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“Olympic Flame”
Review of George Square

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Ranked #30 of 280 things to do in Glasgow
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Scotland, U.K.
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“Olympic Flame”
Reviewed October 26, 2012

Went to the concert in George Square with Emelie Sandi when the Olympic flame arrived and was lit in the Square. Fabulous night. Also a great place to visit at any time of the year - Xmas too when all the fairy lights are on.

Visited June 2012
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“Rather glum”
Reviewed October 24, 2012

A bit of an embarrassing centre to such a big city. Doesn't really know what it wants to be. Odd red tarmac, badly thought out seating and tiny bits of green space. Seems that too much thought has been given to the temporary events that come in and out of the square rather than what's there all year round.

Visited October 2012
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“Christmas lights switch on”
Reviewed October 9, 2012

Glasgow's Christmas Lights takes place in George Square.

This cherished event is the perfect start to your family's festive celebrations and will feature live entertainment and music leading up to the switch-on of the lights at 7 pm and followed by a spectacular fireworks display.

last year (2011) Fireworks were fantastic, it's a great atmosphere as always in Glasgow.
My 3 girls ages 11/7/3 ,mum and I all ways have a great time.

last year A fantastic night was had by all
with hosts Romeo and Suzie from Clyde 1,
and performances from Karen Dunbar and Claire Grogan from King Theatre's Sleeping Beauty as well as appearances from CBeebies Live's PC Plum and an amazing repertoire from Glasgow's Rock Choir.

I cant wait to go again this year and I always Look forward to Christmas and new year after ive seen the big switch on and Delighted to say we got tickets to go this year (2012) as we have been going for the last 4 years roll on the 15 th November

Visited November 2011
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“in the square”
Reviewed October 7, 2012

I rather disagree with some of the other reviews , there is quite a few events on through out the year in george square , also the city chambers and other buildings are nicely lit-up , always a lot of tourists in this area.

Visited October 2012
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“George Square”
Reviewed October 4, 2012

To be honest it's not really a square is it?
Not really a lot you can say about it, probably a good place for tourists to check out and take some pictures. If the weathers nice it helps.

Visited October 2012
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