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Cathedral of St. Kentigern

Cathedral St., Glasgow, Scotland (City Centre)
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Ranked #64 of 173 Attractions in Glasgow
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites
Most recent review
- Aug 2, 2014
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Very impressive architecture with a fab surroundings. Also its near to city centre so I suggest a visit for 2 hours and just near to the cathedral there is an old grave yard which also worth to walk in.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Grand building with much history, even it's own tartan. Very old tombs and nice surrounding area. Impressed by the cemetery higher up just behind the building and space in front in the shade to stop for a snack.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

A visit to this cathedral takes you on a journey from the 12th century right upto date and shows how this wonderful building has been added to and adapted to suit the needs of each age and still remains a place of worship and community with a space to suit each purpose from meditation and remembrance soley orin small groups... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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98 reviews 98 reviews
24 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Glasgow Cathedral (also called the High Kirk of Glasgow, St Kentigern's or St Mungo's Cathedral) is beautiful! Lots of stained glass windows, war memorials (from the 1800s-WWII) and military colours, etc to look at along with the architecture itself.

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129 reviews 129 reviews
15 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

St Mungo's Cathedral (Mungo was the familiar name of St Kentigern) sits on top of a knoll overlooking the upper reaches of the Clyde. When settled by Mungo and some followers, the knoll was already at the heart of a small community who called themselves the village of Descu. Mungo wrote to Rome to inform the Bishop of that City... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

I have lived in Glasgow all my life and this was my first visit to this wonderful Cathedral, it was a fabulous experience and I wil be back. I loved the private chapel where you can pray and place notes.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

Well worth a visit to experience this piece of Glasgow Historical Culture

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