The United Kingdom is always a wonderful place to visit. Simple and the surroundings are enough to take your breath away and make you fall in love at first sight. With its sprawling countryside and wonderful scenery, the place is a poet’s dream. Scotland, the country to the north of England, is another great place to sit back and relax if you’re looking for some fun. Scotland is a country with a lot of passionate people, and one chat with any of the locals will show you why. Beyond the Scotch let us look at their capital, Glasgow,which has some interesting places to visit.
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow is one ofEurope’s most prominent museums to showcase civic art. The Museum, which was established in the year 1901, and after its refurbishment in 2003-06, has become one of the most visited museums in Europe. The museum is famous for its Christ of Saint John of the Cross by celebrated artist Salvador Dali. There is an urban myth surrounding the stadium, it was built accidentally back-to-front and the architect killed himself by jumping from one of the towers.
Glasgow Botanic Gardens
The Glasgow Botanic Gardens is an Arboretum and a public park. Located in the west end of Glasgow, it was constructed in 1817 and was intended to supply of the University of Glasgow. The Kibble Place is a 19th Century wrought iron glasshouse that was initially used as a venue for concerts and exhibitions. In the 1920 a statue of “King Robert of Sicily”, which is a Longfellow special.
Repairs worth 7mn Pounds were made in 2004 and the glasshouse was opened again in the year 2006.
The Glasgow Necropolis is a Victorian cemetery that is present in Glasgow. Established in 1832, it was built as a response to Paris building the Pere Lachaise Cemetery. The statue of John Knox, sitting on a column at the top of the hill, dates back to the year 1825. Alexander Thomson designed a number of tombs, and three modern memorials, a monument to stillborn children one for the Korean War and another for the Glaswegian recipients of Victoria Cross.
Thus, Scotland is an amazing country to visit with its great atmosphere and architecture that has something for everyone.