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Address: Back Wynd, Aberdeen AB10 1JZ, Scotland
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Sun 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Great place for tracing family history

This is a very old cemetery but yet it is a lovely tranquil area to sit on one of the benches and have some quiet time or just to eat your sandwiches. It is also full of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Hazel H

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very old cemetery but yet it is a lovely tranquil area to sit on one of the benches and have some quiet time or just to eat your sandwiches. It is also full of information for those tracing their family trees..

Thank Hazel H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

The Kirk of St Nicholas is in the heart of Aberdeen on Union Street it is also the City Councils church and once a year they hold the Kirkin of the Council service where the counselors process from the City Chambers in their robes preceded by a pipe band well worth a look then attend the church for the service.

Thank the Aberdeen Plumber
Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

This was another surprise as we wandered through Aberdeen. The shops, restaurants and clubs are vibrant and beautiful and anyone who asks "why Aberdeen" hasn't taken the time to explore. We're going back tomorrow to go inside but even the cemetery with graves from the 1600's is majestic and inspiring. Walking through the gates is something I'll remember for a... More 

Thank tomfromoc
Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We were only able to read the history and walk through the cemetery as a service was going on at the time. The information on the placard outside the church was extremely interesting. I'm only sorry that we were not able to view the interior.

Thank geismom
Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

Walked to see the Church on a Saturday afternoon: unfortunately, it was closed, which seems a pity. The grounds are nice, and the church itself looks as if it would be interesting inside.

Thank Clivel_98
Glasgow, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We only visited the churchyard and not the church early one Sunday morning. It was interesting to read the memorials and gravestones.From what I could gather you needed to be quite well to do to be buried here. Very interesting social history.

Thank Taxidevil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Kirk of St|Nicholas is located on Union Street, Aberdeen and is surrounded by extremely well maintained grassy area churchyard. The first mention of a church on this site is in 1154. Housed within the church are a series of tapestries by Mary Jamieson. The church is open to visitors from June - September, Monday-Friday between 12 and 3 pm. A... More 

Thank GannetAberdeen
Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Much of the church is under excavation but there two beautiful chapels. Only open weekdays 12-4. Free. Quiet. Large lovely old cemetery. Right in the center of town.

Thank jkloc
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Tranquil graveyard right in the heart of Aberdeen adjoining the main thoroughfare of Union Street. It is a very old churchyard dating from medieval times and, apparently, several prominent citizens of the city are buried there. It’s one of those places that fill you with awe and make you thoughtful. Beautiful experience, fully recommended.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

It is very sad that this lovely church is closed a lot of the time. It has so many interesting memorials inside. There are names of those who lost their lives in the wars and the Oil Chapel has a stunning stained glass window. There is also an old bell off the Brlent Spar Oil installation. There are beautiful wooden... More 

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