Glasgow Cathedral

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In 543 CE, Glasgow's patron saint, St Mungo, founded this cathedral on the site of a Christian burial ground. One of Scotland's oldest medieval churches, Glasgow Cathedral is a stunning embodiment of Scottish Gothic architecture. Built on the ground where St Kentigern is said to have been buried, the cathedral is also said to have functioned as a genesis of Glasgow. Glasgow cathedral has an arsenal of stunning features to boast, including sharp spires, archways, elongated windows fashioned out of stained glass, and a brilliantly-patterned ceiling. Dating back to the 13th century, the cathedral has valiantly braved myriad ravages, and stands today as one of Scotland's most revered cathedrals and a stirring piece of architectural greatness. A prized landmark of the city, the cathedral has also birthed Glasgow University within its depths.

Location:  Castle Street

Business hours:  Mo-Sa 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Su 1:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.