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St. Mary's Cathedral

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Address: Palmerston Place, Edinburgh EH12 5AW, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-131-225-6293
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this church is nice and no any another comments for this just visit during the day trip in this city.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
saj p
Lancashire, United Kingdom

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this church is nice and no any another comments for this just visit during the day trip in this city.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As with all buildings of this age your breath is taken away when you walk in and you walk out with a crick in your neck looking up at the spectacular roof and architecture. The interior is full of history and is obviously a place of worship to be revered.

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Lochmaddy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just simply beautiful and just so serene.A spectacular building inside and out.Light a candle,say a prayer and look at the beauty of this place.Really just perfect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A quite immense Catholic church from the outside, St. Marys is quite small on the inside with rugged pews close together and many alcoves in its interior. Another catholic church,St. Patricks in the style of a small country church can be found off the Royal mile though the Grey close passage way.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A standard lovely Cathedral. Worth a quick visit on the way into town. It's not particularly busy which is great! We didn't any attend of the services but you could definitely give it a try.

Thank aphung20
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to be staying very close to this cathedral, and saw it as soon as we arrived. In the dark, it is imposing and beautiful. During the day, it is completely stunning. The bricks are so dark they are almost black, which adds to its beauty. It is just as amazing inside as it is outside

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Naxxar, Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Was here last August during the fringe and we went to a violin concert which was simply amazing. Enjoyed every minute of it.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Whether a Christian or not, if you appreciate religious culture and heritage, do NOT forget to visit here!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Big. Completed 1879. Worth a walk to. The church across the road also interesting on Palmers ton road.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Like an earlier reviewer suggested, I approached St Mary's from Melville Street. I was using Google map and was just following the directions and when I turned the corner into Melville Street, I was awestruck by the sight before me, this tall and gothic building against innocent residential dwellings - very impressive. Attended the choral evensong and the choral singing... More 

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