Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland, and the third largest in the United Kingdom (after London and Birmingham). Inhabitants of the city are referred to as Glaswegians.
Glasgow grew from a small rural settlement on the River Clyde to become the largest seaport in Britain. Expanding from the medieval bishopric and royal burgh, and the later establishment of the University of Glasgow in the 15th century, it became a major centre of the Scottish Enlightenment in the 18th century. From the 18th century the city also grew as one of Great Britain's main hubs of transatlantic trade with North America and the West Indies.
The city features for example a cathedral from the 12. century including a neighboring necropolis. There are several large museums around the harbor area.
The twenty closest neighbours in the database:
Falkirk Wheel (30 km), Stirling Castle (35 km), New Lanark (37 km), Doune Castle (39 km), Culzean Castle (65 km), Edinburgh (Scotland) (66 km), Inveraray Castle (66 km), Balmoral Castle (146 km), Alnwick Castle (168 km), Fort George (Highland) (192 km), Blackpool (United Kingdom) (239 km), Boyne Valley: Newgrange, Knowth and Battle of the Boyne (279 km), Liverpool (United Kingdom) (284 km), York (United Kingdom) (293 km), Manchester (United Kingdom) (295 km), Dublin (Ireland) (308 km), Llangollen (United Kingdom) (329 km), Chatsworth House (339 km), Clonmacnoise Monastery (370 km), Lincoln (United Kingdom) (378 km)