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Guided Glasgow Walking Tour

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This tour was created to give something different, to celebrate the stories history books have tried to ignore and to embrace the true essence of what makes Glasgow special. This tour will take you beyond the guide book and introduce you to Glasgow, taking you off the beaten path to discover a whole new side of the city. Your guide is Glaswegian born and bred, descended from lines of Glaswegians and comes armed with the stories, experiences and humour that you can only get from a local.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow Royal Infirmary Castle Street, Glasgow G4 0SF Scotland

Learn the history of Glasgow and the role this incredible building played in it. You'll hear the mythology surrounding Glasgow's founder and learn about the early days of Glasgow, when it was a small religious settlement.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: George Square, George and St. Vincent Sts., Glasgow Scotland

The central square of Glasgow has been home to some of the most important moments in Glasgow's history. Here, you will hear the stories of the moments that rocked the city and learn all about the wonderful buildings surrounding the square. The square features some notable characters in Glasgow's history and you'll hear about how they've altered city and hear about how Glasgow is different to the rest of Scotland.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow Scotland

Here, you'll see one of the sites that makes Glasgow most iconic- the man with the cone on his head! Learn all about who is, the significance of his statue and why Glasgwegians have decorated him thus. Also at this stop, you'll learn all about Glasgow's merchant history and how it boomed from a small fishing village to the second city of the Empire through the 1700's. This period changed Glasgow immeasurably, but the city still bears the scars from this time and here you'll learn how.

Stop At: Merchant City, Glasgow Scotland

On this stop, you'll learn about how Glasgow has fought to become the cultural beacon it is today. This city is now one of the most cosmopolitan areas of the city, but traditionally it was an area of squalor and deprivation. You'll see how Glasgow's culture is a melting pot and hear about the waves of immigration that made the city what it is. Glasgow is a working class city, made up of working class people and this is your chance to see first hand what life would have been like in the past.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Trongate, Glasgow G1, UK

One of the things that Glasgow is most famous for it her people. The Glasgow banter is famed the world over, our humour and wit celebrated by all. Here you'll learn all about the entertaiment legends that have hailed from Glasgow, including Billy Connolly- arguably our most famous export.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: River Clyde, Corta Glasgow, Glasgow Scotland

It is fitting that our last stop should be the river. It is said that Glasgow built the Clyde, and the Clyde built Glasgow. The story of this city is the story of shipbuilding. Here you'll learn about the rise and fall of industry, of how some of the most innovative and most famous vessels ever built were made right here on the cloud, and how a city came to its knees at the fall of an industry.

Duration: 20 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Walking tours require the guest to be able to walk and stand for periods of time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Inclusions
  • All Fees and Taxes


Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Glasgow Cathedral


Duration
2 hours

Return Details
Tolbooth Steeple, 1 High St, Glasgow G1 1LX, UK


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Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.