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Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow
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The historically rich Glasgow Cathedral is an exceptional example of gothic architecture that has served as a place of worship for over 800 years. Explore where the patron saint of Glasgow, Saint Mungo, is believed to have built his church in the 6th century, and venture into the crypt where his tomb stands. As you walk through the aisles, marvel at one of the finest post-war collections of stained-glass windows to be found in Britain. Cathedral guides, identifiable by their blue robes, are happy to answer any of your questions or provide a tour. With an active congregation, the cathedral holds regular services you are welcome to join. Put Glasgow Cathedral at the forefront of your travel plans using our Glasgow vacation route planner.
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  • It`s one of the places that you must go if you are visiting Glasgow. And don't miss the Necropolis behind the Cathedral. 
  • It is not the Notre Dame, but it does have it's own charm. Having the necropolis right there was also a plus. 
  • Beautiful Cathedral which is worth a visit! It surprises by its inner surface and its stained glass windows are beautiful
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  • Absolutely beautiful cathedral. Went on a weekday and it wasn't crowded at all. You can walk throughout the property and up the hill to The Necropolis. The views are absolutely beautiful.
  • Impressive Gothic cathedral well worth a visit. Great photo opportunities. Some of the best examples of stained glass windows in the country. Well worth visiting the nearby Necropolis if you have time also.
  • One of the best cathedrals I have ever seen! The ceiling and the architecture are impressive to say the least!
  • Great historic site, but not as impressive or large as we were led to believe. But very interesting and a great view of the necropolis.
  • Amazing place to visit, full of historical information. A must see