A wonderful walk through history. Thousands of interesting gravestones from the last several hundred years. Makes for a educational stroll through a lovely historical site.
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The Necropolis is a must do in Glasgow. It is so peaceful to walk through this Victorian cemetery. Unfortunately they only do guided tours on Saturday and Sunday so if you go on your own you might want to research the famous people buried there....More
If you like walking, and we do, this is a great spot to see city views and look at the historical markers of those who came before us, with many interesting facts on their stones. This is a very well kept spot and worth it...More
I was there couple times now and every time it's like stepping to another world, the one from the past.. if you'd like to have a calm walk just outside the city centre and taste of local history - that's the place
Yes it's just an old graveyard but the views of Glasgow from the top are not to be missed.Steep climb but we made it easily . The gravestones are actually really interesting if you read them and many are connected to the building of Glasgow....More
If the weather is good, and you live in the area, it is an interesting place for an afternoon stroll. The entry across the Bridge of Sighs is imposing, and so is the view one gets of the back side of the cathedral, whose nave...More
On a brooding hill above the cathedral is the old necropolis which is well worth a walk around. Victorian age crypts and mausoleums adorned with mournful statues provide beautiful photo opportunities and a quiet retreat from busy Glasgow.
This site has an imposing view of Glasgow looking over the Glasgow Cathedral. But it is sad to see the dates of birth and death among the headstones. And by the sheer size of many, clearly the amount of money that would have cost to...More
The necropolis offers some great views out over Glasgow and is something of a hidden gem in the city, with many unaware it is here. On a sunny day, it is lovely for a walk through, admiring the memorials of the important or wealthy from...More