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

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Beautiful kirk

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Tampere, Finland
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Tampere, Finland
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162 attraction reviews
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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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36 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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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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3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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93 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Beautiful building, very tranquil and calming after busy shopping. Nice to read the history, and just reflect on God's presence in this place through the years and ponder on what His plans are for the future.

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Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Lovely old church dating back to 1100. Much of interest and some helpful guides in attendance. Worth a visit in centre of town.

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Alicante, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Congregation members warmly greeted us as we entered the Kirk. We were offered a guided tour, self-guided walkthrough, and/or the opportunity to worship. We spent the better part of an hour with their tour handout with explanations for over a dozen highlights inside the church. I was most impressed with the architecture - high vaulted ceilings and gothic style columns.... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

St. John's Kirk is the oldest church in Perth and worth a visit. Free admission with a guide book of information about the Kirk. The church has no original stained glass windows but nevertheless the modern windows are fine. The old pews have beautiful carvings on them and there are some 15century candelabras . Overall a lovely church .

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