Duke of Wellington Statue

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About Duke of Wellington Statue

Stand before the Duke of Wellington Statue in Glasgow, and you'll quickly see it's not just any tribute—it’s a local legend with a quirky twist. Known for its ever-present traffic cone hat, this statue outside the Gallery of Modern Art has become an iconic symbol of Glasgow's humour and defiance. 

This unconventional adornment has not only captured the hearts of Glaswegians but also sparked conversations about public art and civic identity. Snap a photo with the Duke; he's always dressed to impress!

Best Time/Season to Visit:
The Duke of Wellington is ready for his close-up all year round, but for a lively atmosphere, visit during any of Glasgow’s major festivals. The surrounding buzz of events like the Merchant City Festival adds an extra layer of excitement to this popular photo spot.

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