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Very nice church we'll worth a visit stunning stained glass windows the roof inside the church... read more

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice church we'll worth a visit stunning stained glass windows the roof inside the church looks ace Very friendly staff

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow I love this cathedral because of its two steeples. St Machars cathedral is bigger than you think.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Bibcay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful old cathedral, certainly worth a visit. The graveyard is also worth exploring with lots of old grave stones.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Linda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this again while in Aberdeen for a symposium . Alongside the nearby Kings College Chapel this pair of churches - both very different - are just sumptuous in their own right and show just how very very different Scots ecclesiastical architecture is from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

Went into it once I wasn’t very friendly wouldn’t go back again very very cool no one really about to help

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank RoseAndJ
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This is a must visit cathedral, it is steeped in history and a quite magnificent building. It is nestled at the end of the Chanonry in Old Aberdeen and has a village feel to it. It was built on the edge of the Don River...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

This site was a place for worship since 580 AD. Became a Cathedral in 1131 and Famous for its Twin Spires. It's Now classified as a"High Kirk" because there has not been a residing Bishop since 1690. It has beautiful Shield Coat of Arms all...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank William M
Reviewed September 19, 2018

So much history in this building and on the graveyard next to it, please donate to them if you can to help them keep this place open since its definitely a hidden gem of Aberdeen. They even sell books and home made jam to try...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Popped in while on a short trip to Aberdeen. Lovely and quiet with very knowledgeable staff. Great history tour.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank del4dm
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Paid a really interesting visit to st machars in old aberdeen. The staff are very helpfull,and the building is steeped in history.Its well worth the visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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