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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 often visit Merchant city when in Glasgow. Love people watching there. So many bars and restaurants 
  • Located close to the central region, this area brings together many bars, shops and restaurants. Pedestrian area, a lot of people circulating everywhere. Excellent location.
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  • Lovely variety of restaurants and bars Very cosmopolitan and interesting Shopping available too Venue for various types of entertainment