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Inaugurated by Queen Victoria in 1888, Glasgow City Chambers dominates George Square and is currently home to Glasgow City Council. The grand marble staircase and banqueting hall are among the building's many highlights. Free guided tours are...more
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My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed the free tour of the city hall. It is grand and beholds a rich of Glasgow's emergence from industrialisation to its modern and diverse political systems. The tour guide was witty, informative and engaging. He truly displayed an unique...More
We just walked into the first floor of this lovely building and were so moved by the mosaic tile flooring and ceiling. Beautiful marble staircase and cases with awards, trophies given to the city by other countries and cities around the world.
Join the free weekday morning or afternoon tour through this magnificent building and prepare to be amazed. I turned up at 10am and was lucky enough to book a place there and then for the 10.30 am tour.
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We had heard about the famous ceilings but honestly just stepped in to get out of the rain at the end of our day only to find that they were indeed amazing! You can simply step inside the lobby and take in most of the...More
" free tours a day - check the times with visit Scotland. It is a little 'pot luck' as to which rooms are open for viewing - this is a working building - but even so the guide gives a good history talk.
Part of a civic reception we visited the City Chambers and were welcomed by being piped in followed by traditional Scottish dancing both of which were superb. This building is well worth a visit - it's absolutely stunning, a real piece of history.
It was longer than I expected, about an hour. Not a bad thing. We got to sit in chambers and feel history.
Tour guide was very informative and learned much about the building and the development of Glasgow.
It is a truly grand building and...More