Glasgow Necropolis.

Towering above the rest of Glasgow is the Necropolis, which is apparently a fancy name for a large hill of graves. The Necropolis is one of those hauntingly beautiful places. Especially on a dreary autumn day.


After walking through the beautiful Victorian gates, the path leads you over a bridge and into the gorgeous cemetery.

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Walking through the Necropolis, you’ll run across other people in the Necropolis taking a wee break from the hustle and bustle of the city.


If you’re lucky, you might even run into a few puppies taking their owners for walks.

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Even though you are smack dab in the city center, the Necropolis is eerily quiet and calm.

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I love the splashed of color that you will catch throughout the Necropolis. Even on a dreary day, there’s something that really makes it pop.

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The Necropolis is set just behind Glasgow Cathedral and the main hospital for the city center and east end, the Royal Infirmary.

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Along one of the paths, there are loads of mausoleums just lining the pathway.


I love when they’ve got a fresh coat of paint and really pop against the grey of the stones and sky.

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There’s a part of me that doesn’t think a cemetery should be something that tourists go to see, but then there is something calming about a cemetery. The idea for prominent cemeteries in Britain came about after Parisians created the Père Lachaise cemetery.


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