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Glasgow Tourist Attractions

Glasgow Tourist Attractions Scotland - When visiting Glasgow, one of the main things a tourist will participate in is checking out the variety of tourist attractions available throughout the city. Glasgow tourist sights can be found all over the various districts of this destination. As you tour sections of town, such as the West End or the South Side, you will encounter a wealth of attractions in Glasgow to explore.

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In the West End, Glasgow tourist attractions, such as the impressive structure of Glasgow University, which serves as the fourth oldest learning institution in the United Kingdom, can be found. This part of town also offers access to the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the Museum of Transport, as well as a nice shopping arena like De Courcey's Arcade. The South Side offers Glasgow attractions like the refreshing Bellahouston Park and Pollok Country Park.

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4-6 Stevenson Street
Glasgow, Scotland
When visiting Scotland, you might want to enjoy a nice shopping trip. Head for this Glasgow attraction to enjoy the largest indoor market in the country.

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Palace of Art
16 Dumbreck Road
Glasgow, Scotland
To explore a couple of energetic and invigorating activities, there are plenty of activities at this site, including gymnastics and table tennis. This sight can be found at Bellahouston Park.

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St George's Tron
163 Buchanan Street
Glasgow, Scotland
When visiting this church, you will encounter a popular Scotland landmark. This attraction can be found within the center of the city.

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Kingston Bridge
M8 Motorway
Glasgow, Scotland
At this bridge, you will encounter one of the busiest in the area. This site can be located throughout the center of the city.

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Charing Cross Mansions
Sauchiehall Street/ Newton Street
Glasgow, Scotland
Want to view what the lap of luxury looks like in the form of a home? Visiting these impressive houses located near the motorway is a perfect opportunity.

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George Square
Glasgow, Scotland
Similar to the Red Square, this Glasgow attraction offers the sights of the City Chambers and the Clyde Valley Tourist Board. Nice features to seek out include the statues of personalities, such as Queen Victoria.

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Glasgow Cathedral
Castle Street
Glasgow, Scotland
This medieval landmark offers a chance to view one of the oldest churches in the city. Today, the Church of Scotland resides at this location, which presents a Gothic style of architecture.

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Dean Castle and Country Park
Dean Road
Glasgow, Scotland
This fortress dates back to the 14th century, which was built by the Boyd family. 200 acres of land offer onsite entertainment, such as a rare breeds center, as well as swan pond.

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Glasgow Zoopark
Calderpark, Hamilton Road
Glasgow, Scotland
At this zoo, some of the residents to look for include black bears, rhinos, and parrots. When visiting this sight, be on the lookout for Uddingston when driving.

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Glasgow Interesting Facts

  • The first official international football match was played at the West of Scotland Cricket Club in 1872.
  • Glasgow is home of one of the five Clyde built sailing-ships left afloat in the world.
  • The first weekly service to North America sailed from Yorkhill Quay.
  • The Hunterian Art Gallery and Museum was the first public museum in Scotland in 1807.
  • Famous architects Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Alexander Thomson came from Glasgow.
  • Glasgow is the only city in Scotland with underground train service.
  • Glasgow’s original underground system is the oldest underground system in the world.
  • The Mitchell Library is Europe’s largest public reference library.
  • The Kibble Palace in the Botanic Gardens was a gift from John Kibble in 1873.
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