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A weekend in Glasgow

How to spend a weekend in Glasgow, with tips on what to see, do, eat and drink on a 48-hour escape to Scotland's city of culture.

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The Lighthouse, Glasgow. The architecture is stunning and you can get the best view of the city

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Clyde Arc (Squinty Bridge)

Only in dear old Glasgow Toon would they build a "Squinty Bridge" as Glaswegians have dubbed it because it crosses the River Clyde diagonally to link the north and south. The correct name of the bridge is the Clyde Arc.The first new road bridge over the Clyde in 30 years.

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Glasgow Council Chambers' marble staircase. Photo by

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I love Buchanan Street but I much preferred it as it was many years ago. Beautiful buildings.

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City Chambers

Interior of Glasgow City Chambers (City Hall) this beautiful victorian architecture was the work of Scottish Architect William Young in 1888. The building was opened by Queen Victoria. Location: George Square, Glasgow, Scotland. Also known as "The Merchant City"

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