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Glasgow Sightseeing Tours

Glasgow Sightseeing Tours Scotland - Tourists who enjoy a sightseeing tour of Glasgow will be able to get a better hold of the ins and outs of the wonderful city they have chosen to vacation at. For some, the time, money, and energy saved through letting a professional lead the way is more valuable than one can describe. Tours of Glasgow allow visitors to check out the main attractions, scenery, and culture without stealing time away from random exploration of the city.

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Depending on your preferences, you could be enjoying a sightseeing tour of Glasgow in many different ways. Some Glasgow tours offer excursions on top of the water, while others zip through the city aboard a bus. Some of the tour options in Glasgow include: Greater Glasgow and Clyde Valley Tourist Board (11 George Square; bus tours, and cruises on Loch Lomond and to the islands in the Firth of Clyde); Waverley (0141/221-8152; paddle steamers); Clyde Marine Cruises (in Greenock; 01475/721281, cruises from May through September); Classic Coaches (0141/889-4050; coach rides); Little’s Chauffeur Drive (1282 Paisley Rd. W, South Side; 0141/883-2111; car-and-driver tours).

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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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