Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and can be found on the banks of Clyde River in west central lowlands. The weather in Glasgow is unpredictable with damp and long winters. Enjoy sunny days during summertime and a mild climate during springtime.
St. Mungo discovered an old church (which is now known as the Glasgow Cathedral) and from there on, a town was formed around it. In 1451, the establishment of the University of Glasgow played an important part in the history of the city. The economy of Glasgow prospered during the trade between North America and Europe in the 18th century.
Events, Landmarks, Activities
Glasgow hosts numerous events annually including the West End Festival, Glasgow Mela and the Glasgow International Jazz Festival. Book your cheap Glasgow hotel in advance for the best choice. Stay at the iconic Grand Central hotel for an unforgettable stay. Glasgow is well known for its architecture and has many impressive buildings such as the Clyde Auditorium, City Chambers, Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow University and The Mitchell Library. Sports fans should definitely visit the Hampden Park which features the Scottish Football Museum and Celtic Park which is the country's largest club stadium. If you like to shop then check out the stores at The Barras, St Enoch Centre and Buchanan Galleries stay in one of nearby Glasgow hotels .
The city centre is best explored on foot because of the traffic but other areas of Glasgow can be reached easily by bus, subway or train. To make getting around easier and more economical, avail of travel tickets. Book cheap hotels in Glasgow