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George Square

Glasgow G2 1DH, UK

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About George Square

Named after King George III, George Square is surrounded by architecturally important buildings. It is the principal civic square in the city of Glasgow, and one of the six squares in the city center. The square has a collection of important statues and monuments, and it is the venue for musical events, light shows, ceremonies, sporting celebrations, political gatherings etc..



Attractions near George Square

Gallery of Modern Art Glasgow0.19km from George Square

Gallery of Modern Art is the main exhibition venue for contemporary arts in Glasgow. The gallery displays works from local and international artists and offers temporary exhibitions and workshops.

Buchanan Street0.25km from George Square

Renowned for Victorian architecture, Buchanan Street is one of the main shopping streets in Glasgow. Located at the heart of Glasgow's shopping district, more upmarket shops are the highlight of Buchanan Street.

Metropolitan Cathedral of St Andrew0.67km from George Square

Dedicated to the patron saint of Scotland, Saint Andrew, Metropolitan Cathedral of St Andrew is the seat of the Archbishop of Glasgow. The cathedral was designed in 1814 in the Neo Gothic style by the 19th century prominent architect James Gillespie Graham.

Provand's Lordship0.84km from George Square

Provand's Lordship is a medieval historic house museum built in 1471. It is one of the four surviving medieval buildings in Glasgow. The house is furnished with a fine selection of 17th century historic furniture and royal portraits.

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art is a museum of religion. Opened in 1991, it is located inside a medieval castle-complex, the former residence of the bishops of Glasgow. The museum displays artifacts from all of world's major religions.

Glasgow Cathedral0.99km from George Square

Glasgow Cathedral is the oldest cathedral in mainland Scotland and is the oldest building in Glasgow. The tomb of the patron saint of Glasgow, Saint Mungo lies in the lower crypt of the cathedral.

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Most populous city in Scotland. It is the fifth most visited city in United Kingdom.