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The Glasgow Necropolis is a Victorian cemetery in Glasgow, Scotland. It is on a hill above, and to the east of, Glasgow Cathedral (St. Mungo's Cathedral). Fifty thousand individuals have been buried in approximately 3500 tombs.
It was conceived as a Père Lachaise for Glasgow, and subsequently established by the Merchants' House of Glasgow in 1831.
The Glasgow Necropolis was described by James Stevens Curl as "literally a city of the dead". Glasgow native Billy Connolly has said: "Glasgow's a bit like Nashville, Tennessee: it doesn't care much for the living, but it really looks after the dead."

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  • Copyright: Lino Matos (Limat72) (137)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2009-08-21
  • Categories: Artwork
  • Exposure: f/4.8, 1/400 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2010-05-19 6:19
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