Half-Day Private Glasgow Must-Sees Tour

91 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 5 hr

Enjoy our best-selling walking tour with a private guide. Discover the world famous Glasgow sights in one day and get a real feeling of the city! You'll see learn about about the city's most famous landmarks, hear stories about its history and development, and find out lots of interesting and fun facts. We'll go at your pace, and you'll have chance to have a drink and a snack along the way.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Glasgow Private Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: George Square

What happened to the statue of George III? What is the Statue of Liberty has to do with the square? Let's discover it together at the main city square where all the most important events take place.​

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Duke of Wellington Statue

What is one of the most bizarre monuments of Glasgow? What is the Scottish Highland National dress? Find out these and moreabout the fascinating building of the Gallery of Modern Art which ha been a house to many different organisations.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Merchant City

The district where wealthy Tobacco lords of the 18-19th century had their sumptuous mansions. 

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Provand's Lordship

Where are the oldest civil building and ersatz-medieval house in Glasgow? What is Tontine faces? And why did Mary Queen of Scots stayed here? Let's find out!

Stop At: Glasgow Cathedral

The core of the historical part of Glasgow and one of the most recognised symbols of the city. 

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: The Necropolis

Inspired by a Parisian garden cemetery of the 19th century the Necropolis has become a landmark and the irreplaceable feature of Glasgow townscape.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Tolbooth Steeple

What do ‘tron’ and ‘gait’ mean? What rules had the prisoners of the tolbooth? What is the contribution of the Britain’s first practicing woman architect? The answers are all around us!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Glasgow Green

Where is the largest terracotta fountain? Which Benjamin Franklin invention can you encounter in the park? Who flew over the Glasgow Green for the first time ever? For answers follow us!

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: People's Palace and Winter Gardens

Once built for the workers of the East End of Glasgow this magnificent building has become a home for a collection that tells a story of its people and beautiful glasshouse that can compare to the one in the Botanics!

Pass By: St Andrew's Cathedral Glasgow

How did St Andrew become a patron of Scotland? Why the Irish immigrated into Glasgow in the mid 19th century? Who delayed the building of the Cathedral? We'll unveil these mystreries and more on our way!

Stop At: St Enoch Shopping Centre

Why St Enoch is as important as the patron of Glasgow St Mungo? Why does Glasgow celebrate its subway system and how old is it? What do you need to do to participate in Subcrawl?

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Templeton's Carpet Factory

Why does it resemble Moscow Kremlin and what first lady had a Templeton carpet in her home? The answers are yet to come!

Pass By: Buchanan Street

Who were Tobacco Lords? Who is the most renowned Glasgow architect and where can his works be found? Why Nelson Mandela is grateful to Glasgow?
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