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Glasgow Cathedral

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Address: Castle Street, Glasgow G4 0RH, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 141 552 6891
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun 13:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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The medieval Glasgow Cathedral has been in constant use for worship for...

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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Historic and lovely landmark. The architecture is unique and gothic. The gift store is extremely cute. I picked up several Celtic themed gifts here. Stop by and spend an hour or... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Historic and lovely landmark. The architecture is unique and gothic. The gift store is extremely cute. I picked up several Celtic themed gifts here. Stop by and spend an hour or so.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved our visit here, lots of different, interesting areas to explore, each one a gem. Access might be difficult for some people as lots of stairs.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

About: It is also called the High Kirk of Glasgow or St Kentigern's or St Mungo's Cathedral. The building itself is a splendid example of Scottish Gothic Architecture. It is also one of the few Scottish Medieval Churches to have survived the Reformation not unroofed and so its a must see for history lovers. There are plenty of other things... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love the architecture of this place. It reminds me late medieval times. Good to spend some time walking around it.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to see this Cathedral on Sunday morning and as there was a service on at 11am we went to that and enjoyed it. The choir were excellent and the ambience was respectful. While we were waiting for the ceremony to start a gentleman sat at the side of us started chatting, asking where we were from and how... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I know this might be difficult given Glasgows usual weather, but on a day when the sun is shining is the best time to visit, simply because you can admire the beautiful stained glass windows. Also, don't just walk around but sit down and look up - there is some stone and roof work to be seen.

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely cathedral, a very informative guide told us interesting stories . The tomb of St Mungo is in the crypt

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to visit, peaceful, a serene and delightful cathedral, you cannot leave but be enthralled with the amazing artichecture

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parts of this church date back to the early 1100's! The stained glass throught is stunning as well as parts of the interior are very majestic!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this place in a cold and windy morning of March 2016; it is a must see and one should admire the greatness of this ancient and historical building I also visited the cemetary near it, by the hill ... very interesting lesson of history

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