Glasgow is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Glasgow one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Glasgow is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Glasgow or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Glasgow. Explore the historical monuments of Glasgow with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Glasgow guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Glasgow page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Glasgow landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Glasgow.
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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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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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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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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...