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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 18 October 2016

Amazing! Awesome! and truly awe-inspiring. Much to see and absorb in this beautiful and huge cathedral that has served as a house of worship since the 1100s. You can't help but think about the effect the size and scope of this cathedral must have had...More

Thank Sara T
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Enjoyed looking thru the the Cathedral. Well set up for visitors with markers and points of interest.

Thank TeddyD673
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Glasgow Cathedral is a beautiful ancient building that is a "must see" for tourists and home folks alike. There are guides in the cathedral who just love being asked questions and give of their time and knowledge for free. Perhaps make a wee donation to...More

Thank Nin4
Reviewed 17 October 2016

A must see to believe how the power of architecture can come alive. It is also known as the High Kirk of Glasgow or St. Kentigem's or St. Mungo. This medieval cathedral is used today as a gathering (church) of The Church of Scotland. It...More

Thank Goldie246
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Go. I can't say anything more...it was one of the most impressive cathedral I saw last summer. A lovely gift shop with beautiful CD recordings as well.

Thank DEPOmaha
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This Cathedral is so well preserved. The fact that it's 700 years old makes it even more cool. This is a must when visiting Glasgow!

Thank Anders W
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Beautiful gothic Cathedral located a short walk from the centre of Glasgow. Despite it being closed when we visited, it was still worth the walk just to see the outside (not sure why it was closed because according to the website it should have been...More

Thank Louise W
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Very nice cathedral with wonderful stained glass windows. Huge organ, Gothic, especially the graveyard.

Thank Medley281
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We attended a lovely evensong in this beautiful cathedral. After having attended Evensong at Westminster, I was struck by the contrast. This service was simpler, more personal, and very welcoming. The choral part was led by the gorgeous and soaring voices of a group of...More

Thank Summerfog
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The Cathedral is a must for those looking for a quiet and spiritual place. The Cathedral is central located and there's no entry fee although donations are appreciated! After you visit the Cathedral you can take a walk in the Necropolis located right behind it...More

Thank Marlene1183
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No no no no its free and beautiful 👍😁
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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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