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Merchant City

Glasgow, Scotland
+44 141 552 3138
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Merchant City Music Walking Tour of Glasgow
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Self-guided walking tour maps are available from George Square Tourist Office of Merchant City, now a vibrant historic cafe quarter and designer-shopping mecca. Highlights of this tour, which dates back to medieval times, include the grand neo-classical halls and Georgian townhouses built for Glasgow's rich tobacco barons and shipping merchants.
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  • Average6%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Glasgow, Scotland
City Centre
+44 141 552 3138
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of choices here and they all looked very inviting. There was a decent crowd with good energy. We had a Malaysian meal which was very good and our waiters were delightful .

Thank marytspecs
Reviewed 20 May 2017

All the major stores are within a few blocks, so easy to find. It's a vibrant area..lots of people..it felt safe...

Thank Yvette B
Reviewed 18 May 2017

A part of city full of what we do best. Drink,eat and socialise. Weekends here are busy, enjoyable and got to be experienced

Thank Angela O
Reviewed 26 April 2017

It is a nice quarter of Glasgow with several restaurants and bars. We took a walk here from Glasgow Green to get something to eat.

Thank OZS969
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Lots of bars and cafes and restaurants located within Merchant City. At the weekends there is a craft market from about 11.00-6pm. Good to visit and enjoy

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

It was a lot of fun there are a lot of independent cafés & music stores in the area. Good part of Glasgow.

Thank Alichia P
Reviewed 18 April 2017

great place we don't spend a lots of time there because of rainy day but still enjoy walk we visit a museum it was not interesting but okay ..

Thank lizaliza_74
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Glasgow's merchant city is full of beautiful architecture and things to do. There are lots of nice bars around the area, at the weekend there is a small market inside merchant square with local products and crafts. There are also many nice restaurants in the...More

Thank Lynnie L
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This area has had a fair bit of money poured in to try and modernise it - hence some nice eateries in the area. However alongside is some of the rundown areas of the city and those folks still live and work nearby so you...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 13 April 2017

They could have done so much more with this space and area. It does have some good food from what I can tell, but it has a feel to it that is quite soulless and heartless. This seems to be a theme in some parts...More

Thank hfulghum
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