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Glasgow West End, Glasgow

Categories: Neighborhoods, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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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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  • Nice autumnal weather heped with the walking around. Lovely buildings and architecture, plenty of attractions in the area - Kelvingrove, Kelvin Hall, university, and Byres Road etc etc. 
  • As the name implies, the area is located to the West of the Centre. There can easily be reached by Metro. There are numerous attractions (University of Glasgow, museums, botanical gardens). There are beautiful parks. On the pleasant stroll.
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  • Good ride to see the architecture of the city and its University. It is a hike to visit their parks.
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