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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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  • This area is not very exciting I would say it's run down shops are not that great. It feels like you are coming to the end of the shopping city the st enochs end is far better. 
  • Very nice indoor mall but very expensive shopping. Good cafes and restaurants. Worth a visit. There is a lift 
  • Great choice of restaurants , lots of diversity . we chose Mercado in the Square which was excellent. Deliciously authentic Spanish food. served with a smile!