Glasgow is the
largest city in Scotland, with the centre
retaining an interesting variation of
19th and 20th century Victorian
architecture. The city grew dramatically
in size and wealth from the 1700s, as it
became one of Britain's main hubs of
transatlantic trade. Trade with British
North America, and the British West
Indies, were the most profitable routes,
especially with tobacco and sugar.
Glasgow has a large number of
interesting attractions, such as museums
and historic buildings. The centre of
Glasgow is George Square, where you can
catch the City Sight Seeing Buses. Tour
Buses are the best way to visit most of
the Glasgow Attractions, as
many of the top attractions are well
spread out across the city. Glasgow
Attractions Click On Map.
Shopping in Glasgow is by far
the largest and most diverse in Scotland,
and the city centre alone, has about 32
Hotels, 121 Restaurants, 69 Bar Diners,
10 Theatres, 9 Night Clubs & 6
Casinos. Around the city are 37 golf
Glasgow International Airport
is situated 9 miles west of the city,
with inexpensive bus and taxi rides into
the city. Glasgow Prestwick Airport is
situated 32 miles southwest of the city,
this airport normally links with European
airports operating budget airlines.
Regular inexpensive buses and trains run
between Prestwick Airport and Glasgow
Glasgow is also a good base to explore
Scotland, with regular inexpensive
Buses and Trains running to
50 minutes travel time, Edinburgh 50 minutes, Inverness 4 hours, Ayr &
for Scotland's most famous poet Robert
Burns 50 minutes.
The scenic Loch
Lomond is situated about 25 miles
northwest of Glasgow. There are regular
Buses to Loch Lomond and many
Boat Tours along the loch.
For north of Glasgow Area Attractions
and Activities, view the north Click on Map. For south of
Glasgow Area Attractions and Activities,
view the south Click on Map.
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