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Merchant City, Glasgow

Categories: Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
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4.5/5 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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  • This is Scotland's biggest city's gem. Revitalised after this part of the city's decline, post the European City of Culture Award in 1990, and revitalised, this is a must see/visit/do. The 'Golden Mil...  read more »
  • This historic district in the heart of Glasgow City Centre, where during the 18th-19th century developed trade. There were warehouses and offices of different firms, markets, etc. in the 20th century, warehouses and markets, in some places the area retains its attraction, somewhere visible traces of desolation. In some places the area has changed for the better.
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  • Plenty of Glasgow history to be enjoyed as well as an upmarket shopping experience. You can drag around and take in some really fantastic Victorian architecture. It's a good tip to keep looking up as ...  read more »
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