The main Glasgow tourist attractions you must see!

Glasgow, a city full of culture and interest. You won’t get bored here! Any time of the year, you will find outstanding entertainment. From diverse neighbourhoods and impressive architecture to appetizing food and drink scene and legendary nightlife. There are plenty of Glasgow tourist attractions for you to discover in this beautiful, vibrant city.

Glasgow tourist attractions

glasgow tourist attractions

University of Glasgow

The architecture of this one of the oldest universities in the UK is just breath-taking! The campus is big and open to public. University of Glasgow resembles a real-life Hogwarts. The Cloisters are the main point of interest attracting many crowds. The symmetrical design is a perfect location to take few pictures! There’s also Hunterian museum which you can enjoy. The University of Glasgow will put a spell on you. Don’t forget to put on your Gryffindor gown on 😉

University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

kelvingrove park

Calling all nature lovers! Just across from the University of Glasgow is a beautiful, spacious park. In the heart of Glasgow’s West End, with the River Klein running through the park. Enjoy a sunny afternoon there. Perfect spot for a picnic or a  walk. You can hike up to the top and get a nice view of the city.

Kelvingrove Park Glasgow

Kelvingrove Park Glasgow

kelvingrove art gallery and museum

Located in the Kelvingrove park, this beautiful art gallery and museum is free to public. As Glasgow is the national cultural hub, this is one of the main Glasgow tourist attractions you must visit!  It has amazing exhibits and artifacts from different eras and from around the world. You can learn a lot of useful information while you’re there. Who said learning can’t be fun?! The museum contains Europe’s largest civic art collections. The collections are extensive, wide-ranging and internationally-significant. With beautiful interior design, you will find a treasure or two.

Kelvingrove art gallery and museum

Kelvingrove art gallery and museum

Kelvingrove art and museum

dine and wine at ashton lane

This little gem is hidden just off the main road. Filled with many bars and restaurants, it’s definitely a good place to head during your trip. With yet more bars and restaurants for you to indulge in Scottish food. One of the most popular Glasgow tourist attractions is an impressive gastronomic scene. Explore the unique and distinct neighbourhoods of Glasgow each with their own personality, vibe and hidden gems.

Ashton lane Glasgow
Ashton Lane Glasgow

Ashton Lane Glasgow

shop at buchanan street

This is the high street in the new town. With plenty of shops. You’ll also get to hear some Scottish music. Glasgow is consistently voted as the top place to shop in the UK outside London’s west end. Buchanan Street is the city’s main pedestrianised shopping street where there is no shortage of mega malls, well-known brand names and speciality shopping. Ingram Street is where to find exclusive fashion brands and check out the mews lanes and arcades in the West End for cool vintage, second-hand and independent boutiques. Every weekend you’ll also find neighbourhood craft markets. All your big brand names.

Glasgow tourist attractions

visit george square

george square is in the centre of glasgow,lovely place to sit and view the city, lots of great pubs and restaurants round about the square.A great place to watch all the hustle and bustle of a great city.  Some excellent architecture on display and an inspiring memorial to the fallen.

go inside glasgow city chambers

George Square Glasgow

take a tour

Tours are a great way of seeing Glasgow and learning fascinating facts about the city from expert locals.  There are a number of walking tours on offer where knowledgeable guides can help you explore the city themed around everything from food and music to history and architecture.  You can also take guided tours of many of the city’s venues, from breweries to Glasgow Central Railway Station or City Chambers.  Take things at your own pace by following a self-guided trail around the murals or Mackintosh properties. The City Sightseeing Glasgow hop on, hop off bus is also a fantastic way to get yourself acquainted! As Glasgow is a compact city and easy to get around, you can explore more than one neighbourhood in one day.

Glasgow tourist attractions

Glasgow tourist attractions

Glasgow tourist attractions

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