What are the top attractions in Glasgow?

Anyone who’s lucky enough to go to uni in Scotland’s cultural capital should already know how great a city it is.

Whether you’re at the University of Glasgow, Glasgow Caledonian University or the University of Strathclyde, you should make sure you’re making the most out of living in the fantastic city.

To make sure you don’t miss anything, we’ve pulled together the best things to do in Glasgow, according to TripAdvisor.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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Where?: Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AG
How much?: Free

Since opening in 1901, the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum has been the first port of call for anyone looking for a cultural day out in Glasgow. With 22 galleries covering a multitude of topics, you’re sure to find something you like here.

The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel

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Where?: Pointhouse Place, Glasgow, G3 8RS
How much?: Free

Fans of transport will be in heaven when they visit the Riverside Museum, a historic gem which features more than 3,000 exhibits on transport, covering everything from skateboards to Stormtroopers.

House For An Art Lover

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Where?: 10 Dumbreck Road, Bellahouston Park, Glasgow, G41 5BW
How much?: Free

A unique gallery set in Bellahouston Park, Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s House For An Art Lover is a beautiful piece of architecture. Whether you pop-in for food or just to enjoy the exquisite interior design, you won’t regret your visit.

Pollok Country Park

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Where?: 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, G43 1AT
How much?: Free

This is the biggest park in the city, with a whole host of beautiful sights and sounds to take in. Why not take a break from exam stress and have a wander in one of the most gorgeous settings in the city?

Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace

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Where?: 730 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 0UE
How much?: Free

The magnificent Kibble Palace is essentially an enormous greenhouse which absolutely beggars belief in its design. Featuring a massive collection of plants, it’s another lovely way to spend a day relaxing and get some fresh air.

The Necropolis

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Where?: 50 Cathedral Square, Glasgow, G4 0UZ
How much?: Free

Named after the fact it’s the city of the dead, Glasgow’s Necropolis is an enormous cemetery near the city’s famous cathedral. It may be a bit of a bleak day out but it will also be a fascinating one, as it’s regarded as one of Europe’s most important cemeteries.

Tennent’s Wellpark Brewery

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Where?: Duke Street, Glasgow, G4 0UL
How much?: £7 for students

Anyone who’s lived in Glasgow for even a day will know that Tennent’s is so popular as to be pretty much a national institution (even if it’s not as great as Buckfast). Tennent’s Wellpark Brewery allows you to learn more about the perfect pints, and even have what their website describes as a ‘cheeky wee taste’ at the end. What’s not to love?

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