Scotland’s largest city is home to an array of remarkable museums, visitor attractions and galleries – housing one of Europe’s largest civic arts collections and a cutting edge contemporary arts scene that is envied across the globe.
From Mackintosh to Modern Art, Dinosaurs to Dali, the Tall Ship to Tearooms, Beer to Bowling, Science to Scottish Football – the city’s vast array of visitor attractions have something to suit every taste.
One of the beauties of Glasgow is its compact size, making it easy for visitors to explore the city’s positively diverse neighbourhoods, as well as the incredible range of built heritage and architecture, which spans Victorian to Art Nouveau to ultra-modern.
Lonely Planet describes the city as ‘a shopaholic’s paradise’ and home to ‘the best and most eclectic dining city in Europe’, whilst it was the city’s vibrant arts and music scene, which was singled out by the National Geographic Traveler when they named Glasgow as one of the 20 ‘Best of the World’ destinations for 2016.
The city has also been voted the ‘friendliest city in the world’ in a Rough Guides poll, with Glaswegians known for their warm welcome, which is reflected within the city’s award-winning brand, PEOPLE MAKE GLASGOW.