A total of 12 statues and a handful of flowerbeds adorn this central plot, named after King George III. Some of the city’s largest architectural structures stand here, including the Municipal Chambers. Take a few photos, buy a coffee while you walk, or choose where to go next on the map.
Glasgow is renowned for its great artistic past, so a trip to this gallery and museum will be a good starting point. Learn all about Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s acclaimed work around the city, then explore the 22 themed galleries within the building. You might even hear an organ recital.
These flourishing gardens started life in 1817, as the work of a local botanist, which continued to develop over 200 years, to be what it is now. The glasshouse known as Kibble Palace is essential to visit within the grounds, and is home to rare plants, orchids, and tree ferns.