St Enoch Square Glasgow "...once the headquarters of Teacher's Whisky. Now it has been transformed into a conference centre and venue for events and meetings...."
George Square Glasgow "...named after King George 3rd. George was supposed to have a statue in this square, but instead there is a monument to Sir Walter Scott..."
Shopping at Buchanan Street Glasgow "...best shopping streets can be found in and around Buchanan Street, Princes Square Shopping Centre or the Saint Enoch Centre..."
Ibrox Stadium Rangers Football Club "...on the south side of the River Clyde and home of Rangers Football Club. It is one of the oldest stadia in the UK and infamous for two major disasters..."
Clyde Auditorium "...Glasgow's most iconic building and offers seating for over 3000..."
Glasgow is Scotland's largest city. It is on the west coast and has become famous for its art and culture, as well as its shopping.
Glasgow is famously the cultural home of architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. His admirers will relish a visit to the Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art on Royal Exchange Square or the Glasgow School of Art and The House for Art Lovers, which he and his wife Margaret Macdonald designed.
There is a wealth of museums and art galleries to interest the visitor, such as the Hunterian on University Avenue, the Burrell Collection in the Pollok Estate and Country Park and the Kelvingrove (the most visited museum in the UK outside London). Many of these are free admission and open all year round.
Of course, the shopping is excellent in Glasgow. It claims to be the best retail centre the UK, outside of London! The shopping areas are mainly around Buchanan Street, Argyle Street and Sauciehall Street. And there is a first class cafe culture here for those welcome pit stops between shops.
The city of Glasgow is also home to the largest economy in the whole of Scotland, with local government statistics pointing out that the city itself alone supports 410,000 jobs spread out over 12,000 companies operating in the city and outlying areas and suburbs. Hundreds of thousands more commute to the city each day for their work in Glasgow jobs in various fields of industry including tourism and hospitality services, manufacturing, shipbuilding, engineering and construction, electronics, financial services and information technology. Glasgow is also Scotland's largest retail hub hosting a multitude of malls and shopping complexes in the city area.
Glasgow's nightlife is legendary and it is justly proud of its pubs and clubs. Nightspots are mainly around the West End, Merchant City and Ashton Lane.
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Glasgow offers a great range of hotels and apartments to suit a range of needs and budgets. No matter what your reason for visiting Glasgow you will be guaranteed to enjoy yourself.