Here are the top 10 tourist attractions to see in Glasgow:

1. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

4.5 /5

2 km
from city center
1 out of 10
places to visit in Glasgow

Located on the Argyle Street in Glasgow, the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is the most visited museum in United Kingdom leaving aside London. It is situated on the banks of River Kelvin, adjacent to the Kelvingrove Park.

2. Glasgow Science Centre

4.3 /5

3 km
from city center
2 out of 10
places to visit in Glasgow

Located on the Clyde Waterfront Regeneration area, the Glasgow Science Centre is a major tourist attraction. It opened in 2001 and is one of the most popular places to visit in Britain.

3. Burrell Collection

4.2 /5

5 km
from city center
3 out of 10
places to visit in Glasgow

The Burrel Collection is a popular art collection in the city of Glasgow in Scotland. It is located in Pollok Country Park in the southern part of the city.

4. Glasgow Botanic Gardens

3.8 /5

3 km
from city center
4 out of 10
places to visit in Glasgow

Created in 1817, the Glasgow Botanic Gardens are located in the West End of Glasgow. The garden features various glasshouse, the most notable among them is the Kibble Palace.

5. The Lighthouse

3.8 /5

1 km
from city center
5 out of 10
places to visit in Glasgow

Designed by architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh, the Lighthouse in Glasgow is in the Scotland's Centre for Architecture and design. It was opened in 1999.

6. One Devonshire Gardens

3.7 /5

4 km
from city center
6 out of 10
places to visit in Glasgow

One Devonshire Gardens is officially known as the Hotel du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens. It is a luxury hotel in Glasgow and is known for its celebrity guests like George Clooney, Justin Timberlake etc.

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7. Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery

3.7 /5

2 km
from city center
7 out of 10
places to visit in Glasgow

The oldest museum in Glasgow is the University of Glasgow's Hunterian. The Hunterian Museum, the art gallery, zoology museum and anatomy museum are all located in the main campus of the University.

8. Glasgow Green

3.6 /5

2 km
from city center
8 out of 10
places to visit in Glasgow

It is a park in the eastern end of Glasgow, located on the north bank of River Clyde. It was established in the 15th century and is the oldest park in the city.

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9. Scotland Street School Museum

3.6 /5

2 km
from city center
9 out of 10
places to visit in Glasgow

The Scotland Street School Museum is a museum of school education in the district of Tradeston. It is one of the foremost architectural attractions in Glasgow and is located in a former school designed by Charles Mackintosh.

10. Scottish Football Museum

3.5 /5

4 km
from city center
10 out of 10
places to visit in Glasgow

For all football fanatics, this place in Glasgow is a must visit attraction. The Scottish Football Museum is the Scottish Football League's National Museum of football; that is located in Hampden Park in Glasgow.

FAQs on Glasgow

What are the top sightseeing places in Glasgow?

The top sightseeing places in Glasgow are Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow Science Centre, Burrell Collection, Glasgow Botanic Gardens, The Lighthouse, One Devonshire Gardens.

How can I commute within Glasgow?

SPT, also known as Strathclyde Partnership for Transport is a local agency that operates a few specialist bus services and the subway. It is responsible for controling the transport in the city. The hub of Glasgow is very much pedestrian friendly and it will be the best if it can be explored on foot. The Subways are another option for transportation and it runs from the city centre through to the West En, then runs southwards of Clyde and then turns back to the city. There is a smart card ticket system. There are suburban trains that radiate from Central and Queen Street Stations to the surrounding towns. Buses in Glasgow go everywhere and it is the cheapest option among all. The main bus operators are Glasgow SimpliCITY, McGill and Stagecoach.
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What are the top hotels in Glasgow?

There are 660 Hotels in Glasgow which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Glasgow are West George Street Apartment, Airdbreck, Garden Cottage, Chic Living in the Heart of the City, Banavie House, Luxury Apartment Glasgow City Centre. You can see all the hotels in Glasgow here

What are the top activities in Glasgow?

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