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Cathedral of St. Kentigern

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Address: Cathedral St., Glasgow, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 141 552 6891

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Magnificent building.

Great medieval Gothic architecture. Definitely the best church in Glasgow and definitely worth a visit. I visited the cathedral multiple times both for sightseeing and for prayer.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 June 2015
Nicholas F
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

One of the many sad examples of religious vandalism and fanaticism in Scotland. Empty, gloomy interior with very few things to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Great medieval Gothic architecture. Definitely the best church in Glasgow and definitely worth a visit. I visited the cathedral multiple times both for sightseeing and for prayer.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014

All cathedrals are magnificent and this is too but what surprised us was the inside - lots of 'churches' in one as there are places of worship on the lower levels too. Well worth a visit - free to enter but a suggested donation of £2 is more than reasonable to me.

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Thank sue186356
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

Very impressive architecture with a fab surroundings. Also its near to city centre so I suggest a visit for 2 hours and just near to the cathedral there is an old grave yard which also worth to walk in.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

Grand building with much history, even it's own tartan. Very old tombs and nice surrounding area. Impressed by the cemetery higher up just behind the building and space in front in the shade to stop for a snack.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2013

A visit to this cathedral takes you on a journey from the 12th century right upto date and shows how this wonderful building has been added to and adapted to suit the needs of each age and still remains a place of worship and community with a space to suit each purpose from meditation and remembrance soley orin small groups... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2013

Glasgow Cathedral (also called the High Kirk of Glasgow, St Kentigern's or St Mungo's Cathedral) is beautiful! Lots of stained glass windows, war memorials (from the 1800s-WWII) and military colours, etc to look at along with the architecture itself.

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Thank TanzlyB
Glasgow
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2013

St Mungo's Cathedral (Mungo was the familiar name of St Kentigern) sits on top of a knoll overlooking the upper reaches of the Clyde. When settled by Mungo and some followers, the knoll was already at the heart of a small community who called themselves the village of Descu. Mungo wrote to Rome to inform the Bishop of that City... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2012

I have lived in Glasgow all my life and this was my first visit to this wonderful Cathedral, it was a fabulous experience and I wil be back. I loved the private chapel where you can pray and place notes.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2012

Well worth a visit to experience this piece of Glasgow Historical Culture

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