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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2 Castle Street, Glasgow G4 0RH, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Impressive twelfth century wonder with soaring vaulted arches. Inside, there are people who can tell you more about the cathedral, no fee necessary. This is still a place of active worship, so I would avoid during services, of course.

Thank CliffHugger
Reviewed 2 days ago

I checked the website prior to walking here and it said the cathedral was open until 5:30. I arrived at 5 and was told I could not go in because it was closed. Someone needs to update the website.

Thank Belle1691
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Only a twenty minute walk from George Square and you find this gem of a cathedral. The stained glass is amazing. We went on Saturday and there were plenty of guides around to offer help and explanations. Well worth a visit.

Thank Sue_Morrison
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This Cathedral was very beautiful with plenty of lovely sights. As someone who admittedly isn't very interested in Cathedrals this one was nice to walk round and take photos of. I loved the glass paintings in particular, everything in the building was very photographic. Free...More

Thank thatanalysis
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You will not be disappointed if you like cathedrals. It is unique with beautiful stain glass windows and steaped in history. Love gardens surround the cathedral. Nearby you will find the impressive museum of religions, the Provans Lordship (the oldest building), the Necropolis and the...More

Thank Chisi76
Reviewed 5 days ago

It seems strange that a city that prospered on shipbuilding and heavy industry should have a 900 year old cathedral right on the edge of the inner core. St Mungo's dark red sandstone gothic could use a scrub up inside and out, but the sooty...More

Thank observer2011
Reviewed 5 days ago

There was much to admire on several levels with St Mungo's well and tomb at the bottom- beautiful stain glass- very atmospheric!

Thank 629anne
Reviewed 1 week ago

I initially ducked into the Glasgow Cathedral on my way to the Necropolis because it was raining... and I'm glad I did. The interior is spacious and very beautiful. The staff there were very helpful, and you can rent a guide for a low price....More

Thank JackAttacksTheRoad
Reviewed 1 week ago

It always amazes me how these are designed and built, if you like this type of site-seeing then give it ago, it's not far from the center, just a 20 minute walk.

Thank ashleighryan2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Glasgow Cathedral August 2017. I did not know that you can request tours at the desk. Be sure you do this. We only had a about a half an hour with the tour guide because we found this out toward the end...More

Thank LIgirltravels
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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
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