Whenever someone says they're travelling to Glasgow, the normal response is, "Why?" Don't get me wrong, there's nothing wrong with Glasgow, but it doesn't tend to be at the top of most people's "Travel To" lists. But Glasgow is actually quite a cool city with lots of things to do and a raging nightlife that certainly won't disappoint. A weekend getaway for a gig and a pint is just the thing you need, and Glasgow's the place for it.
Sure look, any time you go to a new city for just a quick visit, you've got to fit in at least one or two "touristy" things, it's just a tradition of sorts. These places are your best bet for a great experience in Glasgow and to get some good souvenirs while you're at it.
1. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The museum houses works by some pretty famous artists, including Monet and Salvador Dali, and they've got a little bit of everything for everyone. Honestly, it's a pretty amazing place, especially if you're into history and art.
2. Glengoyne Distillery
3. University of Glasgow
4. The Necropolis
5. Buchanan Galleries
6. Kelvingrove Park
7. Glasgow Science Centre
8. St. Mungo's Museum of Religious Life and Art
One of only two museums of its kind in the world, St. Mungo's is a museum devoted solely to religion in art. Its got all sorts of religious artefacts in it, something truly unique to Glasgow.
9. National Football Museum
These are the best of the best when it comes to going out, so be sure to hit up at least one of these bars or pubs with your mates so you can get the ultimate Glasgow nightlife experience.
2. The Garage
3. The Buff Club
4. The Art School
5. Sub Club
Fancy a concert while you're in Glasgow? Look no further than these amazing venues that'll be sure to get you hyped for an amazing show.
1. Nice N Sleazy
4. O2 Academy
5. Barrowland Ballroom
6. King Tut's Wah Wah Hut
7. The SSE Hydro
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