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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. Plan to visit Glasgow Cathedral and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Glasgow attractions using our Glasgow trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • I've sadly only been here a had full of times because it's such a lovely place to visit and if you haven't been already I recommend going as I'm sure you'll not be disappointed  more »
  • This place was a part of our tour itinerary. Our tour guide explained the interesting history of this church. Glasgow Cathedral, also called the High Kirk of Glasgow or St Kentigern's or St Mungo's Ca...  more »
  • Well worth an hours visit as the Cathedral has a long and interesting history . The guides are very knowledgeable and entertaining  more »
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  • Free entry though donation requested. The place is gorgeous like all old churches with amazing windows. A big organ and lots of mini chapels inside of the church. There is good history and explanations within the church and their patron saints tomb. Definitely a must see in Glasgow
  • The young lady at the souvenir shop was incredibly helpful and could be a tour guide. Knowledgeable about the cathedral and area. Cathedral has history and personality.
  • Very impressive Glasgow landmark. Beautiful 19th century stained glass windows. Plenty of nooks and crannies and quite atmospheric. Free entry. Signage could be improved, probably best for guided tour although volunteers may also be available. Small shop with some Scotch kitsch. Nearby, necropolis well worth stroll, Museum of Religion lacklustre.
  • Beautiful cathedral in the heart of Glasgow. Well worth a visit, plus the entry is free! Glasgow Necropolis is next to it, if you climb the hill you get a great view of Glasgow and the cathedral.
  • As it is said being the only survive medieval cathedral of Scotland this building is amazing. With its overwhelming history, architectural details and almost touchable spirituality nobody escapes the impression of eternity. I think, this place is the one that must be visited by anyone comes to Glasgow .
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