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Glasgow: Private Historical Walking Tour

1. Glasgow: Private Historical Walking Tour

Step into the past with on a walking tour of Glasgow. Find out about the history of the city as you stroll through George Square, Glasgow Cathedral, the collections in the Gallery of Modern Art, and the Police Museum. Meet your guide at George Square and admire the the Victorian architecture of the City Chambers, the Merchants' House, and the headquarters of the Glasgow City Council. Discuss how this square is named after an English King with your local guide.  Discover Glasgow's early Christian and Roman heritage and learn how the ancient tribes influenced the city. Walk to the modern commercial district and see where commercial Capitalism took root and where socialism and the British Labor party began. Continue to the shopping street and find the homes and palaces of the original trading Barons. Hear about who once made and lost fortunes and how the American War of Independence may have been set alight by Glaswegians. See more of this vibrant city as you visit the imposing Glasgow Cathedral, the collections in the Gallery of Modern Art, and the Police Museum. Explore the influence of Irish Immigrants on the city's growth. Finish your tour at the Glasgow Cross where public executions used to take place. 

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What people are saying about Glasgow Cathedral

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 6 reviews

this is a fabulous tour. The guide Ian was spectacular. Full of fascinating facts, well read, a pleasure to listen to and follow. Not only a guide but an actor that captivated you firvthe whole tour. Don't miss out. Also amazing value. Thank you Ian, if only they where all like you.....but your a star.

Ian was a great performer. Lots of interesting information with a great attitude. It was useful and entertaining at the same time. I loved it!

It was a very fascinating experience. The guide was very interactive..fun loving and knew a lot ...worth going for it

Ian had a very theatrical and commanding presence which kept the audience enthralled and informed at the same time.

Interesting walk and history of Glasgow despite the weather I would recommend it