Close to Glasgow Cathedral this cemetery gives an impressive look into the past of Glasgow. Takes about 30 minutes to wander around and enjoy the view on Glasgow.
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Wow !!not just for tourists!! Fantastic views over Glasgow interesting historical gem, quite steep in parts but worth the effort!,
It was cold, damp, cloudy and well, a typical winter's day in Glasgow. Yet, as one who is quite interested in cemeteries, I can safely say The Necropolis was well worth the visit Full disclosure: I love cemeteries. try to visit them in almost every...More
This could be my favourite place in Glasgow - the city of the dead. I've always been fascinated by the Necropolis. It is strikingly positioned on a hill behind the cathedral and if you like the history that old burial grounds hold, this is one...More
We only arrived shortly before it closed, but had a chance to walk up and view the fantastic views over the city. Lots of interesting graves and just generally a lovely walk.
This is seriously one of Glasgow's underrated gems if you enjoy a walk through history. It started life as a park and one or two of the original statues for the living are still there but the idea of establishing a necropolis - literally a...More
Toms and memorials to the geat and good of Glasgow. Right next to the Cathedral and accessible from the open-top tour bus.
Much like the Old Calton Burial Ground in Edinburgh (although a lot more spacious) this is a beautifully kept graveyard full of some extravagant gravestone, monuments and tombs which reflect the money that used to flow through Glasgow during the Empire (a lot of which,...More
Overall I can't big this up too much, as it's a cemetery! But as far as cemeteries go, its quite a scenic one. And quite a nice walk on a crisp winters day. Lots of famous people apparently live here, but I only saw the...More