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Glasgow West End, Glasgow

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A section of the city known for its bohemian culture and celebrity guests, Glasgow West End is an active neighborhood for both residents and visitors. Take a stroll down Byres Road to visit the area's main attractions, including the Glasgow Botanic Gardens, the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Center, and myriad bars, boutiques, clubs, and restaurants. The University of Glasgow is located here, marked by the famous spire of its main building, designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott. This towering landmark can be seen for miles throughout the city and is an icon of the University of Glasgow, which is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. While in the area, visit One Devonshire Gardens to check out where the celebrities rest their weary heads. Kelvingrove Park is the home of many of the neighborhood's well-known restaurants and cafes. Glasgow West End is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , international travel planner Edition.
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  • Many people don't realise there are some absolutely beautiful riverside walks by the River Kelvin which loops around much of the West End - there are a great many different access paths down to the...  more »
  • The West End of Glasgow is famous for its beautiful architecture, charming, interesting shops, lively nightlife, parks and is centered around Byres Road. The neighborhood attracts a lot of people...  more »
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