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Glasgow Necropolis

Castle St, Glasgow G4 0UZ, UK

Tombs
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Sculptures

About Glasgow Necropolis

Officially opened in 1833, the Glasgow Necropolis is a Victorian cemetery. 50,000 individuals are buried here. The cemetery is the burial place of many notable Scotish individuals.


Attractions near Glasgow Necropolis

Glasgow Cathedral0.22km from Glasgow Necropolis

Glasgow Cathedral is the oldest cathedral in mainland Scotland and is the oldest building in Glasgow. The tomb of the patron saint of Glasgow, Saint Mungo lies in the lower crypt of the cathedral.

St. Mungo Museum Of Religious Life & Art0.33km from Glasgow Necropolis

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art is a museum of religion. Opened in 1991, it is located inside a medieval castle-complex, the former residence of the bishops of Glasgow. The museum displays artifacts from all of world's major religions.

Provand's Lordship0.36km from Glasgow Necropolis

Provand's Lordship is a medieval historic house museum built in 1471. It is one of the four surviving medieval buildings in Glasgow. The house is furnished with a fine selection of 17th century historic furniture and royal portraits.

The Barras Market0.93km from Glasgow Necropolis

The Barras is a major street and indoor weekend market. The market consists of both indoor and outdoor shops, and the shops here sells anything from fruits and vegetables to antiques and collectables.

George Square1.2km from Glasgow Necropolis

Named after King George III, George Square is surrounded by architecturally important buildings. It is the principal civic square in the city of Glasgow, and one of the six squares in the city center. The square has a collection of important statues and monuments, and it is the venue for musical events, light shows, ceremonies, sporting celebrations, political gatherings etc..

People's Palace and Winter Gardens1.31km from Glasgow Necropolis

Opened in 1898, People's Palace and Winter Gardens is a museum and glasshouse. At the time of its inception, the building was located in the most unhealthy and over crowded part of the city and it was intended to provide a cultural centre for the people. From the 1940s, it has been the museum of social history, shocasing the story of the people and the city of Glasgow from 1750 to present.

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Most populous city in Scotland. It is the fifth most visited city in United Kingdom.