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This evening I attended a spectacular light show at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, which date from 1842 at the current site in the city’s West End. At the heart of this extensive facility are several glasshouses, the most notable of which is the Kibble Palace.

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

Tour group at Glasgow Necropolis.

This evening, I am reporting on today’s custom tour of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city.

First, to Glasgow Cathedral, which dates from the 13th-15th centuries, albeit on a much older Christian site possibly dating back to the 6th century AD. Architecture style is Romanesque. Now used for Presbyterian worship the Cathedral was originally part of the Roman Catholic Church when it was described by the Pope as “a special daughter of the Roman Church”.

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