Glasgow is the energetic, creative and sporting heart of Scotland. Offering extensive shopping, exquisite Victorian, Art Nouveau and contemporary architecture as well as world class museums and art galleries it is the place to be.
Glasgow: Scotland with Style
Glasgow is truly one of the most vibrant and exciting destinations in Europe. As host city of the 2014 Commonwealth Games, it is widely-regarded as one of the world's leading sporting cities. Glasgow offers a gateway to Scotland and a fantastic mix of stunning landscapes, wildlife and wonderful local produce, combined with thriving arts, culture and sport.
Museums and Galleries
Glasgow has an enviable portfolio of internationally renowned museums and galleries including the magnificent Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Scotland’s most popular visitor attraction, the unique Burrell Collection and the cool and contemporary Gallery of Modern Art.
Glasgow also has a beautiful selection of parks and outdoor spaces including the tranquil Botanic Gardens and Kelvingrove Park.
The work of Art Nouveau architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh
is also a highlight for visitors to the city. His distinctive style can still be appreciated at The Lighthouse, Scotland’s centre for architecture and design, the delightful Willow Tearooms and Mackintosh’s masterpiece, The Glasgow School of Art.
Shopping in Glasgow is a delight and in the heart of the city, the style mile is home to every fashion thrill from niche to mainstream, from unique designer show spaces to flagship stores for every major British retailer. You’ll find boutiques carrying the cream of international fashion alongside unique, one-off specialty shops. And, all the while you are never far from a cool cocktail bar or café.
Eating and Drinking
Visitors to Glasgow have a culinary feast in store. The city’s restaurant scene is diverse in style and price, so whether you chose to embrace the latest trends in global cuisine of sample the finest Scottish produce, Glasgow has something to suit all tastes.
For more information, visit the official destination website for Glasgow.
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