Glasgow is the biggest city in Scotland located on River Clyde, blending superb arts and museums, wonderful culture, enthralling music, all- inclusive shopping centers, marvelous gardens in one place. If you have a chance to visit Glasgow, never forget to visit these sites
1. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum has Europe’s vast art collection. Its building was designed by
architects John William Simpson and Edmund John Milner Allen in 1901. With Twenty two Ultra-modern art galleries comprising of 8000 objects present a very stunning look.
2. The Riverside Museum
Riverside has world’s finest cars, bicycles, ship models, trams and locomotives. The museum building was designed by architect Zaha Hadid exhibits 3000 eye-catching historic vehicles, displaying an impressive sight.
3. The Burrell Collection
Founded in 1983, it is an absolute art collection consists of glass, ceramics, tapestries and decorative arts, consisting of more than 8000 objects. The Burrell Collection displays work of major artists including Rodin, Degas and Cézanne. Late medieval art, Chinese and Islamic art, ancient civilizations and more are found here. The Burrell Collection is renovating and it is closed till 2020.
4. The Glasgow School of Art
Designed by famous architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh is an art school housed in historical building which offers programmes and research in architecture, fine arts and design.
5. Glasgow Botanic Gardens
They were built in 1841 for University of Glasgow but in 1891 the city of Glasgow took over the charge of Gardens and made it a public place. The Gardens have eclectic array of plants, woodland copses and riverside walks. The magnificent Kibble Palace made up of glass is inside this garden and contains national collection of tree ferns.
6. Pollock Country Park
It is the largest park of Glasgow. The park occupies an area of 146 hectares which includes a walking track, a wooden garden, picnic places, kid play area, horses and wild life, three mountain bike circuits and many more.
7. King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut
This music house was initiated in 1990. It is platform of new and emerging bands. Also, King’s Hut shored up music industry eminent names at the beginning of their career. The well known names includes The Killers, Juliette Lewis, Pulp, My Chemical Romance, Florence & The Machine, Biffy Clyro, Manic Street Preachers, Snow Patrol, Frightened Rabbit and Paolo Nutini and many more.
8. Glasgow’s Style Mile
Style Mile is hub of shopping in centre of Glasgow city encompassing major brands, designers and all-inclusive shops; More than 200 stores has been encapsulated in historic building which are magnetizing people. Moreover, restaurants and cafes situated in Style Mile have variety of sumptuous foods and relaxing place for people. The three major shopping streets; Sauchiehall Street, Buchannan Street and Argyle Street are emerged from Style Mile.
9. Merchant City
In eighteenth century, warehouses of Glasgow’s lords were situated in Merchant City. If anyone visits Glasgow, he must visit Merchant City. This lively city is occupied with art, culture, boutiques, bars, apartments, fashion, restaurants, galleries, food, drink and many more.