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City Chambers

Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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80 George Square, Glasgow G2 1DU, Scotland
City Centre
+44 141 287 2000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You can get tours of this building,You have to phone in advance. I think it would be best if you go to the visit Scotland visitor centre. There will be plenty of information.

Thank Chicst51
Reviewed 3 days ago

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.

Thank Welshweekender
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is well worth a visit. The entrance hall is magnificent. It will take your breath away. The staircase is also marble as is the high ceiling.

Thank helenannrodger
Reviewed 6 days ago

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

1  Thank lhassrick
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cith Chambers is situated in George's Sq and was opened by Queen Victoria. It is a wonderful building on the outside, but once inside it is absolutely stunning. Marble staircase, marble walls, really a beautiful place to visit. The ground floor has an exhibition about...More

Thank May C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just sitting out in the afternoon sun admiring the building is fantastic. Glasgow has so much history and the different architecture around the city is mind blowing

Thank dianerawlinson59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by for a look around. Didn’t do a tour (there are two offered daily), but still looked around on the bottom floor and admired the lovely architecture. The reception staff were very friendly. Easy and quick to stop by and appreciate.

1  Thank J1e2n3n4y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for an educational days seminars. Lovely building inside. Nice architecture etc. In main chamber for part of the day, big plush leather seats with the use of microphones . Downside it was cold needed to keep jacket on. Room for using in the afternoon...More

Thank janice g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very beautiful architecture to have a view from the George Square. Visited here from outside, not having a chance to visit inside.

Thank Alien W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a free attraction. Pity there's no guided tour but at leas the hall is open to public. It is worth a quick visit!

Thank Kati N
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Bouting W
20 May 2018|
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Response from andy h | Reviewed this property |
Tours are free of charge
Natalie V
12 March 2017|
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Response from Bozeman-Dublin | Reviewed this property |
Just walk in and have a look, it's a lovely building. The private bits are always out of bounds I guess. A guide will enhance your visit, sure, but its still worth a quick visit regardless.
3 February 2016|
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Response from MAUREEN M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Then straight ahead to the reception desk