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Cathedral of St. Kentigern

Cathedral St., Glasgow, Scotland (City Centre)
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Ranked #61 of 170 attractions in Glasgow
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites
Most recent review
- Jul 22, 2014
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

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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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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24 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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126 reviews 126 reviews
15 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

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

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