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Merchant City, Glasgow

(4.4/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
Visit what was once home to merchants, monks and merry makers as the city of Glasgow developed in wealth and notoriety. Merchant City is today home to bars, hotels, luxury apartments, and boutiques. You will find that everything is within walking distance and the vast majority of attractions are free. Explore the River Clyde, Glasgow Green, Glasgow Cathedral, Necropolis, People’s Palace and Britannia Panoptican (the world’s oldest surviving music hall and where Stan Laurel made his debut). Shop among the extensive range of brands, eat at one of many international restaurants and grab a drink at one of the funky nightspots. Explore the area on foot and download trails and guides from the official website to assist navigation. Use our Glasgow vacation route planner to add Merchant City and other attractions to your Glasgow vacation plans.
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  • We stayed at the Fraser Suits and walked round the Merchant City. We found some really good shops and the choice of restaurants is excellent.  more »
  • Easy place to walk around in. A particular place to have something to eat or drink is the Soul Cafe. All music played hear is back to an earlier day when vinyl ruled.  more »
  • Glasgows Merchant City day or night has something to offer everyone from Sandwich shops for lunch Restaurants for breakfast,lunch and dinner, during the week and every weekend it is home to Glasgows L...  more »