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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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2 Castle Street, Glasgow G4 0RH, Scotland
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What's so special about Glasgow Cathedral? This has been a site of Christian worship since 553AD. It is a superb example of Scottish Gothic architecture. It was built between late 12th century and 15th centuries. It is the only mainland cathedral which survived the Reformation...More

Thank james g
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Scottish Cathedral (800 years old) and parts of Glasgow University. This is an amazing medieval building built during the 13th-15th centuries. Stained glass windows and the ceiling are especially beautiful.

Thank KimMac1
Reviewed 2 days ago

I wish we'd taken one of the tours to learn more about this cathedral. We didn't know anything about it before going in. I didn't expect it to have the long life it's had. The architecture, both the large- and small-scale aspects, is beautiful. Well...More

Thank dustchick
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great history and lots to do round that area. Oldest house in Glasgow across road and various other buildings to visit. Lots of history in the Necropolis walking through large graveyard behind cathedral.

Thank mrssime
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Glasgow Cathedral has an interesting history and worth taking a guided tour so as not to miss the detailed history some of which has been crafted by the stonemasons.

Thank Harold J
Reviewed 6 days ago

Its a bit sparse inside but beautiful architecture. Love going to the Christmas Carol Service on 24 December. Guides are helpful and cheery. Not overly gaudy or decorated but lovely none the less

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really old and impressive. Huge space with lots of history. We had a special treat as the organist was playing the entire time we were there. Make sure you go down to the lowest level and explore down there too.

Thank notme2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my daughter while we were in Edinburgh and she loved it. Beautiful gothic building that is still a functioning church. A must see if you are there. My daughter is 10 and very into history so it was a wonderful piece of the city...More

Thank Cecillia B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We asked about the free guided tour and spent a memorable hour with Archie, who had an incredibly in-depth knowledge of the history of the cathedral told in his own unique way. With lots of fascinating facts and stories popping up while we walked and...More

Thank gmay177
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice place to visit for an hour or so and as the Cathedral is located next to a few other famous attractions, a visitor could spend a few hours taking in these places, such as The Lord Provand's House, The Necropolis and St Mungo's,...More

Thank Ronnie S
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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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