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Tall ship ‘Glenlee’ with Riverside Museum in background.

This evening, I am posting information the Riverside Museum on the north bank of the River Clyde, about three miles west of Glasgow’s city centre, Scotland.This is the current location of the Glasgow Museum of Transport which comprises a wide collection of exhibits encompassing shipping, steam railway locomotives,vintage and veteran cars, motorcycles, tram cars, horse-drawn vehicles, bicycles and ancient dug-out boats.

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Scotland’s First Minister with military escort at Govan.

Govan is now part of Glasgow in the West of Scotland although the district has a long history stretching back to the 8th century AD and probably much earlier.

Read more on Visit Govan, Glasgow, Scotland…



Tour group at Glasgow Necropolis.

This evening, I am reporting on today’s custom tour of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city.

First, to Glasgow Cathedral, which dates from the 13th-15th centuries, albeit on a much older Christian site possibly dating back to the 6th century AD. Architecture style is Romanesque. Now used for Presbyterian worship the Cathedral was originally part of the Roman Catholic Church when it was described by the Pope as “a special daughter of the Roman Church”.

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