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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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  • Great shops, pubs and eateries all within easy walking distance of subway link. As well as Byres road walk along Great Western Road. The food shops and deli's are excellent. Almost every ethnic taste ...  more »
  • Absolutely love the architecture in this city! My all time favourite spot is Kelvingrove museum which has an array of wonderful art and at no cost . kelvingrove park which is just across the rd from t...  more »
  • The best bit of this great city. Everything you need or want to do right on the doorstep. A great vibe