About Glasgow

About Glasgow

Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city and is the economic powerhouse of the country. It has a diverse visitor economy, with year-round demand from short-break tourists and convention delegates. In 2014, the city of Glasgow attracted 2.7 million international and domestic tourists, generating £687 million for the local economy.

As Scotland’s creative, cultural, retail and sporting capital Glasgow is home to the best shopping in the UK outside of London, world-class museums and galleries, outstanding architecture, cutting edge music and literary scenes, fantastic nightlife and some of the best festivals and major events in the world.

Glasgow is home to one of Europe’s finest civic art collections in galleries such as the Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery and Riverside Museum. Entry into all of the city’s galleries is free. Visitors will love Glasgow, the friendliness of the people, the quality of the shops, the numerous high quality restaurants, bars and clubs.