Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow's Landmarks Tour

Glasgow's Landmarks Tour

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10 tour stops


Introduction to Glasgow's Landmarks

Welcome to a sometimes hidden world

1 min

Glasgow City Chambers

Built to impress when Glasgow was second city of the British Empire

14 min

Glasgow Cathedral

Possibly one of the finest buildings in Europe

9 min

Glasgow Necropolis

A resting place with a view

7 min

St Andrew's in the Square

A classical space reinvented

9 min


Clydeport Navigation Trust Building

10 min

St. Vincent Street Church

Rediscovering a masterpiece

9 min

Glasgow School of Art

A building that does not let you go

9 min

Gallery of Modern Art

Glasgow style: a masterpiece of reinvention

9 min

GBPT: Opening the Door to Glasgow's Landmarks

Bringing old buildings back to life

1 min


Inside stories of great Glasgow buildings reveal changing fortunes of a dynamic city. None more dramatic than the impact of the 2020 pandemic.

Welcome to Glasgow’s Landmarks Tour, brought to you by Glasgow Building Preservation Trust in collaboration with Walking Heads. We take you inside eight of Glasgow’s most striking landmarks. Even though doors are closed.

This is a journey through changing times and shifting fortunes; history recorded in stone and steel, mahogany and (almost literally) miles of marble.

At each stop we meet experts who bring the buildings to life. Memories are a vital part of city heritage even at sites like Glasgow School of Art, tragically destroyed by fire.

We’ve suggested an order to explore the buildings but feel free to take the tour at your own pace in whatever order suits you best.

Glasgow’s Landmarks Tour complements Doors Open Day which takes place every September. See

Itinerary 6.9 km / 1:45

Offline map included

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