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Very nice kirk in the middle of Aberdeen. Very old cemetery behind the kirk. The architecture of this kirk is stunning. It was very easy to find, was a short walk from our hotel, and was close to shopping and retaurants.
A very interesting building. walled on the side streets, the cemetery is accessible from both Upperkirkstreet and the big fancy entrance on Union Street. There are a number of interesting and modestly known people buried there, including the man who supposedly invented the magic trick...More
This is a fairly large kirkyard; there is a map of the graves and tombstones at the Upperkirkgate entrance if you are looking for a specific gravestone. Just a nice place to wander around and escape for a few minutes from Union Street noise and...More
Every time I have visited Aberdeen, I have taken time to visit this cemetery; there is so much peace! People turn up with their sandwiches or coffee at lunchtime and sit on one of the many benches found between the trees and old graves
What a treat this is for those who love the riches of the past... ( and wobbly and uneven gravestones ) almost like reading a history book, it is actually a quick guide to some of those Aberdeen 'kingpins' of the past and how the...More
I attended the service of remembrance in the Mither Kirk and it was really nice and well attended. Bon Accord brass band played.
Tea was served following in the Oil Chapel and the setting is spectacular with the stained glass window and the seating is...More