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Glasgow West End, Glasgow
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A section of the city known for its bohemian culture and celebrity guests, Glasgow West End is an active neighborhood for both residents and visitors. Take a stroll down Byres Road to visit the area's main attractions, including the Glasgow Botanic Gardens, the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Center, and myriad bars, boutiques, clubs, and restaurants. The University of Glasgow is located here, marked by the famous spire of its main building, designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott. This towering landmark can be seen for miles throughout the city and is an icon of the University of Glasgow, which is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. While in the area, visit One Devonshire Gardens to check out where the celebrities rest their weary heads. Kelvingrove Park is the home of many of the neighborhood's well-known restaurants and cafes. A visit to Glasgow West End represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Glasgow vacation planner to plot your vacation.
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  • The West End offers great architecture, walks in the park, great restaurants/cafes/bars and plenty of culture. Easy to get to from the centre of the City via the Subway and a great place to catch your...  more »
  • Lots of cafes, restaurants and bars in the area. Quite hipster. So many food and entertainment options. Grosvenor cinema located here. 
  • The West End is a wonderful area of Glasgow. It has everything, great restaurants, cafes, shops (in particular Byres Rd) transport, pubs, museums and parks. In my opinion, you can't visit Glasgow, wit...  more »