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Address: 80 George Square, Glasgow G2 1DU, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-141-287-2000
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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 a magnificent building! We went for one of the free tours, the tour was great although a bit short we thought! Its definitely worth a visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

City chambers is a magnificent building! We went for one of the free tours, the tour was great although a bit short we thought! Its definitely worth a visit.

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Madrid, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The City Chambers has 2 guided tours; one at 10:30 and another one at 14:30. I wasn´t able to make it but even though you don´t get to walk around you still can look around the ground floor. In conjunction with the rest of the square it is one of the nicest view in Glasgow

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Warragul, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The council offers two tours a day: Monday-Friday, one at 10am the other at 2pm. You need to book beforehand. The tours are free. The City Chambers are beautiful and offer a glimpse into Glasgow's rich history.

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Beautiful building in a stunning location, especially at Christmas time with the square so brightly decorated. Staff who do the building tours are very helpful and engaging, nothing is a bother!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

You can have a tour of this building however as a former employee of the Council I did at various times have the chance to see different parts of this grand building with the beautiful marble stairway. Worth a visit!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Passes by it several times as it was on my way. Admired it from every corner. Worth seeing it. Especially if you have plenty of time, do go inside as well.

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Setvasideva full half day and visit the City chambers, the whole experience will have your eyes popping. Bring your camera

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

If you are in Glasgow midweek, don't miss a tour of this impressive building. It is not always possible to see all the rooms, depending on which are being used in an official capacity, but even the marble stairway is worth seeing, and the highlight is the beautiful Wedgewood ceiling. Not only that - the tour is free! There really... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Very beautiful building right next to George's square, very easy to access and i would recommend for anyone visiting Glasgow to go and check it out!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Nice square in front of the town hall. Very good located in the city center and therefore easy to reach. Nice place for pictures - but nothing more.

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