is the largest city in Scotland and third largest in the United Kingdom. The city is situated on the River Clyde in the country's West Central Lowlands. Glasgow, one of Europe's most vibrant, dynamic and stylish cities.
Dialect The speed of the conversation tends to be quite quick in Glasgow. If necessary, ask people to repeat (even slowly!) what they are saying, Glaswegians are generally very friendly and able to communicate in far more formal English than that which is commonly used if it is required.
Orientation The visitor, central Glasgow can be divided into two main areas, the City Centre, which contains the majority of tourist sights and much of the city's shopping and entertainment, as well as its commercial heart, and the West End, the bohemian area of cafés, restaurants and bars surrounding the University of Glasgow and Kelvingrove Museum. The best way to get good vistas of the city is to climb the many hills upon which the central area is built.
Architecture Glasgow Cathedra A fine example of Gothic architecture dating from medieval times City Chambers This imposing structure in George Square was built in 1888 in the Italian Renaissance style Glasgow Cross St Enoch Subway Station The original subway station, a quaint building now used as a coffee shop, sits in the middle of St Enoch Square. Mitchell Library One of Glasgow's best public buildings, it is the largest municipal public reference library in Europe.