Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Glasgow is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Glasgow a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Glasgow.
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Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8AG, United Kingdom
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Glasgow Museum is a very important tourist attraction in Glasgow. Not only is the museum wonderful with great displays and a number of things to see but the building of the museum itself is absolutely stunning. Located on Argyle Street, this beautiful museum is an amazing place to visit.
The wonderful interiors and t...
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Cathedral Square, Castle St, Glasgow G4 0QZ, United Kingdom
09:30 am - 04:30 pm
Glasgow Cathedral is also known as "High Kirk of Glasgow" or "St Kentigern's or St Mungo's Cathedral".
This medieval cathedral is a very important part of the lovely gothic architecture of Scotland. The church is indubitably stunning. The stone architecture is a matter of great pride for the place as well. The light flooding through the vibra...
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97-99 Candleriggs, Glasgow G1 1NP, United Kingdom
Merchant City is an area within Glasgow. The place is full of historical buildings and places that are sure to enchant you. The old buildings give the area a very rustic feel.
Bars and restaurants of all sorts can be found here and there is a lot to explore in this lovely area. There are also quite a few nice shops for the shopaholics. Moreover, po...
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George St, Glasgow G2 1DU, United Kingdom
This central square is a definite must visit. The George square has a lot of statues and other thing of interest making it a very popular tourist attraction. This historical square is a lovely place to just hang out to take in the sights and sounds of Glasgow.
Whether it is open gatherings, political social events, dissents, riots, festivals, parad...
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167 Renfrew St, Glasgow G3 6RQ, United Kingdom
10:30 am - 05:00 pm
The Glasgow school of art is a part of the old city of Glasgow making it full of beautiful old buildings. The famous Mackintosh building which is a part of the campus is the main attraction for tourists here.
The Mackintosh building aside, there are many lovely things to see here. being an arts school the atmosphere is full of enthusiasm and severa...
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100 Pointhouse Rd, Glasgow G3 8RS, United Kingdom
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
A recent addition to the Glasgow tourism scene, this eclectic museum is quite intriguing. The building that houses the museum is a real marvel to begin with. The eccentric architecture of the building itself makes it a sight worth viewing.
However, the real things to see are the lovely collections of different Glasgow transport vehicles that have b...
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70 Cathedral Square, Glasgow, Glasgow City G4 0UZ, United Kingdom
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
The Necropolis is a beautiful and eerie place to visit in Glasgow. The place is a solemn sight but still a very beautiful one. Greats like Alexander "Greek" Thomson, Bryce, Hamilton and Mackintosh have been responsible for designing it. It is something like a garden cemetery and it is exactly their Victorian design that makes this place so well-kno...
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George Square, Glasgow City G2 1DU, United Kingdom
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Glasgow city chambers are the heart of the political functioning of the city. Not only that, they are also a part of it’s past. The lovely Victorian architecture of the building is certainly a sight to see. The four story building is an impressive one standing in the heart of the city of Glasgow.
The official rooms are quite well d...
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Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Rd, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G41 5BW, United Kingdom
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
In Bellahouston Park you will be able to find a lovely building called A House for an Art Lover. Originally designed for a competition by the famous Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh, it was constructed later according to his best laid plans.
The beautiful building is a quaint little construction that has been appreciated by people from ...
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103 Trongate Glasgow G1 5HD, United Kingdom
01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Sharmanka Kinetic theatre is a really bizarre but lovely attraction in Glasgow. You will need to book tickets for the show in advance but it is worth the effort. The show is simply spectacular and tourists love to witness this unique spectacle that could hardly be found anywhere else.
The Show includes the use of light, sound, music, sculpture, pup...
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Ascot Gate, Glasgow, G12 0AP
The Glasgow West-end is one of the most popular districts of Glasgow. Hip and cool in every way, the place is also rich with history and culture. There are some brilliant pieces of Victorian architecture here. While the old buildings are lovely, the newer establishments are fun and free.
You will be able to find several popular bars and restaurants...
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North St, Glasgow G3 7DN, United Kingdom
09:00 am - 08:00 pm
Being the biggest public reference library in Europe, the Mitchell library is an interesting place to visit. The Imposing building of the library is reason enough to visit it but the amazing space that the library is equally fascinating.
Access to the library and its contents is free to the public so if you are the bookworm times you are sure to ha...
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11 Mitchell Ln, Glasgow G1 3NU, United Kingdom
10:30 am - 05:00 pm
The light house in Glasgow isn’t a maritime construction. It is a building that is the center of design and architecture in Scotland. Designed by the famous Scottish architect, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, it is a relic of an era gone by. The old yet imressive rust colored building has become somewhat iconic in the landscape of Glasgow. If you ...
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Glasgow Green, Glasgow G40 1AT, United Kingdom
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
The People's Palace in Glasgow, Scotland mainly functions as an exhibition hall and a glasshouse. Since the 1940s, it has been the museum of social history of the city. A beautiful recounting of the story of Glasgow has been done here; from 1750 to the present day. The museum attempts to display the link between the past, the present and the future...
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61-63 Netherlee Rd, Glasgow G44 3YU, United Kingdom
12:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Holmwood House is a popular, influential and also the most acclaimed private villa made by Alexander "Greek" Thomson. It is a huge point of interest in Glasgow.
Some of the parts of Holmwood house imitate the Cathcart Castle which was destroyed in 1980 making it a place that preserved the castle’s memory. This lovely house deserves to be visi...