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Welcome to one of Europe’s most vibrant, dynamic and stylish cities

Welcome to Glasgow!

The world’s leading publications and renowned travel guides consistently rank Glasgow as a must-visit destination – reinforcing the city’s position as Scotland’s creative, cultural and sporting capital and one of Europe’s most vibrant, dynamic and stylish cities. Glasgow has an enviable portfolio of internationally-acclaimed museums and galleries including the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, which welcomes more than one million visitors a year. The Riverside Museum, Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA), the People’s Palace and Winter Gardens, and Glasgow Science Centre are also top attractions worth a visit. The city is famed for the quality and diversity of its shopping and its burgeoning restaurant scene, with Glasgow regularly confirmed as the best place to shop in the UK outside London’s West End.

Glasgow is packed with parks and gardens living up to its Gaelic name of Glaschu, meaning ‘dear green place’. Glasgow is one of the world’s leading venues for major events. The city hosts an astonishing offering of year-round events including live performances, festivals, major sporting events and entertainment. This is only possible because the city has invested in world class venues, such as the Emirates Arena and the SSE Hydro which has been ranked at number two in leading industry publication Pollstar’s list of the ‘Top 100 Worldwide Arenas’. Glasgow is certainly one of Europe’s most exciting cities to visit and has everything to make your stay a memorable one.

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