This morning, I collected guests from central Glasgow hotel and then embarked on a walking tour to connect with some of Glasgow’s key historic and cultural sites spanning some 800 years.

First we walked up busy Buchanan Street and then to Glasgow Museum of Modern Art for some photographs of the iconic equine statue of the Duke of Wellington.

Public Art, Buchanan Street, Glasgow, Scotland

Wellington Statue, Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow Museum of Modern Art

Next we ventured in to the Merchant City and Old Tobacco Quarter where we visited¬†the Tobacco Merchant’s House ( 18th c.) and former Tobacco Exchange.

Old Tobacco Exchange, Glasgow Merchant City, Glasgow

Tobacco Merchant’s House, Glasgow, Scotland

Next along the medieval Trongate, past the Tron Steeple (17th century) and Tolbooth Steeple ( 17th c)  at Glasgow Cross .

Tron Steeple, Trongate, Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow Cross, Scotland

Next up high Street, stopping for a photo at the ancient ( 16th c) Old College Bar.

Tour Group at Old College Bar, High Street, Glasgow

Next to Provand’s Lordship, Glasgow’s oldest house which dates from the 15th century and¬†is now a museum.

Inside Provand’s Lordship, Glasgow, Scotland

Provand’s Lordship, Glasgow, Scotland

Next to the St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art. Here we availed of some refreshments.

Refreshment at Museum of Religious Life and Art, Glasgow

Australian Aboriginal Art at St. Mungo museum of Religious Life and Art, Glasgow, Scotland.

St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, Glasgow

Next to Glasgow’s famous Necropolis, burial place of the ‘great and good’ from the Victorian ( 19th c) era. Here can be found many elaborate memorials¬†including one to John Knox, the 16th century Protestant reformer.

Glasgow Necropolis, Glasgow, Scotland

Next, we visited¬†the interior of Glasgow’s 13th century cathedral which managed¬†to survive the 16th century Reformation with minimal interior damage. Inside is the¬†tomb of St.¬†Mungo, Glasgow’s patron saint.

Glasgow Cathedral, Scotland

Glasgow Cathedral, Scotland

Glasgow Cathedral, Scotland

Finally, we returned to the city centre and the magnificent Corinthian Restaurant for a late lunch before fond farewells at conclusion of tour.

Corinthian, Glasgow, Scotland

Corinthian, Glasgow, Scotland

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