You have a few hours to kill and want to be indoors, dry and warm, but engaged? Have you travelled to Glasgow with your family and you want to soak up the culture? Are you interested in art and history? If either of these applies to your visit – and in many other circumstances too – you should visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.
After the successful hosting of the 2002 Champions League Final and 2007 Uefa Cup final, Glasgow has established itself as a destination for football pilgrims from across the world. In the Old Firm of Celtic and Rangers, the city boasts two of the most illustrious teams in football history and, whilst the reputation of Scottish Premier League (SPL) has diminished somewhat in recent years, the fans are still as passionate as ever.
With all the fridge magnets and the hair dressers with their Mockintosh lettering, it is easy to forget how good Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s architecture and design work actually is. To set the record straight we’ve put together a list of the ten best stops on the Mackintosh tour.
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