Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and a major city in the United Kingdom. It is one of the top ten financial centres in Europe. They will host the Commonwealth Games this year, 2014. In the world of football, Glasgow is known for the rivalry between the Celtic and Rangers. Though Scotland is famous for dreary weather, Glasgow has a milder climate classified as ?oceanic.?
Visitor to Glasgow will find a fine selection of museums and tours in the city. The Glasgow School of Art offers guided tours by students. The building of the school itself is an important architectural achievement, but you get a treat viewing the student art galleries as well. The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum accepts visitors free of admission. They have over 8000 installations for viewing in 22 themes. The University of Glasgow was founded five hundred years ago, get to enjoy this historic institution through student led tours around the campus.
It is not common knowledge that Glasglow has the most authentic Chinese and Malaysian restaurants in all of Scotland. Dozens of Asian restaurants line St. George?s Road serving Asian food at its best. Glasgow also has several pubs, some of which date back hundreds of years.
Getting around Glasgow in public transportation is a historical tour in itself, their Subway train system is the third oldest in the world. The trains are very small and go around a single circular track, stopping at 15 stations. You can buy a day ticket to get unlimited pass on the subway for one day. The locals use a busy bus routes to get around. FirstDay bus tickets use a hop-on, hop-off system, where you buy a single day ticket that is valid until a certain time. Use the ticket as much as you can until the expiry date.