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George Square in Glasgow is an iconic central city square. It has been the backdrop of many historical moments, including a 1940s film set. Today, George Square is known as the principal civic square in Glasgow, named after King George III. It was laid out in 1781 and is home to Glasgow City Council’s headquarters. The square is home to several statues and monuments, including likenesses of famous Scots such as Robert Burns, James Watt, Sir Robert Peel and Sir Walter Scott.