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Merchant City

Glasgow, Scotland
+44 141 552 3138
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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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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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Reviewed 3 days ago

If the weather is good it’s great to have a wonder through the various shops and restraunts , worth a visit if in Glasgow

Thank callumoden
Reviewed 3 days ago

I like the Merchant City. The pubs and restaurants are all quite up-market, and the lights are beautiful at Christmas time. There's lots of nice places to eat, especially for couples.

Thank xWackix
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to hang out and have a drink. Loads of places to eat, drink and chill. Amazing with the Christmas lights

Thank Nick N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed the cocktails at the metropolitan , piano bar,beautiful deco had a lovely cranberry and lychee float. Could taste the gin

Thank cowieb
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great part of the city. Look up all the side streets and the architectureis astounding. Remember to look up too. The Merchant Square is superb and at weekends (not sure if it is every weekend) thereis a fantastic craft market which is...More

Thank babymac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of great bars and restaurants to suit every taste all very close to each other.Also lots of designer shops and boutiques dotted around the streets. Worth going to if you are visiting Glasgow.

Thank sb7554
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Visiting Glasgow a must to see Merchant City which is still within the city centre to the east.The old buildings which were once tobacco warehouses have been redeveloped whilst retaining as much of the old fantastic architecture as possible.They now house a variety of restaurants...More

Thank Ann J
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Good area for restaurants and bars. Inside the old market you have this all under the one roof so you don't need to worry about the weather. Sometimes you get market stalls inside and outside. Christmas time is worth visiting

Thank _crbresponse
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Lots of things to do and see here from museums to markets. Lots of eateries from many different countries. Music venues and jazz bars. Don't miss it.

Thank Truetraveller2
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This is a smart area of Glasgow with some unusual shops and a huge choice of trendy bars and restaurants.

Thank Mags562013
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