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A Visit to the Garden


The cloister garden is an enclosed space adjoining St Andrew's Cathedral in the heart of Glasgow.

The paved and grassed central area contains a modem monument of large, mirrored plinths on which are inscribed verses from the scriptures and from the Italian poets.

Visitors can wander through the construction, reflecting on their own lives in the context of the words of Sacred Scripture.

A water feature runs through the garden and an olive tree - symbolizing peace - is planted at its heart.

The surrounding cloister path is wide and accommodating, offering space for gatherings.

Roman Architect Giulia Chiarini has designed the area as a space for memory, reflection and as a monument to reconciliation.


The Second Phase of the project will involve covering the paved area surrounding the monument thus offering a range of new facilities to visitors.

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