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Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Glasgow: The Largest City in Scotland
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Scotland

Glasgow (Scots: Glesga) is a city, located on the banks of the River Clyde, in West Central Scotland.



Five interesting facts about Glasgow:

  • With a population of about 615,000, it is the largest city in Scotland, and third most populous in the United Kingdom.
  • It is the fourth most visited city in the British Isles.
  • It was founded by the Christian missionary Saint Mungo (518–614) in the 6th century.
  • In 1175, it was granted burgh rights by King William the Lion (1143–1214).
  • It has an impressive heritage of Victorian architecture (the mid-to-late 19th century).

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The Royal Infirmary and the Cathedral in the distance, Glasgow

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Buhanan Street, Glasgow

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Statue of Mercury, Roman God of shopkeepers, Glasgow

Glasgow University
The University (Victorian Gothic; built in the 19th century), Glasgow

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The University, Glasgow

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The University, Glasgow

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Statue of Lord Kelvin (1824–1907), Glasgow

Glasgow Cathedral
The Cathedral (Gothic; built in the 13th–15th century), Glagow

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St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, Glasgow

Glasgow Necropolis
The Necropolis (established in 1832), Glasgow

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Red tunnel, Glasgow

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The Science Centre, Glasgow


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