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George Square

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George and St. Vincent Sts., Glasgow, Scotland
+44 141 287 2000
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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 weeks ago

Large and open square to relax and shoot beautiful photos. As you can see, I love the lions and I wanted to stand beside them! Roar!

Thank redman5314
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I saw groups of people gathered peacefully protesting, another group telling stories of Scotland history and just families with children just hanging out. There are a lot of statues beautiful buildings in the back drop. Very close to everything train station or shopping.

1  Thank jingjing2x
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Wow loved this area , sooo many things to , statues , buildings , area to get hop on hop off bus too ! Lots of history , people a must walk through , this place is central to almost everything in the city so...More

1  Thank MarPelletier
Reviewed 10 October 2017

George Square in central Glasgow is surrounded by stunning architecture and statues and is well worth a visit and photo stop. Its the 1st stop for the hop on hop off buses as well. The council chambers are worth a look as the interiors are...More

Thank Cherie111
Reviewed 7 October 2017

My son and I enjoyed the square. Only a short and pleasant 15 minute walk from out hotel. Very close to shops and restaurants. Safe and well lit at night.

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Just by Queen Street Station The square has a magnificent backdrop of buildings and contains many statues of famous Scots. Enjoyed walking around the statues and listening to the piper. Also a bus stop for the Glasgow Tour. Currently undergoing some renovation at Queen Street...More

Thank shark939
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Loved the statues on the square. So much history. The Glasgow Tour bus stop is here plus Wetherspoon Restaurant is just across the street.

Thank 916johnnyb
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We came across this space in the centre of Glasgow with a rare moment of warm sunshine to enhance its pleasant look. Managed to sit in the sun and admire the Walter Scott column, reminiscent of Nelson's column in London, also the 2 stone lions,...More

Thank Lorraine A
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A central square with many statues of historic figures. Lots of people to watch, and, if you are a child, pigeons to chase! I loved the fact that the planned statue of George III was never placed here, in spite of the name, because he...More

Thank calgaryguy
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

A very busy square with benches, monuments and flowers in front of the City Chambers to the east. It's the beginning (Stop No. 1) of the Hop on Hop off bus tour (see separate review). Short walk to Buchanan St.and to the Duke of Wellington...More

Thank PHLee7ca
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Response from LVagabond2014 | Reviewed this property |
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No There was originally planned to be but due to mixed feelings towards him (in response to his increasing bouts of madness) it was thought more apt to commemorate Sir Walter Scott and is home to his first memorial George... More