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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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Shut up, Carly!

You would have just wasted the hour, anyway. I'm SURE you THINK that every moment of your life is precious because you're you, Well, I'm here to tell ya, you ain't and it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

You would have just wasted the hour, anyway. I'm SURE you THINK that every moment of your life is precious because you're you, Well, I'm here to tell ya, you ain't and it isn't. Damn! Carly lost an hour! That's less time for her to save the world! Boo hoo!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

They run tours during the week at 1-:30am and 2:30pm, which I would highly recommend! They are free and you get to go to parts of the building that you can't otherwise go into. You can learn a lot about the city. Would recommend for locals who have never been as well as for travellers who are looking for something... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

The Glasgow City Chambers on George Square has 2 tours per day. Unfortunately you can't just turn up and can't book online. You need to pop into the chambers and pick up a ticket about an hour or so in advance of the tour time. If you don't manage to get a ticket for the tour, you can still walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Went there for a reception. What a beautiful building inside and outside! Those stairs were something!

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Unfortunately I was misled by my boyfriend on what I was about to see...else I wouldn't have stepped foot inside. Very dull and disappointing. Thank god it was free, else I would have requested a refund!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Beautiful place to spend a day ,chambers is a work of art ,marble stair case is worth seeing the large room are really nice decor ,if anyone is visiting glasgow the city chambers is well worth a visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We have been couple times and never enough ! During the Doors Open Day - this is a largest free annual architectural event - the City Chamber is available for everybody.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

You can wander in off the street to view the superb Italianate marble but check out the conducted tour times free of charge. Much more to see

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The grand interior of the city chambers impresses from the minute you enter beginning with the marble staircase. Occupying the most central location in the city's George Square, it is very accessible for visitors (there is a tour bus stop nearby) and residents alike. Several local buses pass by. Definitely a Glasgow sight not to missed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Typical city council premises, indicating a former glory and wealth of a bygone age. Shame the front of desk staff were so unhappy with their role and could not be more proud of their heritage and showcase the premises to overseas visitors.

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Additional Information about City Chambers

Address: 80 George Square, Glasgow G2 1DU, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-141-287-2000
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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