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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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  • Loads to see and do whether with friends, young children or by yourself. Great museums, parks, shopping, pubs and places to eat.  more »
  • We had a great night in the West end lots of bars and great places to eat. Ate in Brel food was lovely and they have a great beer garden.  more »
  • This area is a place where students and the upwardly mobile now live; it is very cosmopolitan and has cute cafes and shops. It started out as a place where workingmen and their families lived, however...  more »