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Merchant City

Glasgow, Scotland
+44 141 552 3138
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Merchant City Music Walking Tour of Glasgow
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3-Hour Private Glasgow Essentials Tour
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Self-guided walking tour maps are available from George Square Tourist Office of Merchant City, now a vibrant historic cafe quarter and designer-shopping mecca. Highlights of this tour, which dates back to medieval times, include the grand neo-classical halls and Georgian townhouses built for Glasgow's rich tobacco barons and shipping merchants.
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  • Average6%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Glasgow, Scotland
City Centre
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+44 141 552 3138
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"fruit market"
in 16 reviews
"great atmosphere"
in 43 reviews
"great bars and restaurants"
in 10 reviews
"italian centre"
in 7 reviews
"george square"
in 24 reviews
"designer shops"
in 9 reviews
"something for everyone"
in 17 reviews
"visiting glasgow"
in 12 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 17 reviews
"west end"
in 11 reviews
"stalls"
in 22 reviews
"architecture"
in 33 reviews
"venues"
in 11 reviews
"cocktails"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just capture the feel of it, walking along browsing the shops and people watching. Friendly people in Glasgow

Thank 69mags56
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pints are too expensive, the music is by and large total nane and the people are yuppies. Decent food mind you and the birds are classier than on bath street

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Merchant City has a fine selection of buildings from when Glasgow was a glorious city (not anymore) . Its a small but very central part of Glasgow and if ypu are in a city you will cross it anyway. Look up to really appreciate the...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

This wonderfully clean, varied and lively part of Glasgow City Centre is a must for everyone.The choice of bars and restaurants is excellent, and ample parking literally right on the doorstep, don't miss it if you go to Glasgow

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

A lot of nioce restaurants within this area, and excellent choice of meals. Would highly recommend a visit.

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Lots of pubs and restaurants and craft fair at the weekend, really buzzy on the weekend very quiet in the week!

Thank CB120
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

You must visit this interest 'corner' of Glasgow whilst you are in the city. It has some of the finest building in the area. It was recommended to us by a guide on a tour we did earlier in the day and we were so...More

Thank Furbit
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Plenty of bars and restaurants around, also some nice little cafes. Lots of history too reflected around. Will be visiting again soon for the 'Cat cafe' which is a new cafe that has cats for customers to hang around...it's to the right of the Tolbooth...More

Thank Kimmybear2013
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

You ae spoilt for choice with the restaurants and bars here. I especiallly ike the sausage & mash a tthe Irish pub

Thank Karl J
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Very nice place to eat and lots of choices staff very polite and helpful clean tiolets not too busy so was served verh quickly only fault felt it was a bit expensive for what you got

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