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“Nothing more than a nice neighborhood” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Merchant City

Merchant City
Glasgow, Scotland (City Centre)
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City Sightseeing Glasgow Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #32 of 377 things to do in Glasgow
Activities: Dining, Shopping
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Self-guided walking tour maps are available from George Square Tourist Office of Merchant City, now a vibrant historic cafe quarter and designer-shopping mecca. Highlights of this tour, which dates back to medieval times, include the grand neo-classical halls and Georgian townhouses built for Glasgow's rich tobacco barons and shipping merchants.
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“Nothing more than a nice neighborhood”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

I was told this area of the city was interesting and exciting but I found it nice and nothing more. There are no special attractions only several wine and dine places.

Visited May 2013
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“Worth a visit.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Large selection of bars, cafes and restaurants both inside and outside the covered square. Irish, Spanish, Scottish, Mongolian, Italian, Indian themed restaurants and bars all competing for business.
Concert Hall also on the doorstep.

Visited April 2013
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“Brilliant but expensive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Excellent night here.
Atmosphere was great.
Food was lovely
Boudoir Bar staff were very friendly
Will be back

Visited February 2013
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“Snazzie”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

Great shops, bars and places to eat. Wonderful central location for either business or leisure purposes.

Visited May 2013
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“Interesting area”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

I only had time to walk around and look at the buildings from the street. I looked at the old hangman's tower and the other lovely tower next to it. Unfortunately it was raining heavily at first, then the rain stopped and the gutters dripped, so it was a damp experience!

Visited May 2013
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