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37 acre cemetery full of wonderful architecture, sculpture and fascinating stories relating to the 50,000 people remembered here.
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This is a must see .. a very unique Scottish graveyard, overlooking the Cathedal and city.
Delve into Glasgow's industrial/commercial past where the most successful and important got 'their place on the hill'.
The Necropolis is a Victorian garden cemetery full of wonderful architecture, sculpture and fascinating stories. Adjacent to Glasgow Cathedral, the Necropolis was modeled on Père-Lachaise in Paris. It is estimated that something in the order of 50,000 burials have taken place here, with around…
This old cemetery is situated behind Glasgow Cathedral and near the oldest house in Glasgow, even if you don't find old cemeteries particularly interesting it is worth a visit for the view alone.Good walking shoes required.
inspired by the famous Père Lachaise in Paris, Glasgow’s Necropolis is a remarkable Victorian cemetery adorned with some 3,500 monuments. Amongst the most notable graves are a monument to Protestant Reformation leader John Knox, and a Celtic cross designed by influential Glaswegian architect Charles…