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“Worth a look!” 3 of 5 stars
Review of St. Mary's Cathedral

St. Mary's Cathedral
Palmerston Place, Edinburgh EH12 5AW, Scotland (West End)
44-131-225-6293
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Ranked #50 of 198 attractions in Edinburgh
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Worth a look!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

It was a nice place, but not much of historical interest inside (although many hangings took place outside) except a wedding of one of Queen Mary's attendants. It is wheelchair accessible, and is free. It has an interesting interior.

Visited September 2012
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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“Beautiful peaceful place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

A real jewel in the centre of of a busseling city. A wonderful place to take a time out. When I visited it was undergoing major refurbishment but im sure this work has been completed by now.

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“Beautiful Cathedral”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

It is no different from any other old cathedral - beautiful, chilly, and dark. It does have beautiful stained windows, though, and some interesting paintings along the back left wall.

Visited October 2012
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Kitchener, Canada
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“Beautiful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

Typical. 12 steps of the cross was well presented. Outside was significant. In the center of everything. Free concerts offered. Open daily for prayer. Quiet necessary

Visited September 2012
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the highlands
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“st mary's anglican/episcopal cathedral”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

st mary's on parmerston place just west of the city centre has three spires, its easily seen from around edinburgh such as from princess street etc. the wrong website has been posted here at the top, thats for the other st mary's, a smaller catholic church with no spires/towers.

Visited August 2012
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