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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Art Gallery
“A very diverse museum with loads of different exhibits, with some famous ones to. Right next to Kelvingrove Park. No entry charge.”
  • 372 locals recommend
Park
“Classic example of a Victorian park, designed by Sir Joseph Paxton, and which measures 34 hectares (85 acres). Its set on the banks of the River Kelvin, and is (in my opinion) the best park in Glasgow. Depending on time of day / year, you may find joggers, cyclists, students, dog walkers, skaters and barbecuers all using this wonderfully green space, and the Kelvin walkway cuts right through the park. It's just two minutes walk from the flat, past the bars and restaurants in Gibson street, the entrance is opposite Eusebi's deli.”
  • 158 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“One of the most beautiful places to visit in Glasgow, you can either go for a walk or have a cup of tea while enjoying of the gorgeous gardens.”
  • 185 locals recommend
Museum
“Transport about everything except planes - A fantastic way to spend half a day & great views of the Clyde. No entry charge.”
  • 140 locals recommend
University
“You a Harry Potter fan? Architecture fan? or just like seeing cool places? The University is one of the best places you can visit, just a 5 mins walk from the flat. You can visit it whenever you want since is open 24 hrs, totally recommended to go at day or night, totally a magical place.”
  • 136 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Great collection of modern art and also Scottish contemporary art. Find local artists and browse artworks for sale. Galleries in Glasgow are FREE ENTRY. ”
  • 91 locals recommend
Cemetery
“Actually more of a cemetery than a park but very historic and with great views of the Cathedral (known as High Kirk of Glasgow or St Kentigern's or St Mungo's Cathedral). There are actually two other cathedrals in Glasgow, but this is the oldest in Scotland (dating from the late 12th century)”
  • 98 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Òran Mór is one of the most iconic places in Glasgow. This church converted on a bar, venue, club, sightseeing, among other things is one of the coolest places you may visit in the city.”
  • 120 locals recommend
Playground
“Its by far the oldest of the city’s parks and is an easy walk from the city centre. one of the parks main attractions is the people palace, a museum that tells the story of Glasgow from 1750 through the 20th century. It contains a display dedicated to remembering the dance hall at the Glasgow Barrow lands Ballroom”
  • 68 locals recommend
Church
“This cathedral is Glasgow’s most significant historic building, also known as St. Mungo Cathedral or high kirk of Glasgow. The grandest room in the cathedral is the crypt housing, the tomb of St. Mungo who was buried there in AD 603. Next door is the St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, which examines the world religions, their rites and how they dealt with issues of life and death. The exhibits include Egyptian mummies, Hindu statues and a Xen Buddhist garden in the courtyard Location- castle street ”
  • 72 locals recommend
Other Nightlife
“Little cobbled lane lined on both sides with pubs and restaurants, fun night out!”
  • 110 locals recommend
Museum
“Feels like the countryside in the city, see highland cows and visit the Burrel collection”
  • 81 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Definitely worth a visit on the south bank of the Clyde next to the BBC Centre.”
  • 80 locals recommend
Museum
“The People’s Palace is set in historic Glasgow Green and tells the story of Glasgow and its people from 1750 to the present day.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Entertainment
“To get to SECC Glasgow, you can walk for about 10-12 minutes (0.7miles) to Argyle Scotrail Station from where you can take the train to Exhibition Centre (5 min, 3 stops), then walk for about 9minutes (0.5 miles) to SEC Centre. Getting back we recommend you to take the same route or travel by train from: Exhibition Centre Station to Bridgeton Railway Station, from where you can take bus service SimpliCITY18 towards City Centre, hop off at Green Street Bus Stop (3 stops, 2 minutes journey) from where you will walk about 2 minutes to get back to the property. This route can be used to avoid walking. Same route to get to SECC (opposite direction!). ”
  • 49 locals recommend
Bar
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“A gorgeous restaurant for a special meal, and also a lovely place to pop in for a nightcap. The top level has an outdoor area with fairy lights, which is perfect for a cosy drink.”
  • 91 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Gastropub
“Òran Mór is one of the most iconic places in Glasgow. This church converted on a bar, venue, club, sightseeing, among other things is one of the coolest places you may visit in the city.”
  • 120 locals recommend
Bar
“A gorgeous restaurant for a special meal, and also a lovely place to pop in for a nightcap. The top level has an outdoor area with fairy lights, which is perfect for a cosy drink.”
  • 91 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Cute, traditional bar with a good selection of draught beers and traditional music on Tueday nights. For a more intimate dining experience, head downstairs to their restaurant whose motto is "Think global eat local" so as you can imagine their menu is rather varied but using the finest Scottish produce. These guys also have haggis on their menu for those brave enough to try it. Go on!”
  • 92 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
“Always a favourite of local Glaswegians. This is one of the many fab Indian restaurants in Glasgow ”
  • 76 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Tremendous seafood, right in the heart of Finnieston. It's a good idea to book. ”
  • 68 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Opened only a few years ago, always fully booked, good reviews. Great for modern tapa style/size dishes to share with mediterranean / scottish / middle eastern twist”
  • 62 locals recommend
Bar
“great cosy restaurant that is child friendly. good food and great atmosphere”
  • 55 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
“Excellent Vietnamese food (on the other side of Byers Road from Ashton Lane)”
  • 56 locals recommend

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