Discover Scotland: Photo Walk in Glasgow


Glasgow (Scots: Glesga, Scottish Gaelic: Glaschu) is a city located on the banks of the River Clyde in central west of the Scottish Lowlands.

Five interesting facts about Glasgow:

  • With a population of about 621,000, it is the largest city in Scotland, and the third most populous city 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).

Discover Scotland: Photo Walk in South Queensferry

The Royal Infirmary and the Cathedral in the distance, Glasgow

Buhanan Street, Glasgow

Statue of Mercury, Roman God of shopkeepers, Glasgow

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

The University, Glasgow

Glasgow University
The University, Glasgow

Statue of Lord Kelvin (1824–1907), Glasgow

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

St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, Glasgow

Glasgow Necropolis
The Necropolis (established in 1832), Glasgow

Red tunnel, Glasgow

The Science Centre, Glasgow

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