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Glasgow West End, Glasgow

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#4 of 19 in Neighborhoods in Scotland
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, Glasgow Edition.
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  • I was expecting something akin to Edinburgh (which will rile any Glaswegian reading this) - yes, there were rows of lovely old apartment blocks, but unfortunately spoilt by loads of adjacent brutalist...  more »
  • Upon reading reviews and corresponding with other TA reviewers, I decided to book lodging in the West End of Glasgow as that area seemed more appealing to our pesonal tastes of a bohemian, off the bea...  more »
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