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City Sightseeing Glasgow Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"With great views from the top of the bus strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary this truly is the best way to see the sights of Glasgow.On this City Sightseeing tour you can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus. There are 22 stops and the entire route takes approximately 110 minutes. The bus departs every 15 minutes from each stop. Tickets are valid for 1 or 2 consecutive ca find out for yourself. The most vibrant and exciting of Scottish cities boasts excellent museums and art galleries as well as beautiful parklands and buildings. Treat yourself to a tour of the Jewel of Scotland the city whose inhabitants work hard and play hard."""
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City Sightseeing Glasgow Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"With great views from the top of the bus strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary this truly is the best way to see the sights of Glasgow.On this City Sightseeing tour you can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus. There are 22 stops and the entire route takes approximately 110 minutes. The bus departs every 15 minutes from each stop. Tickets are valid for 1 or 2 consecutive ca find out for yourself. The most vibrant and exciting of Scottish cities boasts excellent museums and art galleries as well as beautiful parklands and buildings. Treat yourself to a tour of the Jewel of Scotland the city whose inhabitants work hard and play hard."""
From GBP14.00
 
City Sightseeing Glasgow Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"With great views from the top of the bus strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary this truly is the best way to see the sights of Glasgow.On this City Sightseeing tour you can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus. There are 22 stops and the entire route takes approximately 110 minutes. The bus departs every 15 minutes from each stop. Tickets are valid for 1 or 2 consecutive ca find out for yourself. The most vibrant and exciting of Scottish cities boasts excellent museums and art galleries as well as beautiful parklands and buildings. Treat yourself to a tour of the Jewel of Scotland the city whose inhabitants work hard and play hard."""
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Necropolis Tips (15)

The Necropolis continued.

There are good views over Glasgow from the Necropolis, especially towards Glasgow Cathedral and the Royal Infirmary. The Necropolis has lots of interesting graves, some of them are extremely ornate....
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IreneMcKay
Jul 01, 2016

The Necropolis.

I know it sounds a bit morbid, but I love visiting old cemeteries. I like to think it's because I enjoy hisory rather than death!!! I'm always dragging my husband off to old, ornate cemeteries...
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IreneMcKay
Jul 01, 2016

Pay a Visit to the Dead

The Necropolis is located behind the Cathedral. The foot bridge to access it is just to the right of the Cathedral, and it's definitely worth the visit. Some of the monuments you will find there are...
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kehale
Sep 17, 2013

Where the silence begins

I am kind of person who likes silent and extraordinary places. This is the one. I don't know if a graveyard can be called beautiful, but Necropolis definitely deserves being called like that....
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adize
Mar 15, 2012

Glasgow Necropolis

Now I'm not really one for walking around graveyards but this place I had read about and was supposed to be worth a look at. I wasn't disappointed.A beautiful place to be buried in amongst the rich...
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vichatherly
Apr 04, 2011

So many graves...

It's been a graveyard since recorded history.Lots of famous Victorian people are burried here. The 19th-century Glasgow merchant William Miller (1810-72), author of the "Wee Willie Winkie" nursery...
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benidormone
Apr 04, 2011

Glasgow Necropolis (cemetary)

Is there anyone else out there who just enjoys a good old cemetary walk through? I know, I'm weird, but I love taking in the solitude of an old cemetary, as well as the beautifully hand-carved...
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moirholj
Jun 02, 2007

Glasgow Necropolis

Behind the Glasgow Cathedral, perched dramatically on a green hill and dominating the skyline with statues, gravestones, monuments, obelisks, and musoleums, is the "Glasgow Necropolis". What better...
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Kaspian
Nov 02, 2005

Necropolis - a nice walk with a nice view

I love this view :-) Click on the picture and you'll get the real thing.It's a short walk from Glasgow Cathedral to the top of Necropolis, literally a city for the dead. You can see quite far from...
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Groentje
Aug 31, 2004

Sorry - It's A Bit Spooky - But Interesting

The Glasgow Necropolis is one of the oldest burial grounds in the Glasgow area, it's probably not the most riveting or happy place to go to but it does have it's attractions. Most Glaswegians don't...
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RPW
Jul 07, 2004

NECROPOLIS

This is a Victorian cemetary which is situated directly behind the Cathedral. The statue on the left of the photo is of John Knox. It contains crumbling monuments to the dead of Glasgows wealthy...
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hevbell
Jan 15, 2004

The Necropolis.

This is a cemetary, apparently based on the Pere Lachaise in Paris, located above Glasgow Cathedral. I was a little disappointed in the Necropolis. I was expecting some really interesting tombstones...
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oneonta_ni
Apr 08, 2003
 
 
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I finally made a visit to The Lighthouse; it is in the city centre and has a range of exhibition spaces. They also have two viewing points. ONe has an elevator and the second is only accessible by...
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Scottish Exhibition Centre

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