Introduction to Glasgow
Glasgow is Scotland largest city with its reputation as the second city of the Empire secured through its massive shipbuilding and engineering industries during the Victorian era. Although shipbuilding is now mostly a memory, Glasgow has re-invented itself as a vibrant modern city with new world-class attractions and is one of the cultural capitals of Europe. It is a fascinating mixture of Victorian buildings and modern glass and steel constructions with a lively spirit second to none. The heart of the city is the impressive George Square with the City Chambers, shown right, as its landmark building. Glasgow City Chambers
River Clyde The River Clyde, shown left, flows through the centre of the city and is once again regaining its position as the heart of Glasgow as new buildings spring up along its banks every year.
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