St Mary's Cathedral

Glasgow, United Kingdom

The Cathedral Church of St Mary the Virgin is located on the Great Western Road. The current building was opened on 9 November 1871 and completed in 1893. The architect was George Gilbert Scott. It was raised to cathedral status in 1908. The total height of the cathedral is 63 metres.

The other cathedrals in Glasgow are St Andrew’s (Roman Catholic), St Luke’s (Eastern Orthodox) and St Mungo’s, the city’s mediaeval cathedral, now used by the Church of Scotland, which has a presbyterian polity and does not use the term ‘cathedral’ to describe its churches.



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Founded: 1871
Category: Religious sites in United Kingdom

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A (5 months ago)
Beautiful church, but would give more stars if I was spoken to with respect, apart from speaking to people in the way you would like to be spoken that's it.
Colin Hutchison (14 months ago)
Wonderful spiritual place. Unfortunately was there for a funeral but was given comfort.
Iris Núñez (2 years ago)
So wonderfull woman there. Very nice conversation with them. The place is very beautifull
Paul Towning (That'llbeme) (2 years ago)
A beautiful church and a wonderful venue for choral events, very friendly acoustics. Our choir, Close Shave Chorus recently had our Glasgow West End Festival performance here, it's taken over from the Kibble Palace in the Botanic Gardens as our favourite venue. If all the places we sing in were half as flattering, we'd give up the day jobs. Convenient for public transport but parking can be problematic.
Gayle Pollock (2 years ago)
Beautiful church. listening to organ practice. Went for the Scottish Diaspora Tapestry. was amazing. such history, such skill.
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