Useful information for your visit to Glasgow Central Station
Hotels near Glasgow Central Station place you near many local sights, plenty of which are easily walkable in this compact and vibrant city.
1. Gallery of Modern Art
One of the country's very best art institutions, GoMA is housed in a stunning Neoclassical building. Inside, you can see a wide variety of exhibitions and installations, from paintings to sculpture and more. The contrast between the building's architecture and the work inside makes it a striking place to visit.
2. George Square
This is the primary square in the city, with the stunning City Chambers building standing to its east side. Other things to look out for as you stroll through are Glasgow's Cenotaph memorial, statues of Queen Victoria and her husband Albert, and of Scottish novelist Sir Walter Scott.
3. Glasgow Central Mosque
Across the King George V Bridge and a short walk away on the south bank of the river is this gorgeous mosque. You can book a guided tour and learn about the building's history as well as its significance for Muslims living in the city.
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Head out a little further and see what else there is to discover during a visit to Glasgow.
1. SSE Hydro
This eye-catching modern arena is a marvel to look at: It shines in a rainbow of colours and is one of the gems of Glasgow's contemporary architecture, just up from the river. It hosts huge music performances including the biggest pop and rock stars, so see what's on during your visit for a superb night out.
2. Glasgow Cathedral
This is a stunning 12th century building, with a towering façade that's long been one of the symbols of the city. You can also book a tour to learn more about the cathedral's role in local life over the centuries. Just behind it is the Glasgow Necropolis, a huge graveyard where 50,000 people are buried. It dates from Victorian times and is well worth a walk around for the views from the hill.
3. The People's Palace and Winter Gardens
This is one of the finest historic buildings in the city, which was built at the end of the 19th century as a cultural centre for Glasgow's citizens to enjoy. It features an intriguing glasshouse behind the main Victorian building, housing the Winter Gardens conservatory. Tour the rooms and gardens to see antique furniture, art, and dazzling plants.
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