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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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  • This is where all the religious history is in the city and with many free attractions such as the cathedral. 
  • A visit to Kelvin grove park a must in every season . A stroll around the street for architecture and cafes .Recommend a pie ,pint and play at Oranmore just brilliant 
  • these museums are free to the public and are all within a 5 minutes walk. With Byres Road and all its eateries, entertainment and bars, again within a short walk, this is a must see area for anyone vi...  more »