“Glasgow – Mecca for modern gourmet, shopping paradise, UNESCO City of music Friederike, the young German architecture student in the Glasgow School of art”, faces the large Studio Windows in the blinding sunlight and smiles. It leads visitors through the building which once was created by architect and Designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh. With her outfit, a mix of vintage and designer fashion and the slightly weird hairdo, she combines that Glasgow now stands: a blend of trend and history. Glasgow has undergone a face lift, without thereby losing its old charm. The old industrial city on the edge of the Highlands has become home to international creative in recent years and has become, almost secretly, the trend city – and that feels, looks and tastes it. Designers, artists and architects have received the Victorian heart of the city, but create much new. A stroll through the city centre will take away therefore almost breathless: mighty mansions and townhouses.
which have been carefully restored and bear witness to the city’s former wealth, integrate symbiosis between modern new buildings and design temples. Glasgow – City of curries and Mecca for modern connoisseurs that most beautiful of all discovery tours of modern Glasgow but crosses the kitchens of the city. Innovative restaurants have cooked in the heart of the locals and visitors to the city. “Because many of them, emphasis is placed on the combination of old and new – as for example in the most funniest Indian restaurant of in town at Mister Singhs”. For those who didn’t already know it, Yes: Glasgow is the unofficial capital of the curries.
“Some even claim that the world’s famous dish chicken tikka” was invented here.