The landmark is the only that was extant all throughout the Scottish reformation.The cathedral reflects the pre-reformation Gothic architecture and is one of the few places where you can enjoy some quietude despite the lively buzz in the city centre.
If you want to get a flavour of the medieval Glasgow, peep into the Provand's Lordship. Build by the Bishop of Glasgow in the medieval era, the building gifts you a 17h century feel. Sited right opposite the St.Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art and Glasgow cathedral, its collections are spread over three floors. Towards the rear you can spot the medical herb garden,St. Nicholas Garden.
This social history museum weaves around the story of many famous people in Glasgow. This social history museum stands in the city right from the year 1750. You can catch glimpses of history paintings by the renowned artist Ken Currie. Couple your visit to the people's palace with a stopover at the beautiful Victorian glasshouse, Winter Gardens. While away some time by the Doulton fountain, the world's largest terracotta fountain.
A well-preserved secret. Perched on the top of the Kelvingrove Park, you can spot the twin tudor-style cottages, standing quite in contrast to the sandstone which dominate the Glasgow city. Ideally built for the Glasgow exhibition in the year 1901, the cottage gets its name mainly because they were built as the look-alike of the houses in the Port Sunlight village. A bit out of the place, but , worth the walk though the park.
This church is one of the most remarkable post-war buildings, designed by the Glasgow firm of architects - Gillespie, Kidd and Coia. This oustanding church was designed in 1964 and completed in 1966 in the garden of what is now the Presbytery at 6 Broompark Circus in Dennistoun. The architectural design is the main thing that makes this church outstanding and attracting to large number of visitors. Entry to the church is through a doorway which leads to a broad and gently rising staircase which carries the visitor into the higher plane of sacred space - only gradually is the interior revealed. A truly outstanding modern church which has been listed by Historic Scotland as a Grade A building, one of the youngest in Scotland. The church is open to the public each day between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Highlight:: Modern church with outstanding architecture
The Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St. Luke the Evangelist is the spiritual and community centre for Greeks from mainland Greece and Cyprus. It is one of three Orthodox Churches and the only Orthodox Cathedral in Scotland. It also serves all other Orthodox communities in Glasgow, such as Serbs, Romanians, Russians etc. The cathedral welcomes visitors of all denominations throughout the year, the traditional Easter service being a particularly well attended event, whilst the cathedral's participation in Glasgow's annual Doors Open Day provides visitors with another opportunity to visit this historic building.
A delightful school experience and a hangout for Mackintosh enthusiasts. The museum helps you get a fair picture of the advancement of education in the country and the story which weaves around the development of the Scotland Street Public School. Audio-visuals and displays at the place are indeed informative and the memories of former students. There are many activities and exhibitions also held at the Scotland Street School Museum.
Highlight:: Get to know Scotland's educational history
A villa with a beauty of its own. Labelled as one of the finest designs of Alexander 'Greek' Thomson. The interiors are richly ornamented with wood and marble. Originally built for two brothers, this domestic home is now being recreated by the National Trust. The carved bannisters, curved glass windows and the cupola are worth taking a look at.
The Tron Theatre is situated in Glasgow's city centre and presents a varied programme of local, national and international shows, music and comedy, and drama and creative writing workshops for young people.
The Tron is also an established receiving theatre on the small-middle scale, as well as a major venue for many of Glasgow's festivals including Celtic Connections, Glasgow International Jazz Festival, Glasgow International Comedy Festival, New Territories and Glasgay!
Address: 63 Trongate Glasgow, G1 5HB, United Kingdom
Charles Rennie Mackintosh was a talented Scottish architect and designer who have contributed greatly to the designs many building in Glasgow. He was born in 1868. He had a huge influence on Scottish and European architect and design.The following are the top 10 Charles Rennie Mackintosh buildings: Glasgow School of Art, Mackintosh House, The Willow Tea Rooms, Ruchill Church Hall, Queens Cross Church, Martyrs' Public School, The Lighthouse, Daily Record Building, Scotland Street School and House for an Art Lover.