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Glasgow in 2014

Welcome to Scotland Glasgow in 2014 Upfront and stylish, Glasgow is an exciting city whose architecture reflects the exuberance of its Victorian entrepreneurs. Today, you can add culture, nightlife and superb shopping choice to Glasgow's legendary friendliness. SCOTLAND'S 42 MILES FROM 2014 LARGEST CITY EDINBURGH Population 595,080 2012 48% 52% 596,550 2013 Glasgow Sayings Ya Bampot You idiot Braw Beautiful, Brilliant Il Gaun Yersel' Gaun Yersel' Motivating comment Ya Beauty Expresses joy or happiness How Why? Aye Yes Naw No Mo Farah! The People of Glasgow FRIENDLY DOWN TO EARTH LOUD WELCOMING FUN DIVERSE PURE DEAD BRILLIANT Free Places to Visit Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is one of Scotland's most popular free attractions. It has 22 themed, state-of-the-art galleries displaying an astonishing 8000 objects. The collections are extensive, wide-ranging and internationally-significant. These include natural history,arms and armour,art from many art movements and periods of history, and much more. We even have a real Spitfire! Riverside Museum At Riverside Museum of transport and travel, there are over 3,000 objects on display. These include some old favourites along with some new exhibits to the Collection. The South African Locomotive, Glasgow Museums' largest object, is on display. You can visit the Street, climb aboard to get a real feel for vintage public transport, as well as seeing prams, bikes and more! Glasgow Catherdral This great building is the only mediaeval cathedral on the Scottish mainland to have survived the Reformation of 1560 virtually complete. The awe-inspiring edifice is dedicated to St Kentigern, or Mungo, as he is more affectionately known. Mungo is believed to be the first bishop within the ancient British kingdom of Strathclyde, and was buried on the site in AD 612.The present cathedral was completed and probably roofed around 1300. Shopping Glasgow's Style Mile over The Style Mile refers to the square mile in the very centre of Glasgow which houses the most extraordinary concentration of shops - from unique designer stores to flagship stores for British and international retailers. 200 stores There's a great selection of outlets in Glasgow's Style Mile with malls, independent boutiques, designer stores, and one off-speciality shops including: Buchanan Galleries, Buchanan Quarter, St. Enoch Centre, House of Fraser, and Princes Square. Where to Eat Cafe Gandolfi 33 With its handsome interior, chunky Tim Stead furniture and globe lights, Café Gandolfi is the granddaddy of Merchant City bohemianism. Cafe Gandolfi can claim to have sparked the Merchant City renaissance and over 30 years later it's still unique. Nearby: Merchant City Average breakfast - £7.50 Cafe Rogano 333 Café Rogano is a less formal experience than the iconseafood restraunt Rogano upstairs. It is said to be a perfect introduction to fine dining and great for seafood lovers looking for a light lunch. SAR ROGANC Nearby: Royal Exchange Square Average lunch- £12.95 Rab Hotel Ha's Rab Ha's ££ Its Victorian exterior and newly refurbished interior dovetail here with dramatic effect. Indeed, a considered fusion of traditional character and contemporary influence energises the whole environment. Great traditional Scottish dinner. Nearby: Merchant City Average dinner- £14 West Brewery 33 A proud independent brewery in the heart of Glasgow pouring the finest artisan lagers and wheat beers in Ste the UK. O MUNGO Where better to get a good pint than from the brewery itself. Nearby: Glasgow Green Average pint - £4 Where to Stay TE 85 S Radisson Blu Hotel Glasgow With 250 stylish rooms, great places to eat & drink as well as free broadband & free fitness, Radisson Blu Hotel promise your stay will be unforgettable. All of our rooms at whatever level offer the ulti- mate in style, comfort and relaxation. Nearby: Glasgow Central Train Station Double Room average - £149 Citizen M Hotel An 8-floor luxury hotel with 198 rooms with innovative design at a nightly rate that will make any budget smile. The citizenM hotel is | created by award-winning design agency Concrete and has won numerous awards including Worlds Trendiest Hotel 2010 and 2011 on Tripadvisor European Design Hotel of the Year. Nearby: Buchanan Bus Station Double Room average -£109 The Pipers' Tryst Hotel The Pipers' Tryst Hotel has undergone refurbishment to develop the unique character of this Scottish Hotel. Partnered with The Pipers' Tryst Restaurant, it offers a taste of fantastic Scottish dining throughout the day. It looks forward to giving each of it's guests a warm and hearty Scottish welcome. Nearby: Buchanan Bus Station Double Room average - £80 Transport Bus ££ First Bus is the biggest bus operation in Scotland with First Bus Glasgow being one of the most central operations. The bus travels all around city centre as well as to the outlying boundaries of Glasgow. Single - £1.80 Train £££ Scotrail provide the most efficient way to get around Glasgow's surrounding areas. With 3 main stations in Glasgow city centre, it is an easy and affordable way to get where you want to go outwith Glasgow Single - £1.90 Subway ££ The Subway is the quickest and easiest way to get around the City Centre and West End of Glasgow. The Subway runs every 5 minutes and takes less than half an hour ton complete a circuit of the fifteen Single - £1.40 stations. Cycling = Launched in 2014, Nextbike have over 30 stations in Glasgow City Centre with another couple added during the Commonwealth Games. With cycle paths taking you all over the outskirts of Glasgow, this is one of the healthiest ways to get around Glasgow. First 30 mins - £1 Commonwealth 2014 1000 Hotel rooms have been built in Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games this year. Games 00 00 tri Locations In Glasgow City Centre HAMPDEN PARK CATHKIN BRAES GLASGOW NATIONAL MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAILS HOCKEY CENTRE IBROX STADIUM KELVINGROVE LAWN EMIRATES ARENA/ SIR SCOTSTOUN SPORTS BOWLS CENTRE CHRIS HOY VELEDROME CAMPUS 8. 9. SECC PRECINCT TOLLCROSS INTERNATIONAL CELTIC PARK SWIMMING CENTRE STRATHCLYDE COUNTRY PARK Outwith Glasgow ROYAL COMMONWEALTH BARRY BUDDO SHOOTING POOL, EDINBURGH CENTRE, CARNOUSTIE Dumbarton Milngavie Cumbernauld Kirkintilloch A8 Old Kilpatrick Lenzie Bearsden Bishopton Bishopbriggs Chryston Clydebank colm Stepps M73 Caldercrui Renf. 8 A7 Glasg 3 MB Houston Airdrie Bridge of Weir Baillieston Paisley A761 Chapelhall Johnstone A77 Runerolen Bohll Newarthill Howwood Giffnock Cleland Barrhead Neilston noch Blantyre AT25 Hamilton Newton Mearns7 M77 Wishaw East Kilbride A726 Law Eaglesham Larkhall Dalserf Enjoy your stay Welcome to Scotland X images: Dinner Breakfast Drinks ypuni

Glasgow in 2014

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An infographic with all of the best places to stay, eat, visit in Glasgow in 2014 during the Commonwealth games


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