48 Hours in Glasgow!

Scotland, Glasgow Guide (B): 48 Hours in Glasgow!

A short trip to Scotland three years ago left me wanting to see more, so I was pretty excited about getting back for another visit. Glasgow, the first of three stops in this amazing country, did not disappoint! Two days just wasn’t enough in this walk friendly city brimming with architecture, art, music, and shopping! Lesson learned… However, two-ish days were all we had, so we wasted no time making the most of them!

Our first afternoon, spent wandering aimlessly in the main part of town, gave us a sense of what to expect… We really enjoyed the architecture and window-shopping on Buchanan Street.

Tim was really exited to visit the Glasgow School of Art, which was founded in 1845 and is internationally recognized as one of Europe’s leading visual art schools. A fan of architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh he was most interested in seeing the school’s famous Mackintosh Building. However, a fire, set accidentally, during the 2015 end of term exhibition caused extensive damage and the building is currently closed for renovations. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 48 Hours in Glasgow!
Guide Location: Scotland » Glasgow
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Buchanan Street   Glasgow School of Art   Mackintosh Building   Willow Tea Room   George Square   Necropolis   Glasgow Cathedral   Merchant City   Blythswood Square  
Author: Hilary Gudgel
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