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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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Quiet grounds amidst granite

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 7, 2015
Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania

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Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
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357 reviews
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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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348 reviews
133 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

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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658 reviews
482 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
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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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
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.

1 Thank David S
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 

Thank Angelamaid
Macae, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

As far as recommending someone to visit a graveyard is strange, I should say it's an interesting walk through it. I visited during the autumn and the grass was covered by leaves in a beautiful scenery. Very traditional, church in the center of the graveyard. It worths the visit when passing by.

1 Thank mvaraujo
Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

A wonderful example of a Scottish Church from the 19th Century or before. As well as the main church you have the "Oil Chapel" with its beautiful woodwork and if that is not enough you can then see the final part of the building which is under major renovation and has been excavated exposing ancient graves. The 2 retired gentlemen... More 

Thank TKM981
Essen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Unfortunately the church was closed in the afternoon, but we try it again within the next days. Nevertheless the graveyard with graves dated up from the 17th century is worth visiting. you even learn about the hard circumstances of the past.if the weather would be better, you could enjoy the garden surrounding.

Thank Hoffi_12

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