There's a real creative energy in Glasgow. You'll see it in the window's of art dealers, taste
it in the restaurants. From Mackintosh to Franz Ferdinand, Glaswegians have always liked to make an artistic statement.
isn't hard to get Glasswegians talking about ther city. One of Europe's finest public art collections, magnificent
architecture from the 13th to the 21st centuries, contemporary visual art talent of world standing and on of the most
exciting music scenes in the UK.
In Glasgow shopping is an art form too. In a world where high streets become increasingly
homogenous, Glasgow manages to balance its celebrated designer boutiques and chic malls with an irresistible quirkiness. Browse
your way round the Merchant City, King's Court, the Victorian Village and the myriad lanes around the West End for some
true Glasgow originals.
Museums and Galleries:
The Burrell Collection, Pollok Country Park
With free admission, a world
class presentation of Sir William Burrell's personal treasure trove, set in the heart of a country park. Amongst over
8,000 diverse objets d' art are important collections of Oriental art, 19th century French paintings and sculpture by
Epstein and Rodin.