GLASGOW has been named as one of the best cities in the world to visit, rightfully taking its place up with the likes of New York, Melbourne and Los Angeles, according to Time Out magazine.

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Scotland’s largest city came top of the world ranking for friendliness and affordability. With so much to see and do, and with a buzzing food and drinks scene, this is what we think both residents and visitors should do in 24 hours in Glasgow...

9.00am – Breakfast at Cafezique, Hyndland

Cafezique has a reputation for one of the best breakfasts in Glasgow, so set yourself up for the day here. Whether you're looking for a full Scottish, veggie or vegan breakfast, they have something for everyone.

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10.00am – Culture

Just a 10-minute walk away lies the beautiful grounds of the University of Glasgow. The stunning arches of the Cloisters will make for an Instagram-perfect picture before making your way to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

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Admission is free and the museum is home to 22 galleries and over 8,000 artefacts. If you go before May 6, you will be able to catch Dippy the Dinosaur.

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12.00pm – Refuel and carry on

Nip into the Cottonrake Bakery on Great Western Road and refuel. Get it to go and head to the beautiful Botanic Gardens for a stroll around the grounds and impressive greenhouses.

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Kibble Palace is a magnificent glasshouse designed by John Kibble and houses the national collection of tree ferns and plants from tropical rainforests.

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You can also see the knitted bench that is on display from March until September.

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2.00pm

A quick ride on the subway to Buchanan Street and you are in the City Centre. If you're still up for some walking, head to Glasgow Cathedral on Castle Street where you can marvel at the architecture of Glasgow’s oldest building.

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While here, you can visit the Necropolis, Glasgow’s Victorian cemetery, that was modelled on Pere-Lachaise in Paris.

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3.30pm

A visit to Glasgow wouldn’t be complete without a pint of Tennent’s. Head to the Tennent’s Brewery on Duke Street for a tour and find out how what was once called a “madman’s dream” became reality. There’s also a juicy pint in it for you. Tours are priced from £12.50 per person.

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5.30pm - Dinnertime

When it comes to food, Glasgow has something to suit every taste, from cheap and cheerful to extravagant eateries. Here are just a handful to whet your appetite:

FF West End, Woodlands Road

No messing about, they do one main course and they do it well. Flat iron steaks with amazing sides and tasty sauces. 

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Ramen Dayo, Queen Street

Glasgow’s only restraurant dedicated to Japan’s signature dish, ramen. The charming street décor and menu filled with Japanese goodies make it an excellent spot for ramen lovers in the City Centre. 

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Crabshakk, Argyle Street

If seafood is your thing, head to Finnieston. Showcasing the best of Scottish seafood, they offer fresh oysters, crab, mussels, scallops and much more. The restaurant is small and busy so book ahead if you can.

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Stravaigin, Gibson Street

‘Think Global, Eat Local’. Stravaigin offer exotically Scottish dishes. Showcasing the best of Scottish produce through worldly cuisines. If you are visiting on a Sunday, they do an amazing Sunday brunch. 

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Late – Dancing

If you are still going then you have a few options that can take you into the wee hours.

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Sauchiehall Street has an array of late-night pubs and clubs to enjoy, or you can hop in a taxi and head to The Shed in the Shawlands, rounding off your day in Glasgow with a trip to the Southside.

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