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Address: Argyle Street, Glasgow, Scotland
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When I was young we used to look forward to a visit to look in the window of the toy shop that was under this bridge although we could never afford anything we could dream. This... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Glasgow, Scotland
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550 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

When I was young we used to look forward to a visit to look in the window of the toy shop that was under this bridge although we could never afford anything we could dream. This area is now a nightmare. I get of the bus almost everyday here and it is horrible. Young men begging in the street, sick... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

In the process of writing this review, i had a look at some of the other reviews posted here to establish if i was the only one that thought this area of Argyll St was blot on Glasgow city centre. Having read the succinct and brief review by ForeverDeepBlue he or she almost nailed it. Yes it is a mix... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

A shame this used to be an old Glasgow attraction and meeting place - where people met off the train from Central Station and it used to have Scottish shops and nice jeweller - Its now just a collection of retail shops and greasy fish and chip shops/eating places and a place for down and outs of Glasgow. Such a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

A collection of bad pubs, worse chip shops, drug addicts and exhaust fumes. Use the main entrance if you entering/exiting the central station.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

It's dark and dank even on the hottest of days. The road is busy and the pavements narrow. But there are interesting places to visit under there - not least of all the Arches cafe/bar and theatre. It's a city centre street, which takes you from one place to another. It's not the prettiest, but I've seen worse, and its... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

This artery under Central Station is populated by undesirables and rotten shops, it is still fume filled even if it has large extract ventilation fans - at the west end of it groups of teenagers congregate outside Macdonalds ........ if you take my advice it is best avoided or get through quickly if you have to - not a pretty... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Apocryphally so-called because it sheltered the Highlanders who arrived off the trains to Central station from Glasgow's ubiquitous rain, the Umbrella is an imposing example of a Victorian over-engineered railway bridge. Straddling Argyll Street, all of life's necessities are contained thereunder. Take a wee walk and listen to the banter :o)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

This is the area underneath Glasgow Central Train Station. It is historically where the folks from the Highlands used to shelter from the Glasgow rain. It's not really much to look at only has some shops underneath, but the architecture either end of the umbrella is lovely. Also easy to get to as in centre of Glasgow.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

A dark cavern that usually stinks of fried fish, has crummy shops. The best thing about it is the entrance to Central Station - avoid.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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38 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

After reading other reviews i had to give my opinion , this is main street in Argyle strret and is really busy so its bound to be a bit cluttered , i ll bet these winjers have sheltered under it when our weather is bad.

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