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Glasgow West End

Glasgow, Scotland (City Centre)
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Ranked #15 of 171 attractions in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Neighborhoods, Parks
Activities: Shopping
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

The west end is unique. Lots of quirky little shops down the lanes and an antiques arcades with loads of shops. Lots of cafes and bars so get out of the city centre and visit the west end.

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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

but the centre of town was not great and the drinking places where not what i, as an older guy, was looking for. Every 20 shops seems to be a gregs and fast food seems the order of the day. grea range of shops - but few higher end

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Enjoyable walk around with lots to see! Clean area, trendy and safe.Every store you could want to visit plus street entertainers. Commonwealth Games going on so it was crowded but still very enjoyable.

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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218 reviews 218 reviews
212 attraction reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Have you ever been to Oxford or York? If so you will find Glasgow disapointing. I suppose it's okay when you consider what it was like,but us hardly safe and clean is it? Very seedy and run down as for some of the suburbs....wow!!!!! thought i was in Beirut! The people seem to boast about their perceived friendliness, they're okay... More

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Tarifa, Spain
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Great atmosphere, folk have opinions and are readily willing to share them..a hoot..Friendliest reception we've had in a long time.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
5 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

So many visitors come to Glasgow and stay in the city centre, yet minutes away by Subway or walking, is the bohemian West End - loads of green space, the river. Kelvin, forth & Clyde canal, and pubs, nightlife, culture and some smashing restaurants all contribute to giving this whole area an exciting, but more laid back feel than the... More

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Lewiston, Maine
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I felt quite safe walking about the area and found the selection at the Waitrose comparable to our specialty markets in the US

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Louisville, Kentucky
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108 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The West End isn't very touristy. It's kind of refreshing really after spending weeks in mostly tourist areas. There are small shops and restaurants lining the streets. It's really an alternative area but there's a lot to see!

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Lots of little places to eat and very busy. Wouldn't take small children as there isn't much for them but worth a visit if travelling as a couple. Lots of places to get a drink and snack or cake!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Friendly wonderful Glaswegians! Beautiful city! Bursting with night life, bars, restaurants and cafes! Stunning architecture. Dear Green Place!

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