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Why Go?

The sounds of the city. Biffy Clyro, Emeli Sande, and Paolo Nutini were all hothoused in Glasgow's frenetic music scene

Victorian splendor and designs by local son, Charles Rennie Mackintosh

An art scene to rival that of London

What To Skip

Late night rowdiness. The city center can get messy, especially after a local football (soccer) derby.

What For:

Arts + Culture, Design + Architecture, Family, Food + Wine, Nightlife

When To Go:

May, June, July, August


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