibly the best ever civic collections of the European territory. The uniqueness of this collection lies in its variety which includes artifacts, natural samples, archeological specimens and many more which will surely amuse tourists of all ages and tastes.

The Lighthouse, a center for design and architecture is the pride of entire Scotland and it was inaugurated by Queen Elizabeth in the year of 1999. This Lighthouse was later renamed after the office of the Glasgow Herald newspaper. This centre monitors the educational, cultural and social affairs of Glasgow.

Martyrs’ school, McLellan galleries, Museum of transport, peoples’ palace and winter gardens, Pollok House and Country Park, Provand's Lordship, Scotland Street School Museum , St Mungo Museum Of Religious Life & Art etc are the other destinations in Glasgow that calls for a must visit. After visiting all these tourist places in Glasgow you will get the right flavor of the city’s richness and elegance.

 

 

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