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City Sightseeing Glasgow Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"With great views from the top of the bus strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary this truly is the best way to see the sights of Glasgow.On this City Sightseeing tour you can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus. There are 22 stops and the entire route takes approximately 110 minutes. The bus departs every 15 minutes from each stop. Tickets are valid for 1 or 2 consecutive ca find out for yourself. The most vibrant and exciting of Scottish cities boasts excellent museums and art galleries as well as beautiful parklands and buildings. Treat yourself to a tour of the Jewel of Scotland the city whose inhabitants work hard and play hard."""
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City Sightseeing Glasgow Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"With great views from the top of the bus strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary this truly is the best way to see the sights of Glasgow.On this City Sightseeing tour you can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus. There are 22 stops and the entire route takes approximately 110 minutes. The bus departs every 15 minutes from each stop. Tickets are valid for 1 or 2 consecutive ca find out for yourself. The most vibrant and exciting of Scottish cities boasts excellent museums and art galleries as well as beautiful parklands and buildings. Treat yourself to a tour of the Jewel of Scotland the city whose inhabitants work hard and play hard."""
From GBP14.00
 
City Sightseeing Glasgow Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"With great views from the top of the bus strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary this truly is the best way to see the sights of Glasgow.On this City Sightseeing tour you can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus. There are 22 stops and the entire route takes approximately 110 minutes. The bus departs every 15 minutes from each stop. Tickets are valid for 1 or 2 consecutive ca find out for yourself. The most vibrant and exciting of Scottish cities boasts excellent museums and art galleries as well as beautiful parklands and buildings. Treat yourself to a tour of the Jewel of Scotland the city whose inhabitants work hard and play hard."""
From GBP14.00

Personal Safety Tips (23)

Avoid Streets West Of Central Station at Night

Avoid the area directly west of Central Station (train) at night. It is rife with drugs and prostitution. Not at all comfortable.The area is that north of Argyle Street, up to Bothwell Street.See this...
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scotlandscotour
Aug 27, 2004

Neds & Bigots

I adore this wonderful city. But as with everywhere there is a seedy underbelly. Around George Square and Queen Street you will encounter what the Scottish lovingly refer to as 'Neds'. I have no idea...
Eric1977
Jan 22, 2004

Neds

Unfortunately there are anti social people in Glasgow. No age group has a monopoly in this but watch out for groups of young men in sports clothing,( i.e. designer track suits). They are resident in...
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IanMacPhail
Mar 31, 2006

Use Common Sense

Like all major cities, if you are wandering around on yoru own, use common sense when walking in areas that have poor lighting or you see groups of kids hanging around.While the city centre is...
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GordonKeenan
Apr 25, 2004

Safe City

Glasgow is a very safe city relative to other major european cities. I lived there for 6 years right in the centre of the city and never really saw any dangers whatsoever.As for NEDS they're unlikely...
slicknet
Aug 13, 2004

Glasgow city centre (Central Station area)

Downtown Glasgow at night can be a bit unnerving (especially if you are a female travelling alone), unless you are a seasoned traveller and/or travelling in a group. I would avoid using the tube or...
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rugbyspark
Jun 29, 2003

The Park In The Dark

Kelvingrove Park in the West End of the city is, as I have mentioned, a beautiful spot well worth visiting, but be wary of walking through, or in some cases just passing, the park at night, especially...
footloosegirl
Apr 27, 2006

Glasgow like most citys has dangerous areas

Like many on this site say iv lived in Glasgow my hole life but unlike most of these people I have frequently came into trouble. I live in a suburb of Glasgow 20 minutes from city centre called Milton...
GlesgaBhoy
Sep 23, 2014

As safe as ANY major city - and friendlier!

Stop with the silly comments on football 'fans'. These are a minority who will not affect the average traveller. Will travellers really be going to the Stadium Bar in Govan? No, thought not. Have you...
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SkipJas
Dec 26, 2008

You only gonna get into trouble if you look for it

I've lived in Glasgow for past 3 years and had no major problems what so ever Glasgow. Like any other big city it does have a rough areas, but to be honest there is no tourist attractions anywhere...
SaraLI
May 02, 2011

Just use common sense

Some of these comments are just absolute nonsense. Just be careful like in any city, don't walk down alley ways, and what kind of idiot would go through a park at night?? Don't walk down by the river...
lambiscon
May 14, 2010

the area around and east of central station

between central station to the riverside and St. Enoch Sq. has a lot of homeless evening shelters and the hotels are mainly d.ss. get as far away from central station{which is not the city centre} as...
paulis
Aug 30, 2008
 
 
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Things to Do Near Glasgow

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The Lighthouse

I finally made a visit to The Lighthouse; it is in the city centre and has a range of exhibition spaces. They also have two viewing points. ONe has an elevator and the second is only accessible by...
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Gallery of Modern Art

The last thing I did in Glasgow was to visit the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) that is located in a nice neoclassical building (1778) in Royal Exchange Square (just off Buchanan street). It opened in...
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George Square

Personally I always think of George Square as the heart of Glasgow. It is right in the centre next to Queens Street Station and not far from major shopping streets like Sauchiehall Street and Buchanan...
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St. Mungo's Museum

Named after Glasgow’s patron saint this is a religious related museum located in front of the Glasgow Cathedral. St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art is housed in a building that was designed in...
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Glasgow

I was brought up in Clydebank a former shipbuilding town on the edge of Glasgow. Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland with a population of around a million. In the past it was an industrial city,...
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Scottish Exhibition Centre

As we were wandering around the SECC area, I noticed an interesting looking small round building called the rotunda. I had no idea what it was till I looked it up. There are actually two rotunda...
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