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Merchant City

Glasgow, Scotland
+44 141 552 3138
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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
Glasgow, Scotland
City Centre
+44 141 552 3138
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Always lots to see and do. Always nice to walk around just for the vibrant atmosphere. Lots or bars and restaurants to choose from.

Thank Salmo01
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Merchant city and west end are the two most most vibrant areas in Glasgow .Loads of trendy bars ,restaurants in the Merchant City and the very high end fashion outlets in the Italian centre with Armani and many other designer outlets .The bars can be...More

Thank jimsea58
Reviewed 1 week ago

I actually live in Merchant City, so I can safely say that nothing is too far....you can easily walk into town, whether Argyle Street or Buchanan Street within about 10 mins. There are lots of really nice bars and restaurants about that aren't too expensive...More

Thank Carina110992
Reviewed 1 week ago

Since our accommodation was close by, spent considerable time wandering through this fascinating part of Glasgow; loved the architecture, great selection of restaurants, lots and lots to do.

Thank yankeefan730
Reviewed 1 week ago

The area has some interesting Victorian architecture, and is the site of some of Glasgow's attractions.

Thank peterg1001
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Lots of choices here and they all looked very inviting. There was a decent crowd with good energy. We had a Malaysian meal which was very good and our waiters were delightful .

Thank marytspecs
Reviewed 20 May 2017

All the major stores are within a few blocks, so easy to find. It's a vibrant area..lots of people..it felt safe...

Thank Yvette B
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A part of city full of what we do best. Drink,eat and socialise. Weekends here are busy, enjoyable and got to be experienced

Thank Angela O
Reviewed 26 April 2017

It is a nice quarter of Glasgow with several restaurants and bars. We took a walk here from Glasgow Green to get something to eat.

Thank OZS969
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Lots of bars and cafes and restaurants located within Merchant City. At the weekends there is a craft market from about 11.00-6pm. Good to visit and enjoy

Thank Sue H
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