5 Best Attractions in Glasgow
Here are some of the best places that should be on your must-see list when traveling to Glasgow.
George Square sits at the heart of the city surrounded by impressive architecture. It is also known for its collection of monuments and statues of Glasgow’s famous luminaries including Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott among others.
Also known as St Mungo’s Cathedral or the High Kirk of Glasgow, the Glasgow Cathedral boasts of a stunning architecture. This medieval cathedral has several interesting features including a crypt that houses St Mungo’s tomb.
Glasgow School of Art
The Glasgow School of Art is housed in one of the city’s architectural gems — the Mackintosh. This famous art school also serves as a facility for research in architecture, design, and fine art. There are student-guided tours where visitors can explore and learn more about Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s works including his furniture designs.
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
This free museum boasts of a great collection of artworks and artifacts. Some of the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum’s top attractions include Salvador Dali’s Christ St John of the Cross, the Kelvingrove Organ, The Coronation of the Blessed Virgin, and Van Gogh’s portrait of a Glasgow art dealer among others.
The University of Glasgow
Dating back to 1451, the University of Glasgow is one of the oldest schools in Scotland. It is famous for its impressive architecture and other interesting attractions that include the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery.