Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city with a population of 600,000 and 2.5 million in the city region. It is a modern city with its legendary friendliness and generous hospitality. Glasgow is home to world class attractions, fabulous restaurants, amazing architecture, exciting events and fantastic shopping.
The city has internatioanlly renowned museums and gallaries including the magnificent Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum - Scotland's most popular visitor attraction, the unique Burrell Collection and the stunning Riverside Museum.
As the largest retail centre in the UK outside of London, Glasgow is top for shops, with a mix of high street favourites, designer labels and vintage boutiques.
The city’s unique style is also reflected in its year-round events programme, which offers live performances, festivals and entertainment. The recent designation as a UNESCO City of Music has firmly established Glasgow’s reputation as one of Europe’s premier cultural capitals.
Glasgow has a passion for sport and has built a solid international reputation – currently ranked ninth in the World in Sport Business Magazine’s Ultimate Sport City Awards. Over the years some of the world’s leading sports stars and athletes have competed in the city. Glasgow is of course known as one of the world’s great football cities but it has also played host to international events in athletics, gymnastics, boxing, table tennis, badminton, snooker and tennis.
For tourist information and to check what's on while in Glasgow, please click on www.seeglasgow.com
About the UCI Track World Cup Glasgow
The UCI Track World Cup is a season long winter track cycling competition run by the UCI. The Glasgow round of the event follows the opening round in Cali with the series coming to a close in Aguascalientes in Mexico. The event includes all of the Olympic Track Cycling events that you might have seen during the games in London 2012 where the athletes from British Cycling performances exceeded all expectation. The World Cup is delivered by British Cycling, to find out more about membership of British Cycling, click here