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A small guide to Glasgow

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Introducing the city of Glasgow

Glasgow, one of Europe’s liveliest cities with a vibrant and colourful social scene, some of the best shopping in the world, thriving music and performance venues and some increasingly renowned international festivals. Small wonder that it was named one of the top ten ‘must-see’ destinations for 2006 (and the only one in Europe) by Frommer’s Travel Guide.

Whether your passion is history, architecture, music, sport or shopping you’ll find plenty to interest you.

What people say, about the people of Glasgow.

Glaswegian’s have a reputation for friendliness and always providing a warm welcome. Wherever you come from, you’ll soon treat Glasgow as your second home.

The City.

“Not only is a stay in Glasgow a highlight of any trip to Scotland, it’s essential. Combining urban mayhem, black humour and, most of all, a delicious sense of fun, this city will entice you to linger… if you don’t have fun in this city, we’d suggest therapy.” Lonely Planet Guide 2006

“Glasgow is the UK’s hippest and most happening city.” Travel & Leisure magazine, USA

“It is a very handsome city with some of the most exciting and stylish venues in the UK. It scored exceptionally highly for food as well as its culture and the friendliness of the people. Everyone should visit this dynamic city!”  Condé Nast Traveller (Glasgow came second in the Readers’ Travel Awards 2005)

“More cosmopolitan and modern than its capital neighbour, Glasgow features radiant Victorian architecture. It encompasses a large artistic community with museums, fine art and contemporary galleries as well as music venues littered throughout the city.” Frommer’s Travel Guide 2006