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Glasgow Cathedral

2 Castle Street, Glasgow G4 0RH, Scotland
+44 141 552 6891
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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 ceiling in the Blackadder Aisle which was built around 1500 by Archbishop Blackadder. Cared for by Historic Scotland and open to visitors throughout the year from 9.30am except Sundays when it is open at 1pm. Recitals and special family events are a regular feature. Closing times vary seasonally.
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2 Castle Street, Glasgow G4 0RH, Scotland
+44 141 552 6891
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Reviewed yesterday

The cathedral itself is a stunning building both inside and out. The volunteers/staff inside were exceptionally helpful, one going to a lot of effort when I asked a question to find the answer for me. Worth a visit to absorb the beauty and history of...More

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 2 days ago

Free to go in, and I purchased an info sheet for 20p. The ceiling is amazing, as is the stained glass. The staff were very informative and answered all of my questions.

Thank nlebla
Reviewed 3 days ago

Love the architecture in this city. Great to walk around. Sunday service had just finished but they still allow visitors to mill about. Fantastic stain glass

Thank Janice O
Reviewed 4 days ago

It had been 15 or 16 years since I was last in Glasgow & had forgotten how wonderful the cathedral is. St Mungo's story is intriguing, and the cathedral itself has a dark, sombre fee, to it. Spend some time in the crypt below where...More

Thank bris_tilly
Reviewed 4 days ago

A bit away from the centre you find Glasgow's oldest parts with the cathedral as centerpiece. A very dark cathedral with beautiful glasswork, archways and a place of quiet and peace.

Thank Dimidbru
Reviewed 5 days ago

As Always I am entranced by Glasgow Cathedral. Awe-inspiring and deeply reverent, no matter you religious persuasion. Allow a good afternoon to experience the entire cathedral and definitely take the guided tour. Go on Thursday afternoons, and ask for guide Ian. He is very knowledgeable...More

Thank kathygarver14
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A lovely cathedral. Preferred this more than St. Giles Cathedral. The architecture, layout, statues, carving are simply wonderful and artistic. There is also the basement to explore more.

Thank geeko30
Reviewed 6 days ago

I went to the Glasgow Cathedral and was impressed with the visit and explored most of it. A very worthwhile visit as the area itself is very well laid out. A spiritual feeling as I went around. Thoroughly enjoyable.

Thank maunys
Reviewed 6 days ago

As a native Glaswegian, it had been a while since I had visited but was still impressed. There are plenty of information boards in different languages and would advise to take a guided tour to enhance your visit. The hop on/off tour bus stops right...More

Thank linda m
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most old cathedrals were destroyed during the Reformation. This one survived and has served as a location to shoot scenes from Outlander. Worth a visit.

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Response from mandy13mcauley | Reviewed this property |
No no no no its free and beautiful 👍😁
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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