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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
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2 Castle Street, Glasgow G4 0RH, Scotland
+44 141 552 6891
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This became one of the unexpected highlights of our visit to Glasgow, due in no small part to David - one of the cathedral staff. The cathedral has some beautiful stained glass and an interesting choir but the Lower Church with the tomb of St...More

Thank SageNYorkshire
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stunning. Walked around for ages and loved the architecture, beautifully preserved, warm and welcoming. Thoroughly recommended. Visit the cemetery after though!!

Thank Jan8Warrington
Reviewed 4 days ago

A beautiful, majestic cathedral which is well worth a visit when in Glasgow. We were lucky enough to be given an ad-hoc tour and history lesson by David, as the Cathedral was closing and we were there to research an ancestor. We viewed the ancient...More

Thank TravellersGoldCoast
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit and accessible from the open-top tour bus. Easy access to the Necropolis too. Beautiful interior with amazing roof structure.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very enjoyable experience for my friend and myself. The cathedral is large and beautiful both on the inside and the outside. There is the necropolis right outside which one can visit and St. Mungo Museum (15 second walk outside the door) right...More

Thank azizmaggie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely cathedral with quite a history. We were able to spend an hour, or so, touring its many facets and learn of the history of St. Mungo.

Thank Magoo56
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another of many terrific Cathedral's you'll find all over Scotland. Wonderful architecture and worth the time to stop.

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even if you aren't hugely into religion or history - this place is worth a visit just for the incredible architecture and attention to detail. The Cathedral seems like an obvious place to visit when in Glasgow, and I definitely recommend it. Entry is free,...More

Thank greekcypriot2009
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place where you can see the tomb of the city's founder. An amazing gotique building, worth seeing. Remember to take off your cap/hat since it is a religious place. The beautiful view of the cathedral can be seen from the Necropolis. You can enjoy...More

Thank Ewa K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Free entrance. Should you find yourself in Cathedral Square, you should go but don't go out of your way. Recommended time says 1-2 hours but it really only takes 20 minutes to see it. A must for gothic style enthusiasts.

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No no no no its free and beautiful 👍😁
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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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