The principal civic square in Glasgow, George Square is named after King George III. Laid out in 1781, the square houses Glasgow City Council and boasts a collection of important statues and monuments, paying homage to Robert Burns, James Watt, Sir Robert Peel and Sir Walter Scott. Visit during winter to enjoy an ice-skating rink, fun fair, and heated entertainment area. Follow the heritage trail and brush up on the area's history. Pick up an information guide from the tourist information center, or download it online. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Glasgow holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the George Square and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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George Square Reviews
George Square is one of the principal squares, situated in the Glasgow’s center. The square is surrounded by important buildings, like : Glasgow City Chambers – built in 1889, or the former General... more »
Lovely historical statues around the square the best known are Sir Walter Scott, Robert Burns, Queen Victoria, Prince Albert, Willam Gladstone and James Watt. At the far end is the beautiful Glasgow..... more »
Beautiful place. With benches to relax on. Nice Flowers. The architecture of the buildings are awesome. I love this place. You have to see it.
Great place to sit when the sun is out, people watch while you gave your lunch. Listen to pipe bands, buskers and tourist enjoying the square as much as we do, always something going on.
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