University of Glasgow

About Glasgow, Guide and Top Tourist Attractions
(Glasgow, Scotland)

Glasgow is one of Europe's busiest cities. It has a very active social scene and ensures its guests that they will never get bored every time they visit. Nominated European Cultural Capital in 1990, this famous former iron, steelwork and shipbuilding city has emerged as a modern and hip Scottish city.

What to do in Glasgow

Students will never run out of things to do in the city of Glasgow. It is known to be one of the best shopping centres outside London. Students can tour or purchase items from Princess Square or stroll around Merchant City. It is also known to have some of the hottest clubs and pubs in the North. The Clyde walkway stretches for 3 km / 2 miles along the Clyde river and offers a good perspective of the city and a cheerful stroll on sunny days. Rainy days however are best spent in the highly recommended Glasgow Art and Gallery Museum.

Tourist Attractions

The Medieval part of Glasgow is in the northeastern part of the city, and it is here that St. Mungo built is church in 543 AD and built his church. At the top of High Street you will find the 12th century Cathedral of St. Kentigern. Kelvingrove Park is an exquisite Victorian park that is located on the banks of the river Kelvin. It is home to a large art gallery and museum. It has various recreational facilities such as tennis courts, children's playgrounds, and a skateboard park.

Glasgow Green, opening onto the River Clyde, is a popular a public park that has been in existence since 1662. City Hall and the Strathclyde University are notable for some of Britain's most elegant Georgian and Victorian buildings, including some as Greek revival churches.

Glasgow University

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