It had long had a reputation as a creative and artistic hub, but during the marathons and triathlons through the city, the rest of the UK was finally able to witness just how grand and beautiful the largest city in Scotland really is.
Starting and finishing in the palatial grounds of Glasgow Green, viewers were taken on a whistlestop tour through romantic hotspot after romantic hotspot.
Within the city itself, there are endless beautiful parks such as the Kelvingrove and the Botanics, as well as Pollok Country Park that comes complete with Highland cows.
The glistening Loch Lomond is also a short 20-minute train ride away.
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The city also has one of the best art scenes in the world, with the Gallery of Modern Art, possessing a collection of Warhol's and Hockney's while if you're more into your art nouveau, search out the pieces by Glasgow native Charles Rennie Mackintosh that are littered in the cities many galleries and museums.
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Glasgow was put firmly on the map during the 2014 Commonwealth Games.While Glaswegians have a reputation for being incredibly forthright, they are also very lovely and friendly, making the city a hotbed for any man or woman looking to date and fall in love in the city.