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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 today via mobile

Nice building,lots of heritage going back in time,good visitor attraction and probably a must see if visiting Glasgow.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Gothic Cathedral oldest building in Glasgow full of history but poorly lit in many parts. Free to visit but donations accepted. Could do with a coffee shop as it is 20/25 minute uphill walk from the city centre. The famous Glasgow Necropolis is set behind...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The evolution of the cathedral is an interesting story and the visual is even better. The light plays on the surfaces so it would be best to see in the daylight. Much like the many relics in Italy, there seems to have been a lot...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited on a very wet Wednesday morning. After finding the entrance door (it down the right hand side) we entered and spent an hour or so walking round looking at the architecture and the amazing stained glass windows some of which were old and some...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a day to Glasgow and we went to visit this amaizing cathedral. It's massive and impressive. Ded worth a visit if you visiting Glasgow.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Glasgow Cathedral is truly impressive, and definitely worth visiting. Entry is free. The interior is incredible - the crypt is a must-see. I found myself amazed at how this type of building was constructed several hundred years ago. The Cathedral is within walking distance from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eventually got round to visiting the cathedral after visiting Glasgow for many years A must see, very impressive,beautiful stained glass windows and a lot of Scottish religious history under one huge roof.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently showed French friends round the Cathedral. It is obviously a popular attraction because it was crowded with people from many nationalities, speaking many languages. It is interesting to see how the transition between denominations of Christianity is explained. The cathedral has been the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MonsDenis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In winter, this magnificent building looks all the more impressive. Some stained glass windows and stonework to compete with the best of cathedrals and without the arrogance. Wonderful and beautiful place to visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paradise42136
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Glasgow Cathedral is a must visit when in Glasgow. We were deep in the lower level of the Cathedral and found a sign telling us it was a filming location for the Starz Outlander series, of which we are fans. It was during unusually...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from mandy13mcauley | Reviewed this property |
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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