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Merchant City Music Walking Tour of Glasgow provided by Glasgow Music City Tours

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  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 07/15/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/15/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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You'll start at
THE CLUTHA
Glasgow G1 4SP, UKMeet your guide outside The Clutha Bar on Stockwell Street.
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  • 1
    The Clutha Bar
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    Britannia Panopticon Music Hall
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 3
    Old Fruitmarket
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  • 4
    Tron Theatre
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  • 5
    Barrowland Ballroom
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 6
    Barrowland Park
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 7
    St Andrews in the Square Glasgow
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  • 8
    The 13th Note
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
King Street
King St, Glasgow G1, UK
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Important Information
Departure Point
THE CLUTHA, Glasgow G1 4SP, UK
Duration
2h
Return Details
King Street, King St, Glasgow G1, UK
Inclusions
  • Includes voucher for 20% discount on food at Mono Cafe Bar.
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please contact us to discuss any mobility issues.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please be at departure point 10 minutes prior to scheduled departure time
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kelly wrote a review Aug 2020
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Fiona was very personable and knowledgeable and made it interesting for everyone. The tour was varied and kept our teens interested. Thank you.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from JonathanTrew, General Manager at Merchant City Music Walking Tour of Glasgow
Responded Aug 19, 2020
Thanks KellyGrossett. We're delighted that you and your teens enjoyed the tour. We try to make it fun for everybody from hardcore music fans to people who just want to see the city from a different perspective. I'll make sure Fiona sees your comments - every review is much appreciated.
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Ralph S wrote a review Aug 2020
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Fav part of tour, has to be The Barrowlands ( walk off fame) but every part of tour was excellent.. Weather was great, tour guide was excellent And Realy knew her stuff
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from JonathanTrew, Manager at Merchant City Music Walking Tour of Glasgow
Responded Aug 10, 2020
Hello Ralph, thanks very much for taking the time to review the tour. We're very glad to hear how much you enjoyed it and will pass on your kind comments to the guide, Fiona. Thank you for coming out with us.
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cycledan wrote a review Nov 2019
Commack, New York2 contributions
Only reason not 5 stars is that there were times we could not hear at all. Street noise was tough. Also in old music hall we couldn't hear above the orchestra rehearsing.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from JonathanTrew, Manager at Merchant City Music Walking Tour of Glasgow
Responded Jan 20, 2020
Hi cycledaniel. Thanks for taking the time to write a review. It's good to know when there are problems as it means we can try to solve them. We'll talk louder at more busy points. Glad you enjoyed the tour otherwise.
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CarrFIRE2018 wrote a review Jul 2019
Glasgow, United Kingdom3 contributions
Really enjoyed the tour - great way to spend a couple of hours on a Saturday morning. Fiona the guide was excellent. Extremely knowledgeable, very enthusiastic and is deeply immersed in the Scottish music scene with great anecdotes and first hand experiences. Highly recommend
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from JonathanTrew, Manager at Merchant City Music Walking Tour of Glasgow
Responded Jul 4, 2019
Hello, thanks so much for leaving such a great review. We're really pleased to hear how much you enjoyed the tour and that you enjoyed the playlist too! We will pass on your comments to Fiona. Thanks again for your input, much appreciated.
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Stephen L wrote a review Jul 2019
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Our guide, Fiona, was very nice and very enthusiastic about passing on her knowledge of the many excellent music-related venues visited. Well worth the money.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from JonathanTrew, Manager at Merchant City Music Walking Tour of Glasgow
Responded Jul 2, 2019
Hello Stephen. We're so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed the tour, we agree Fiona is great and we'll pass on your comments. Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback and review.
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kirsty952020
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Fantastic
I did the Merchant City tour as I had just moved into the area. Fiona has extensive knowledge on Glasgow and the mu
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Veronicahp225hy
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Best tour in Glasgow!
This is the second Glasgow City Music Tour we have done and they are great. The tour leaders are incredibly knowle
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J K
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Fun and informative tour
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour. Although we are fairly local there were lots of facts and interesting anecdotes abo
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608margheritaa
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Very entertaining tour!
Very entertaining tour! Fiona has been an excellent guide and even if you don’t know all the groups and singers and
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jdr1969
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Resume tours post COVID
This is my 7th tour and 3rd time doing this specific tour. I do it every few years as the stories and tour info are
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Bramble1167
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Friends get together
We booked for a private tour with Fiona and despite the wind and rain, Fiona was a ray of sunshine. Brilliant tour,
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suncream2015
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I Love Music
Did this music tour on Sat 26th Oct. Our guide was friendly, funny and very knowledgeable about the Glasgow music s
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JoTucker
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Brilliant!
Really good walking tour of the city. Dress for the cold as you would expect. Really passionate and knowledgable gu
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Francesca A
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Great Tour!
There is a lot to see in Glasgow, but if you're looking for something a little different, this tour is great. As a
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Sandy D
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Merchant City Tour
Very informative and provided answers to those questions that you thought you knew yourself. Fiona was a great guid
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799annemarie
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This is a ‘must visit’ if you are in Glasgow
Our guide was very informative and knowledgeable. It was an interesting tour around the town, which featured from 1
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Mr James M
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Mc Loones music tour
Enjoyable and informative walk. Guides were enthusiastic and entertaining. It may have been interesting to have hea
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phargreaves72
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Great Afternoon in the music city
It was a great afternoon walking around some of the familiar streets of Glasgow and discovering more of the unusual
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lenmarsh
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Brilliant tour for locals or tourists
Brilliant walking tour this afternoon with Alison. Thought I knew the Glasgow music scene inside out but learned s
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Expedition599569
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Brilliant
Excellent tour, with clear and entertaining information put over by Fiona who clearly enjoys being a guide. As a
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