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Today, we toured Glasgow, Scotland with focus on Glasgow Cathedral, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Riverside Museum and Govan Old Church.

Today, we toured Glasgow, Scotland with focus on the Cathedral, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Govan Carved Stones and the Riverside Museum.

As a burial ground, Glasgow Necropolis dates from 1838 when it was opened to accommodate rising mortality as a function of Glasgow’s ballooning population as a consequence of growth of heavy industry during the Industrial Revolution. The site holds 50,000 burials of which 3500 have memorials.