Category: Glasgow

  • Glasgow Science Centre

    Glasgow Science Centre

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    Glasgow science centre is situated in the Clyde Waterfront Regeneration area, on the south bank of the River Clyde, Opened on the 5th of June 2001 by Queen Elizabeth II, The Science Centre has three main buildings, the Science Hall, Glasgow Tower and an IMAX cinema. The Science Centre was part of an ongoing redevelopment…

  • Glasgow Statistics and figures

    Glasgow Statistics and figures

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    Glasgow In Numbers   Estimated population of Glasgow City By Age Group [su_table] Age Group Male Population Female Population Total Population 0-15 49,750 47,782 97,532 16-29 71,239 73,563 144,802 30-44 67,001 65,340 132,341 45-59 57,289 62,410 119,699 60-74 34,833 37,763 72,596 75+ 14,163 25,207 39,370 [/su_table] Births in Glasgow City [su_table] Gender Births Year Male…

  • Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art GoMA

    Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art GoMA

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    Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art is situated on the royal exchange square and displays works by international and local artists and even the tension and complexities of our contemporary society via it’s major biannual projects. The Modern art gallery opened in 1996 and housed in a neoclassical building, the building was first built in 1778…

  • Glasgow Necropolis

    Glasgow Necropolis

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    The Glasgow Necropolis is situated on the hill to the east of the Glasgow Cathedral,The land that the Necropolis stands on was purchased by the Glasgow’s Merchants House,and used as a Fir park until the group agreed that the land would be better used as Glasgow’s version of the world famous Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris.…

  • Glasgow Cathedral

    Glasgow Cathedral

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    Glasgow Cathedral was built on the location where St Kentigern and even Mungo is thought to have been buried, around the 612 AD; St Kentigern was the very first bishop within the ancient British Kingdom of Stratchclyde and The tomb of the saint is in the lower crypt. Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city and it…

  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

    Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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    Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is situated on Argyle Street, in the West End of the city, on the banks of the River Kelvin, across Kelvin Hall, which is styled like the museum in the 1920’s. The Museum closed in 2003 and reopened on 11th July 2006 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, after receiving a three-year refurbishment and restoration,…

  • Riverside Museum

    Riverside Museum

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    The Riverside Museum is situated on the Glasgow museum of Transport, which is at the point-house Quay, in the Glasgow Harbor. The Museum opened it’s doors to the public in June 2011, Designed by Zaha Hadid, architects and engineers Buro Happold. The Project cost around £74 Million, the Glasgow city council funded £50.9 million and…

  • 15 Amazing Facts About Glasgow

    15 Amazing Facts About Glasgow

    Check out these 15 obscure facts about Glasgow, which may just surprise you. from the longest bar in Europe to the Guinness world record for the tallest fully rotating freestanding structure.

  • Photographs to inspire you to visit Glasgow, Scotland

    Photographs to inspire you to visit Glasgow, Scotland

    Glasgow is the biggest city in Scotland is well known for its culture and Victorian and art Nouveau architecture, Glasgow is also known as the Britain’s most intriguing metropolises.