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Glasgow Cathedral

Glasgow Cathedral

The history of the city of Glasgow is intimately linked to that of the Glasgow Cathedral, as it was the city's patron saint, St Mungo, who oversaw its original construction. The Saint's remains remain buried in the Cathedral's crypt, and the Cathedral itself continues to form a vital part of the religious life of the city of Glasgow. The impressive medieval building, which dates back to the late 12th century, is one of the best examples of Scottish Gothic architecture you'll find anywhere in the country, featuring vaulted arches, stained glass, and spires that have been beautifully blackened with age. A highly recommended activity for tourists in Glasgow, take about an hour to explore the Cathedral's quiet, serene and splendid interior.

Address: Cathedral Square, Castle Street, Glasgow
Telephone: 0141 552 8198
Opening Time: In summer (April to September): Open Monday to Saturday from 9.30am to 5.30pm, on Sundays from 1pm to 5pm. In winter (October to March): Open Monday to Saturday from 9.30am to 4.30pm, and on Sundays from 1pm to 4.30pm. Last admission to the Cathedral is a
Admission: Free admission, though donations are appreciated

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