Glasgow, GLG Travel Guide

• A Travel Guide for Glasgow, GLG, Scotland.
Map of Glasgow, GLG

Welcome to Glasgow, GLG!

Glasgow had already sustained ancient Celts and Roman settlers before its Cathedral was commissioned in the 6th century, attracting a stream of new residents. Threatened during the Reformation, the church was spared due to protection from its congregation. Since 1451, the city's other major institution, the University of Glasgow, has encouraged enlightenment, and many a fine idea has been hatched in one of the several public parks in the green city.

Residents speak a curious dialect known as the Glasgow Patter, which combines rhyme, slang and common references in an oddly lyrical style. Mad for football, the city held the first-ever international football match in 1872 against England, the results of which were a 0-0 draw. Memorabilia from decades of players and their fervent fans are housed at the Scottish Football Museum. More traditional collections may be found at the Kelvingrove Museum, the People's Palace and Winter Gardens and the Burrell Museum. The Merchant City houses entertainment in history, and its terraced, Georgian streets have been transformed a centre for shopping, dining and the arts.

Glasgow Cathedral
previous pause next
Photos of Glasgow, GLG  Glasgow Cathedral
Book Your Hotel!

Hotel City



My Reservations | Cancel a Reservation



+/- 3


More Search Options
One Way | Multiple Destinations

Car Rentals
Pick up car at:

Airport Code
Different Dropoff?
Yes No

Drop off car at
Airport Code

Pick-up Date

Drop-off Date

Car Type

Business Owners/Managers
Do you manage a business in Glasgow, GLG? If so, please search our tourism directory to ensure your company information is up to date and accurate. If you don't find a listing, we invite you to add a complimentary listing.

Add A Business Listing

If you want to increase your exposure to the millions of people who come to each month to plan their trips and vacations, please refer to our advertising information.