Scotland's Largest City
Glasgow, Scotland's largest city is one of Europe's most cosmopolitan cities surrounded by some spectacular scenery. If you are after some serious retail therapy you have come to the right place as Glasgow's compact city centre with its many specialist shops as well as all the more well-known stores makes it a delightful place to blow the travel budget!
Glasgow provides entertainment 365 days a year. Whether you are a clubber, theatre-goer, concert lover or all the above, you will find performances and festivals to entertain you. Glasgow also has architecture to die for - Victorian sandstone buildings blend in with the medieval spires, wonderful Art Nouveau buildings by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and contemporary glass and steel designs.
The most famous of Glasgow's art museums, the Burrell Collection is a donation of 8000 works of art, in addition to the paintings and drawings, the collection even includes medieval European tapestries. Really worth the visit.
This museum tells the story of the people of Glasgow, it is both entertaining and informative, there is also the enormous winter garden used now as a great tea room. Find out more about the Glaswegian way of life.
A faithful reconstruction of the house, in which Mackintosh and his wife lived from 1906 to 1914, complete with representative interior decoration and original furniture, which are also part of the gallery.
The Gallery of Modern Art, centrally located in the middle of Royal Exchange Square, offers an up-to-date vision within its four floors of gallery space. Showcasing the works of living artists, the gallery has an eye on the future, with interactive c