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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 must end of Glasgow for attractions and especially fine eating. Student quarter so reasonable eating as well.  more »
  • Easy to get to on the underground, you'll find a range of interesting shops. Make sure you spend an hour in the Botanical gardens and greenhouses. Plenty to see all year round here. For the evening, a...  more »
  • Moved back to Glasgow 11 years ago and just love the West End, it reminds of Covent Garden in London with the old cobbled stones streets, boutiques, restaurants, cafes, book shops, bars and even The G...  more »