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Kings Theatre, United Kingdom

From series “The Most Elegant Buildings of Baroque Architecture”
Year: 1904.

The King's Theatre is located in Glasgow, Scotland. It is one of the most beautiful and known theatres in Scotland. It was built in 1904 in the baroque style by the famous architect Frank Matcham. In 1999 the restoration works were finished. The theatre has saved a number of the unique elements of decoration and the great façade.

Kings Theatre, United Kingdom Theatre visitors can see a marvellous crush-room with an arched ceiling. This hall is made with wonderful rouge and white marble. The main feature of the theatre is a four-stacked floor of the house with 1 800 seats. Visitors can go to the house using the ancient staircases that also are greatly designed. Since the building, the King's Theatre is a place for a lot of cultural events. There you can watch as modern musical plays as dramas and sometimes ballets.

Also, fans of comedies will like this theatre. The crush-room is a place where are held a number of cultural events. Some of them are free and open for everyone. There you can become a witness of a chamber orchestra concert or a famous jazz exponent. The best time for visiting the theatre is during the Mayfest festival, which is held there since 1983. The theatre has a number of important festival events, most of which are open for everyone. Next - Mafra National Palace


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Kings Theatre - interactive map

Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Charing Cross Post Office' located in 0.16 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Glasgow Car Club' is located in 0.15 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'BP' in 0.16 km
Supermarket: 'Tesco Express' in 0.08 km
Parking: 'Charing Cross City Parking' in 0.12 km
Apotheek: 'Boots' in 0.17 km
Police station: 'Scottish Police Federation' in 0.27 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Baby Grand Bar & Grill' in 0.05 km
Railway station: 'Charing Cross' in 0.08 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Glasgow Airport GLA - in 10 km
 »  Glasgow Prestwick Airport PIK - in 44 km
 »  Edinburgh Airport EDI - in 57 km
 »  Perth Airport PSL - in 84 km
 »  Oban Airport OBN - in 96 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Kings Theatre

West George Street Apartment

Located in 0 km from Kings Theatre
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Rooms: 1
On arrival, guests get a free welcome hamper which includes cereal, tea, coffee, milk, sugar and more. Bars and restaurants can be found a few steps … More: photo, rates and booking
West End Apartments

Located in 1 km from Kings Theatre
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Rooms: 4
Each self-catering apartment boasts a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area, a bathroom, and spacious bedrooms. Some apartments have bedrooms with an … More: photo, rates and booking
My Glasgow House

Located in 2 km from Kings Theatre
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Rooms: 2
Both apartments at My Glasgow House feature a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area, and a living room with a flat-screen TV. Guests can find a wide … More: photo, rates and booking
My Glasgow House (South)

Located in 3 km from Kings Theatre
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Rooms: 1
My Glasgow House apartment offers an open plan living area with a 32-inch flat-screen Freeview TV, Sky channels, a DVD player, and a sofa bed. The … More: photo, rates and booking

Nearest unique sightseeing spots to visit

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Stirling Castle
35 km - Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle is one of the most well-known in Scotland. It has placed in the North region at the top of the dead volcano. From the medieval time the castle was quite an important building – it was used as a main royal residence. It is quite hard to say when the …
Kelburn Castle
37 km - Kelburn Castle
The Kelburn Castle, located in Scotland, in the surroundings of the town of Glasgows, is truly fabulous. The castle, built in the 13th century, has been reconstructed many times over the course of a long history, and hardly rose among the other old Scottish castles …
Inveraray Castle
64 km - Inveraray Castle
Inveraray Castle has its own outstanding story. It was built in a picturesque mountain area in the western Scotland. The castle looks like a castle in a Gothic style than a fortress. Tourists and locals like to walk in the nearby area. The main material for the …
Culzean Castle
65 km - Culzean Castle
Culzean Castle stands out from other castles of Scotland. It was built in the 18th century and resembles more a luxurious palace than a typical strengthen structures. The castle is surrounded with a marvellous garden. It has a lot of exotic plants, there were planted …
Lochleven Castle
66 km - Lochleven Castle
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Top destination around Kings Theatre - Glasgow

In addition to exploring beautiful parks, guests usually enjoy making walks to popular local markets and shopping complexes. Buchanan Galleries is a popular shopping center of Glasgow, which features a rich choice of boutiques and shopping pavilions. Here you will find a wide selection of clothes, accessories and perfumes by the world's leading brands. This is also a great place to purchase jewelry and attractive souvenirs. St Enoch Centre supermarket is also worth making a visit. Besides rich choice of products this place is an important architectural landmark. The building has a glass roof and is the first structure of this type in the country.

Fans of energetic parties, contemporary music and dancing will be surely delighted with a wide range of entertainment options. Every night the famous The Corinthian night bar organizes numerous interesting parties and presentations, during which guests are welcome to try delicious food and signature cocktails. Not far away from the center of the city is located one more popular destination for night rest - Bon Accord Club, which will also please its guests with a rich choice of snacks, great carefully selected music program and friendly atmosphere.
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