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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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  • The old fruit market situated in the Merchant city is excellent. there is lots of Pubs and restaurants inside and if the weather is good outside. great place to go as there is fabulous atmosphere. 
  • So many bars, so little time! Great area for bar hopping on a weekend, every place is literally a few metres away from each other. Can find cheap beers, however cocktails are expensive. Also, quite a ...  more »
  • We just love it here. If we are in the city centre we always pay a visit. It is just so lovely sitting in the courtyard, watching the buz, and hustle and bustle the square. The glass roof creates a co...  more »