About Glasgow - things to do

Vibrant and architecturally graceful, Glasgow is one of Europe's premier holiday destinations and cosmopolitan cities. Oozing both class and modern elegance against the backdrop of jaw-dropping Victorian architecture, the UK city of Architecture and Design 1999 is one endless possibility. Glasgow - a city of style, is the premier shopping and nightlife district in the UK outside London. The recently voted "coolest city in Britain" has much to offer any visitor.

Glasgow, Scotland's largest city does much to merit its reputation as a cultural haven, with groundbreaking Art galleries and museums (some of which the first of their kind in Europe) spread across the vast, yet very accessible city.

Glasgow boasts entertainment incomparable to any other city, whether it be street theatre, performance of music of all genres, magic, festivals or our internationally renowned theatres or otherwise, the 1990 European city of culture is one hooked on performing.

Dining out is a pleasure in Glasgow with bars and restaurants to fit every taste from Indian to sushi, all cuisines and cultures are available. Beyond the shopping districts of the city centre is the stylish West End (where the Lomond hotel resides). The West End boasts fine dining and bar after bar of cosmopolitan elegance in addition to one of the UK's most prestigious universities.

Architectural enthusiasts may wish to enjoy the genius of the Glasgow tower and Science Centre beside the stunning river Clyde or marvel at the oldest building in Glasgow - the medieval Glasgow Cathedral.

Those is search of a more cultural stay may also wish to view the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, a man famously associated with the city of Glasgow. Born in 1868, Mackintosh was a visionary in the field of architecture. Some of his masterpieces are on display in the Glasgow School of Art and tours are run daily. A brilliant architect and artist, his styles adorn tourist attractions such as the Lighthouse, Willow Tea Rooms and the House for an Art lover.


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