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Merchant City

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Address: Glasgow, Scotland
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Dining, Shopping
Description: Self-guided walking tour maps are available from George Square Tourist...
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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Merchant city festival

This is an annual event in Glasgow. The city are adding more & more events every year which is improving the event. There are comedy events, food, stalls, family events... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This is an annual event in Glasgow. The city are adding more & more events every year which is improving the event. There are comedy events, food, stalls, family events, etc, etc. Worth a visit if the weather is dry as most of the stalls are outside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

great day out atmosphere was wonderful , music stalls entertainment. food good weather. what more could you ask for

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Glasgows merchant city area is a mixture of bars and shops. The main part is based around merchant city square which hosts many restaurants such as metropolitain, arisang, fanellis but also has oneills the pub. This is a nice area to socialise without having to go into thr middle of town. Bar HOME is also in merchant city which I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

lots of cafes, restaurants and bars around to suit all tastes and budgets. take time to wander around and enjoy the varied architecture and street art.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Hip emerging area with great architecture, nice restaurants & eclectic shopping. We loved walking around this area & tried out several of the restaurants in the area. Can't wait to come back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Great Mixture of places to eat and drink, for all tastes and prices. Area has greatly improved over the years and is very lively at weekends. Other place to visit in Glasgow is the West End.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

we came to maison house for cocktail making and a meal for a friends 21st birthday. The cocktail making aspect was.so worth it the staff member who taught us Peter was friendly and funny and kept things going - then we were to wait for our meal time after being shown to the restuarant that we were dining in which... More 

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great selection of restaurants and bars to suit all tastes and ages. Always has a good buzz about the area and also close to the city centre.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The whole area is full of hstory.....you can get guided walk leaflets from the tourist board or just wander around, always remembering to look UP, so you can see the marvellous details on top of many buildings. Eating out is no bother, as there's a big variety of cuisines, coffee shops, fast food places. There are also some interesting individual... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

one of the best places in glasgow for a good pub grub or even a chat within the city centre, this is the place to be

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Address: Glasgow, Scotland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre

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