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Address: 31 St. John Place, Perth, Scotland
Phone Number: 01738/622-241

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Lovely old church

The Tourist Information office told us about this Kirk and suggested we visit it. Lovely stained glass windows and a nice ambience. Good information leaflet and also friendly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Lancashire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

The Tourist Information office told us about this Kirk and suggested we visit it. Lovely stained glass windows and a nice ambience. Good information leaflet and also friendly volunteers.

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Cornwall, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Eight centuries of history are manifest, and modern facilities have been added seamlessly. Stained glass windows tell the story. The organ sounds wonderful.

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Kaslo, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

staff was very congenial and informative. It was billed as a very old church but did not seem so. the central location is a plus as almost anyone coming downtown will be near it

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Scotland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Beautiful church in centre of Perth. Although quite large, it has a welcoming ambience and is well worth spending time there

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Tampere, Finland
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101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Kirk of St. John the Baptist is a beautiful church located right at the center of the city, so it's very easy to find. The present building was built in the 15th century, so it has a lot of history.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Me and my husband went to see this church after considering the reviews. As we arrived there a mass in Polish was about to start. None of us two understands Polish, but we loved the atmosphere, how we felt during that mass. It does not happen often, especially if the priest is talking in another language you do not understand.... More 

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Cornwall, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

History, architecture, with contemporary church services. A combination of celebrating the history with remaining relevant today.

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Warkworth, United Kingdom
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

the kirk was holding a coffee morning so we went in and had a look round the windows are all stained glass and the place is very well maintained. we were welcomed by members of the congregation and had coffee and warm mince pies

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We felt very welcome on our visit, greeted by a lovely volunteer who explained a little about the history of the church then gave us an information sheet with more information. The church has a lovely peaceful feeling and some beautiful windows including the one dedicated to the Black Watch Regiment. They also have a beautiful iron and carved candle... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This is a beautiful kirk, with very detailed leaded glass windows and ancient wood carvings. Don't expect it to be cold and draughty, because it has the very best that modern life can offer us. The history to the kirk is fascinating. Well worth a visit.

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