The 4 Best Neighbourhoods in Glasgow for Tourists
The city centre is the main tourist area of the city, with George Square located very central. Accommodation the city centre are numerous, from cheap hostels, apartments for rent to luxurious 5 star hotels.
The West End district has some unique amenities to explore. If one needs a quiet place, this is the place to come. The Police Museum is important, not only to the Scotland but to the United Kingdom at large. Other scenic features include the Riverside Museum, theatres, comedy clubs and art galleries. Hotels in the West End include the Albion, Argyll Western, The Kelvin Hotel West End and the Clifton Hotel. Some of the apartments in the West End neighbourhood include the Amadeus Services Apartments, The Grand in the Park, Luxury West End, 21A, The Botanic Hub West and the Trendy Apartment.
Finnieston is chilled and ideal for contemporary luxury. With popular entertainment spots such the Hydro, the thrill and fun that comes with this neighbourhood are ideal for parties and concerts. The area also has bars, shopping arcades and importantly, numerous hotels, B$B hotels and apartments to stay. Areas to visit in this district include the University of Glasgow, the Kelvingrove Museum, the Botanical Gardens and the scenic Victorian buildings. Hotels in Finnieston include the Sandyford, Arcon, Kelvingrove and the Alfred. Apartments are uncountable in this area.
1. City Centre (near George Square)
The Glasgow City Centre is the best for a visitor. It brings out the best of the country; infrastructure and culture. Infrastructure brings together the transport system, the buildings and the recreational facilities.
By culture, the art museums, places of worship and the Scottish way of living are the points of focus. Such exposure helps the visitor adapt to Scottish culture faster and creates a lasting impression.
The place is filled with entertainment spots (bars and restaurants with good music). The Merchant city brings out the livelier side of Glasgow; sharing food, alcohol, cultures and the city’s vibrancy.
There are also other businesses where one can buy groceries, art, fashion and other commodities. Fashion brands such as Armani, Versace and Ralph Lauren have outlets on the Merchant City. There are also periodic festivals that bring pomp and colour to the metropolis.
3. North West (West End, Finnieston)
Finnieston sums up all the celebratory features of Glasgow. There are Cinemas, event galas, occasional festivities, theatre arts among many others.
The luxury and party mood never leave the West End. The district has space for events and other recreational activities. The Hydro is the biggest attraction in the West End, with full entertainment galore for the visitors. Accommodation facilities are among the most affordable within Glasgow.
Glasgow South also has a chilling climate for luxury and excursion. There is a recreational park (Pollok County Park), a football stadium (Hampden – home stadium for the Scottish Football National Team) and an art and culture centre (the Citizen’s Theatre).
All these amenities show the activities Scotland has invested in. There are also some shopping arcades, bars and restaurants. It is a good place for a weekend gateway where people go out to have fun.