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Glasgow tourist information


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Glasgow is the largest city of Scotland and nearly 10 years ago Glasgow got the privilege of being the "European city of culture" which has attracted attention of designers and architects.

Glasgow raised to distinction in the time of queen Victoria, utilizing fully the heavy industries to be turned into a world's leading center of steel production and shipbuilding, as attestation to the cranes that scatter in the river Clyde. On the other side of the river the bold curves of a newly come multi-million pound science centre that glimmer radiantly, a shining spot southwest of the city center. Nowadays Glasgow offers tourists many free museums, top restaurants with international cuisine and shopping cosmopolitan aptitude.

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Our sightseeing begins at the gothic Glasgow Cathedral, the only cathedral saved by the rage of the 16th century Scottish reformation. In the neighborhood you can also visit St. Mungo museum of religious life and art from Islam to Yoruba.

Going west, you can pass by Glasgow School of Art, a visual composition, finished in 1907, of the city's original and most widely known architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Following in Sauchiehall street, you can stop at Baird Hall, a sample of art deco architecture that has been gracefully maintain and then snatch a momentarily look at the baroque Charing Cross mansion, a visual composition of the architect John Burnet (1891) and a strikingly attractive eyesight at sunset.

From here you can also visit Kelvingrove art gallery and museum which houses paintings of Van Gogh, Monet and Rembrandt.

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Heading south you can take a look at George Square. On the east side you will see a refine exemplification of Victorian Glasgow architecture, the Glasgow City Chambers. This structure was inspired Italian renaissance and was completed by William Young in 1888. It's interior displays a sequence of beauteous illustration. The most important place is surely The Banqueting Hall which portrays the history of city and hosts conferences and concerts.

Another great spectacle is a trip around Glasgow in the Waverley & Balmoral steamers which permits you to get on board for historical enjoyment steamers or go to the most striking landscape the U.K. coastline has to present.

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