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St Andrew's Cathedral Glasgow, Glasgow

(4.6/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
Admire the understated beauty of St Andrew's Cathedral Glasgow, dedicated to Scotland's patron saint and the city's most prominent Roman Catholic church. Completed in 1816, it was built during a time of restrictions on Catholic places of worship and is therefore fairly modest in its scale and design. Although it lacks a steeple and bell tower, the neo-Gothic building is renowned for its simple beauty and peaceful atmosphere. The gleaming white and gold interior features an impressive organ, vibrant stained-glass windows, and notable modern religious artwork. Complete your visit with some relaxation and contemplation in the small garden. Put St Andrew's Cathedral Glasgow on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Glasgow tourist route planner.
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  • By accident we ended up in this way and definitely it was fortunate to visit this Cathedral full of many paintings makes us understand Scottish customs
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  • The Cathedral is about 10 Minuets walk from the city. Well worth a visit Entrance is free but they like a donation. There is a shop inside the Cathedral. 
  • Nothing I think that your visit is forced, I found her I pass, went well... Something different which we are accustomed to seeing in Spain, much smaller...
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  • Even if you don't go in, just take the min to walk arround the building on a cloudy day... you'll love this 4 min. Stop
  • Beautiful cathedral with great acoustics. Located next to the river clyde and literally 2 mins away from Argyle Street.
  • amazing cathedral place right in the heart of glasgow the outside boasts i lovely water monument and the interior is spectacular with beautiful art work surrounding the walls leaving in awe of the true power of catholic faith
  • I like the enviroment and the church services.
  • Neo-Gothic Cathedral. It is interesting to approach when a tour is given by the North Bank of the river.
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