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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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3-Hour Private Glasgow Essentials Tour
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Glasgow, Scotland
City Centre
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+44 141 552 3138
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"fruit market"
in 16 reviews
"great atmosphere"
in 43 reviews
"great bars and restaurants"
in 10 reviews
"italian centre"
in 8 reviews
"george square"
in 24 reviews
"designer shops"
in 9 reviews
"something for everyone"
in 17 reviews
"visiting glasgow"
in 12 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 17 reviews
"west end"
in 11 reviews
"stalls"
in 22 reviews
"architecture"
in 33 reviews
"venues"
in 11 reviews
"cocktails"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

With a plethora of eateries of all styles, Merchant City is definitely the place to eat when you are trying to impress.

Thank gentlemancrafter
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Merchant City is a City within a City, once the home to Tobacco Merchant's and, even Slave Traders it's now on a par with the best the West End has to offer. Lots of up market cafes, restaurants and, coffee shops as well as...More

Thank andy h
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some great pubs and places to eat. You are indoors but has a feel of outdoors. Worth a visit. Some nice bars round it with live music. A great day or evening out.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit especially when the music festival is on. Good selection of nice pubs and eatery’s good vibe. Nice area of town with busy but relaxed feel. Good area for socialising and watch out for craft fairs and arts fairs. Only a short...More

Thank Mgt17
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Merchant City is the upmarket part of Glasgow City Centre. Lots of expensive shops to look at including The Italian Centre. Plenty of lively bars and restaurants too. Merchant Square is undercover and well worth a look around.

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Great spot for a few drinks and food, and only a 10min walk to the Barrowlands if you're off to a gig

Thank Savage4Turnips
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Just capture the feel of it, walking along browsing the shops and people watching. Friendly people in Glasgow

Thank 69mags56
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Pints are too expensive, the music is by and large total nane and the people are yuppies. Decent food mind you and the birds are classier than on bath street

Thank dominofive
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Merchant City has a fine selection of buildings from when Glasgow was a glorious city (not anymore) . Its a small but very central part of Glasgow and if ypu are in a city you will cross it anyway. Look up to really appreciate the...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

This wonderfully clean, varied and lively part of Glasgow City Centre is a must for everyone.The choice of bars and restaurants is excellent, and ample parking literally right on the doorstep, don't miss it if you go to Glasgow

Thank Beatty51
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