Edinburgh may be the pretty sister, but Glasgow has the more dynamic character, as exemplified by the outgoing and friendly Glaswegians. From the highs and lows of its past, the city has endured to reinvent itself today as a centre of culture, cuisine, shopping and entertainment. Magnificent buildings are scattered right across the city, while the patronage of wealthy collectors has ensured the exceptional quality of Glasgow’s museums and galleries.

1. Gallery of Modern Art

Or, more correctly, a “Gallery of Astonishment”. Some works are awesome and immediately grab your attention, others are deviously clever and quite a few are outrageously ...

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