The biggest city in Scotland, Glasgow, has transformed itself from a city of industries to that of European culture. The city is a blooming metropolis with several attractions and activities for you in store. With a huge variety of shops for fashion crazy-shopaholics, it is the one of the best shopping destinations in Britain. Glasgow has a strong heritage of ship building and you can witness several ocean liners being built on the banks of River Clyde.
Glasgow Cathedral, an exquisite piece of Gothic architecture, dating back to the middle ages, is surely a reason to take cheap flights to Glasgow. Behind the cathedral, there is the Necropolis cemetery which the Victorians called the ‘City of the Dead’.
The City Chambers is another example of fabulous Renaissance architecture. This structure is also the headquarters of George City Council. Its magnificent lobbies, staircases, banquet hall are things to watch out for.
Visit the Glasgow Cross, located at the juncture of Trongate, High Street, Saltmarket, London Road and Gallowgate to witness the medieval centre of Glasgow, dominated by the City Chambers, the clock tower and the hexagonal structure known as the Tolbooth. You will find the Tron Theatre on the west of the Trongate, originally a church which was later turned into a theatre.
You should visit the banks of the River Clyde to see the Glenlee, a tall ship, which was launched in 1896. After sailing for 80 years all around the world, the ship was brought back home and is presently a maritime museum. You can tour the unique ship to get an idea of the shipbuilding past of Glasgow.
People interested in art should take cheap flights to Glasgow for visiting Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, a phenomenal museum located in Glasgow’s West End. It is housed inside a 19th century Victorian structure and has 22 themed galleries that showcase artifacts from all over the world and more than 8000 artistic delights.
If you want to have a different sort of experience, visit Willow Tearooms. Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, this 1904 structure takes you to a world of fantasy, letting you experience Art Deco beauty over a delicious cup of tea and yummy cakes and sandwiches.
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