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George Square

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George and St. Vincent Sts., Glasgow, Scotland
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+44 141 287 2000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A main square of Glasgow surrounded by historical architecturally beauty buildings such as Municipal Chamber or Town Hall, and Merchant House. The square is notable for plenty of statues and monuments, including Robert Burns, James Watt, Sir Robert Peel, and Sir Walter Scott and some...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is worth seeing as it is close to a lot of interesting sites. Very pleasant if the weather is good!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a lot of history to be gleaned from the square and the surroundings. These relate to the how the city developed. Importantly the role of the merchants.

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its got to be one of the simplest attractions yet a must see part of Glasgow. George square is where you find statues of important figures in the history of Scotland including those dedicated to Robert Burns, James Watt, Sir Robert Peel and Sir Walter...More

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at a hotel on the edge of the square for three days, during which I attempted to memorize the names of the men (and one woman, Victoria) honored by the statues. Fun fact, the man on the tall center column is Sir Walter...More

Thank abecedarius
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to visit, stroll around, and do some people watching! Near sites and shops and plenty of places to grab a bit and see what's going on. Lots of activity. Near the railway station so easy to get to. Take a look at the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we're in Glasgow, we often go here just to sit and watch the people go by. From here you can enjoy many fine restaurants, hop a train from Central Station, or take a double-decker bus tour.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was staying at the Millennium Hotel on George Square and I was surprised to wake up to find such a great deal of activity outside the hotel. It was the Glasgow Marathon or some such run. Newspaper reporters, cameras etc. I was certainly in...More

Thank NigelG407
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to just hang out or walk your dog. Lovely monuments but they offer little historical significance if you are not local.

Thank rawreviewsbyc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a big square with many statutes and fine buildings. Glasgow just oozes Civic Pride and splendour. Glasgow is a world class city which can hold its own against any European capital

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10 April 2018|
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Response from Azurewaters14 | Reviewed this property |
It’s any easy walk and great way to see surrounding area.
26 November 2017|
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Response from O9426KNdavidm | Reviewed this property |
The Christmas market is open 10am till 10 pm so assume wheel would be the same times hope this helps
23 November 2016|
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