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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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2 Castle Street, Glasgow G4 0RH, Scotland
+44 141 552 6891
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Reviewed yesterday

A very historic church. The cemetery is definitely worth a visit if you like that kind of thing. So interesting to read about people.

Thank Janet K
Reviewed yesterday

The Cathedral is easy to access, especially on the tour bus. There are fantastic stained glass windows on display and several plaques and banners from the British Army that served in conflicts around the world. You can have a guide to show you around or...More

Thank sprbob
Reviewed 3 days ago

A beautiful historic building, right in the city centre near the busy shopping streets. Well worth taking the time to see when in town.

Thank Yvonne749
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had just been to 2 cathedrals in England, one being Durham which was amazing and I wasn't sure this would hold up in terms of ability to awe. The modern stained glass windows were really interesting and made this cathedral unique. I'm not and...More

Thank KathyandEwanP
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

An outstanding gothic cathedral,one of the few to survive the reformation plus its free entry.Alot of the history of Glasgow is here. The historical building blows you away soon you walk into the location. The walls are full victorian memorials to the armed forces away...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was a few days ago. The Glasgow cathedral is very beautiful and interesting. I recommend everyone to go there because it is a beautiful cathedral!

Thank GianluVe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cathedral is a bit of a hidden gem. It is on the edge of town and needs a bit of a walk to access. But is is well worth the trek. The cathedral is about one thousand years old. It has so much history...More

Thank LuckyTravelerRonaldo
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wandered through the cathedral while in Glasgow and ended up spending roughly an hour inside. There are a number of small alcoves to explore and the lower level is less trafficked than the main one. I did not have a guide or leaflet to...More

Thank lakeflyer
Reviewed 1 week ago

You must see if you can get the attention of a guide! We were having a great visit until we caught the attention of one, it then became a highlight of our trip! Awe encompassing! Majestic!

1  Thank Kathleen O
Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting cathedral in style, although as it's Presbyterian it's a cathedral in name only. Well worth a walk around. On the negative side, it's in bad need of a good clean - the muck on the stonework certainly doesn't glorify anything.

Thank peterg1001
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Response from mandy13mcauley | Reviewed this property |
No no no no its free and beautiful 👍😁
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Response from 28Lily_39 | Reviewed this property |
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