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Tolbooth Steeple

Glasgow Green, Glasgow G1 5QA, Scotland
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OK to simply drive by

Located in the city center area, car traffic goes around this tower on both sides. It's unique to... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
2CAtravelers
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Brattleboro, Vermont
Great for a photo memory

This steeple is well worth the short walk from the city centre. Walking through Merchant City, you... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Anthony J
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent4%
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  • Average36%
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17 May 2017
“OK to simply drive by”
1 May 2017
“Great for a photo memory”
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Glasgow Green, Glasgow G1 5QA, Scotland
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Located in the city center area, car traffic goes around this tower on both sides. It's unique to see but does not require any special trip or stop. If you're pressed for time, enjoy the picture and you've seen enough.

Thank 2CAtravelers
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This steeple is well worth the short walk from the city centre. Walking through Merchant City, you can visit many shops, restaurants, bars and much more. Then, you have the steeple to admire and take photo memories

1  Thank Anthony J
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Nice photo op right in the heart of the city near Merchant City and George Square. And that's about it. Charming click tower in a lovely area full of nice bars and restaurants but once you have the photo in the bag, thats pretty much...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Well known landmark in Glasgow, separates the north and south side of High Street and the east end from the city centre. Not too much to see but it does give you your bearings and off course tells the time!

Thank stuart w
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Slice of glasgows history. Interesting tower which has been preserved in its location. A good feature of the part where the merchant city meets the east end. Surrounded by busy crossings but interesting to look at.

1  Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 20 December 2015

The history of the steeple is interesting with many wrongdoers hanged to death. Good news, not used now!!! Use the local pub for more information. You will be warmly greeted with good food and drinks at reasonable prices. You can walk from herebto the Borrowlands....More

2  Thank Anthony J
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Those who seek this remnant of the past are rewarded with a sense of history and a Kodak moment. To truly savour this architectural survivor, try the nearby Tolbooth pub, an Irish themed authentic Edwardian pub [est.1906] with great prices and a friendly clientele.

1  Thank Connoisseur-of-Life
Reviewed 31 October 2015

We used to walk past this in the morning to get to town from our hotel. Did not realise at first that this was place they use execute people from. More accurately make sure wrongdoers were well hung.

Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 30 June 2015

been there for years great meeting place if you are up that end and the Glasgow Infirmary is at the top of the road people are unsure they go by this also takes you to the shopping centres and the another way to the Glasgow...More

Thank kebo111
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Historical site in Glasgow. The toolbooth is on the High Street at the far end of Argyll Street and is located on the spot where they used to hang bad uns many years ago.

Thank jacquelieng
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