The Metropolitan Cathedral of St Andrew in Glasgow
The Metropolitan Cathedral of St Andrew in Glasgow

The Metropolitan Cathedral of St Andrew in Glasgow

Are you looking for something interesting, yet peaceful, to do on your next day off? If so, look no further than St Andrews Cathedral in Glasgow. This fantastic cathedral was designed by the world-famous architect, James Gillespie Graham in 1814. The church is currently the Mother church of the Roman Catholic diocese in the city, but, also acts as the seat of the Archbishop of Glasgow. The building maintains its uniquely Scottish identity to this day, celebrating many famous people in history, while of course, being named after the Patron Saint of the Country, St Andrew.

Where can I find St Andrew's Cathedral in Glasgow?

The cathedral is located on Clyde Street in the city centre. This area is heavily serviced by bus, rail and Subway routes. The nearest subway station is St Enoch.

This would be the perfect day out for any architecture lovers, with the beautiful mosaics and alter being some of the main features inside. Although, some of the most fascinating are; the statues of Saint Andrew and Saint Patrick towering over inside. So what are you waiting for? Make the most of your next day off in Glasgow and visit the famous St Andrew’s Cathedral!

  • Wheelchair access.
  • Gift Shop.
  • Central location.

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