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Address: 80 George Square, Glasgow G2 1DU, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-141-287-2000
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: Inaugurated by Queen Victoria in 1888, Glasgow City Chambers dominates...
Inaugurated by Queen Victoria in 1888, Glasgow City Chambers dominates George Square and is currently home to Glasgow City Council. The grand marble staircase and banqueting hall are among the building's many highlights. Free guided tours are conducted at 10:30am and 2:30pm on weekdays except public holidays and special events.
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City Chambers is an imposing building overlooking the principal square of Glasgow - George Square - that you should not miss. More than its historical and political importance... read more

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

City Chambers is an imposing building overlooking the principal square of Glasgow - George Square - that you should not miss. More than its historical and political importance, the construction and architecture of the building is impressive. It´s beautiful inside and out. I recommend to take a tour that is open to the public and free of charge. The tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Last morning in Glasgow before returning home, rain so what to do? Brief mention in hotel guide book to take free guided tour of what is the local town hall, brilliant choice. Tour began at 10-30 with the delightful and funny Claire, totally mind blowing extravaganza of Victorian architecture, heavily influenced by Italian design. Thoroughly recommended, even if it is... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Stunning building. A must see in Glasgow if you make a tour time. Tours are 10.30 and 2.30 just walk in and ask at reception. There are two stunning staircases in the building which you can't really see without the tour so well worth takin, the tour also includes the immense ballroom, minstrel gallery and the actual city chambers room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

During a quick trip to Glasgow we went and took the free tour around the city chambers. The building it's self looks amazing and the tour was interesting and funny. A great thing to do if you like cool buildings, local history or just want to get out of the rain.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I was told about the staircase in City Chamber by a tour guide and had a few hours to pass on my last day. So off I went through the doors - it was very impressive. There was a sign to say check in with the reception staff which was in the centre of the vestibule. I explained I wanted... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I've lived in Glasgow for 36 yrs, and worked right in the city centre for 10 years and I've always fancied going on one of the free tours of the City Chambers. Finally I was able to make that happen on Tuesday. The tours are twice a day, 10:30 and 14:30 and are led by a receptionist with an extensive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

this is the first time we actually went in to see the city chambers. I can tell you that you won't be disappointed, there is sections of the building you can't visit as the building is a fully functional city hub and not a museum. The marble staircase has to be the most beautiful I have ever seen. The whole... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

George Square is a lovely part of town, and the City Chambers building is part of it. The building itself is beautiful!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

went to city chambers on a day tour, the marble staircase is magnificent, worth a visit, and a very interesting place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

There are 2 free guided tours, at 10:30 and 14:30 and anyone visiting Glasgow should not miss it. The mármol staircase is awesome, the romos and chambers are expectacular, and if you are lucky enough with a nice guide you may learn a lot about the history of Glasgow (Scotish accent permitting) I knew a local that have never been... More 

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