Stunning Hidden Gems In Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow Skyline
Glasgow Skyline | Courtesy Of Glasgow Life
Tori Chalmers

Sometimes the best things in life are the ones that tend to get overlooked. The ones that glisten in their own right, but fall off the map. Here, are some of the best stunning hidden gems in Glasgow.

1. Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel


Free to enter (with a suggested donation of £3), this interactive museum is chock-full of models of vintage cars, motorcycles, trains, and more. The highlight, though, is a tour of the Tall Ship, otherwise known as the Glenlee, an 1896 barque formerly used as a cargo carrier and as a Spanish naval ship, which is now stationed adjacent to the museum in the Glasgow Harbor. Recommended by Madeleine Bazil

2. Queen’s Cross Church


Queens Cross Church
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In a city embellished by the ‘Glasgow Style’ fingerprints of Mackintosh, it’s easy to render yet another Mackintosh attraction (as captivating as they are) a ‘not-so-hidden gem’. Standing out from the crowd yet starved of its rightful attention, Queen’s Cross Church or Mackintosh Church, is a hidden gem for design and architecture enthusiasts. Unique in that it is the only Mackintosh church ever to be fully completed, Queen’s Cross is a handsome display of modern Gothic charm with an Art Nouveau flair and slight tracings of Japanese style.

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