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Glasgow Cathedral

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The medieval Glasgow Cathedral has been in constant use for worship for over 800 years, and is of great architectural and historic interest. Highlights include one of the finest post-war collections of stained glass windows in Britain, and the...more
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Glasgow Royal Infirmary Castle Street, Glasgow G4 0SF, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really stunning cathedral. Beautiful stained glass and a lovely bit underground too. I was the only one down there for some time and the atmosphere was indescribable. It was so quiet and calming. I loved it there. Also there was a brilliant art exhibition called...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is definitely a must go place to go when visiting Galsgow! A good piece of history and picturesque architecture!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jp_climber
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely old building and worth a visit. The history is great and services at times are very touching. This is right next to city centre and the royal infirmary. If your in Glasgow it's worth visiting

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 181lynner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous Cathedral - amazing this building survived the The Reformation intact. Last resting place of St Kentigern (Mungo - Glasgows patron Saint) whose grave is in the undercroft. Awe inspiring high, ceiling - just beautiful!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JayneH305
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, a cathedral. Beautiful stained glass windows, lots of history panels to read. If you like visiting cathedrals, you'll enjoy a visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank stevee548
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely medieval cathedral at the centre of Scottish history since the seventh century. Great relaxed feel, good explanatory plaques. There is some fantastic mid-twentieth century stained glass.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Donal M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Glasgow cathedral shows the long history of Glasgow. Well mainitained and access to many areas including the impressive with its large number of columns. The Necropolis next to the catherdral make this a well worth visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank osi2505
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing place full of interesting history I had passed hundreds of times but never visited until entertaining family from France. Across from Provands Lordship which is also very interesting and worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Emmalords939
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great historical and religious place of interest a short walk from Buchanan Street. Please note there is no entry to the public until 1pm on a Sunday. We got asked to leave at 1245. Bit strange but there you go. The guy chasing people out...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 86frankiet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Untouched and magical! This is what scotland is all about. In combination with the necropolis next door can be an excellent trip in time!!

Date of experience: February 2019
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17 June 2017|
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Response from SCOTIAN7 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, although this building is listed as being an attraction to tourists, it is nevertheless still a place of worship. Therefore you may enter and view its architecture and artifacts but remember there may be a service... More
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28 August 2015|
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Response from 28Lily_39 | Reviewed this property |
There is a Sunday morning Service at 11.00 a.m. and Choral Evensong at 4.00 p.m. Visitors are welcome to attend. During the week it can be visited and Cathedral Guides are very knowledgeable and can guide you around the... More
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