FAMOUS SIGHTS

If you have a limited amount of time in the city, then these are the highlights we recommend that you try and see. Between them, they offer up the broad strokes of Glasgow's history, heritage, and culture. Many are within walking distance of one another, and could all be taken in during a well-planned weekend.




Botanic Gardens
BOTANIC GARDENS

Originally conceived to supply plants to the university's botany dept

BOTANIC GARDENS

Cathedral Precinct
CATHEDRAL PRECINCT

Home to Glasgow Cathedral and Provand's Lordship House

CATHEDRAL PRECINCT

Duke of Wellington
DUKE OF WELLINGTON

This statue has become one of the defining symbols of Glasgow

DUKE OF WELLINGTON

George Square
GEORGE SQUARE

The heart of the city where people come to congregate

GEORGE SQUARE



Glasgow Green
GLASGOW GREEN

King James II granted this land to WIlliam Turnbull and the city

GLASGOW GREEN

Glasgow Science Centre
GLASGOW SCIENCE CENTRE

Making science fun and thought provoking for future generations

GLASGOW SCIENCE CENTRE

Kelvingrove Museums
KELVINGROVE MUSEUM

This museum has over 8000 pieces of work housed in 22 galleries

KELVINGROVE MUSEUM

Kelvingrove Park
KELVINGROVE PARK

Created for those who moved here during the Industrial Revolution

KELVINGROVE PARK



The Necropolis
THE NECROPOLIS

Glasgow's very own 'City of the Dead' Victorian garden cemetery

THE NECROPOLIS

River Clyde and Bridges
RIVER CLYDE AND BRIDGES

The River Clyde is Glasgow’s most defining feature

RIVER CLYDE

Saint Mungo
SAINT MUNGO

Street art of Saint Mungo, Glasgow's patron saint, in the modern era

SAINT MUNGO

The University of Glasgow
THE UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW

The second oldest university in Scotland behind St. Andrews

UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW


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