Glasgow Cathedral (St. Mungo)
While St. Kentigern (alternatively called St. Mungo)—Glasgow’s 7th-century patron saint—may well be mythical, early Roman Catholics venerated his memory and started a cult on the hillside site where they believe he worshipped. First a church was built, and then a full-blown cathedral, much of which remains intact and dates from the mid-to-late 13th century. Highlights include the Blackadder Aisle and the crypt with St. Kentigern’s Well. If you have the time, take in the adjacent Central Necropolis, one of the oldest cemeteries in the United Kingdom.
By Barry Shelby
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