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The Necropolis, Glasgow's Victorian City of the Dead, is a vast and grand cemetery modeled on Père-Lachaise in Paris. Described as one of the most significant cemeteries in Europe, it is a major visitor attraction and patrolled by Park Rangers...more
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I'm not really into visiting graves but there were definitely some impressive headstones. The best thing was the view of the cathedral though.
Not a long hike, but it can be quite steep if you take the shortcuts.
When anyone comes to visit, I take them to here if it isn’t bucketing. It’s just so, so interesting (especially to North American’s) and the history is fab. I’m a photographer and it’s heaven.
The best views of Glasgow are also from here.
We were on a weekend break in Glasgow and our had a view towards the Necroppolis so we agreed that we had to go and have a look around here. The Necropolis is situated high up on hills overlooking Glasgow the place is huge and...More
Located just next to the glasgow cathederal, the metropolis is a must visit. A brief uphill climb gets you to the old tombstones of famous Scots buried there. Reminiscent of the Roman architecture in many of the tombs. The view of the city from the...More
The Necropolis graveyard is high atop Glasgow above the gorgeous Cathedral up a winding path. Come early if you can, when there’s still some fog, to really feel the age, spirit, and stories spanning centuries of Glasgow’s history. Enjoy wonderful 360 views before winding back...More
I ran out of time after the Cathedral- to take in all of the Necropolis- so I only took a few pictures- really want to go back and take one of the guided tours-looks amazing just what little I did see!