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Monday 11 May 2015
Glasgow is one of Europe’s most exciting destinations, which combines the energy and sophistication of a great international city with some of Scotland’s most spectacular scenery and attractions. Here we have prepared the top 5 things to see in Glasgow during your 2015 World Gymnastics Championships visit.
Glasgow is a city of culture and home to more than 20 free museums and art galleries. The city’s impressive portfolio includes the internationally renowned Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum – one of Scotland’s most visited free tourist attraction. With its eclectically arranged, eye-catching exhibits, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum remains one of the largest and most popular museums in the UK.
For more information on Kelvingrove click here.
Shopping on the Style Mile
With over 15,000 shops, Glasgow is a shopper’s paradise. Having cemented its reputation for offering the UK’s best shopping outside London. From the high street names on the style mile to the exclusive, designer label parade of Ingram Street, right through to the delicatessens and boutique shops of the fashionable West End.
For more information on shopping in Glasgow click here.
Another impressive museum that Glasgow has to offer is the multi-award winning Riverside Museum, home to over 3,000 objects that detail Glasgow’s rich past from its days as maritime powerhouse to a glimpse into daily Glasgow life in the early to mid 20th Century.
Amongst the objects on display are everything from skateboards to locomotives, paintings to prams, vintage cars to a stormtrooper, there really is something to delight visitors of all ages. With free entry and regular guided tours its definitely a stop to make on your visit to Glasgow.
For more information on Riverside Museum click here
Glasgow Science Centre is a great attraction that presents science and technology in unique and inspiring ways. Located on the bank of the River Clyde, just minutes from the city centre, it is one of Scotland’s must-see visitor attractions. It has lots of activities to keep visitors of all ages entertained for hours. There are two acres of interactive exhibits, workshops, shows, activities, a planetarium and an IMAX cinema.
For more information on Glasgow Science Centre click here.
Sample the culinary delights of Glasgow
Glasgow is now the envy of many European cities for its amazing and eclectic restaurant and café scene. After a busy day of shopping and sightseeing, you will be spoilt for choice with the city’s diverse selection of bars and restaurants.
From traditional Scottish fare to Indian, sushi to tapas, whisky to cocktails, every taste is catered for. And if after all that you still have the energy to party, you can check out the city’s buzzing nightlife – clubbing, comedy, music, theatre or film – the choice is yours
For great places to dine in Glasgow and to make a booking visit the Glasgow Restaurant Associations website click here