Must pay to take pictures inside; otherwise free. Beautiful old church with a long history but does not hold services any more. Can walk through and view it all including the... read more
St Giles’ Cathedral is the historic City Church of Edinburgh. With its...
St Giles’ Cathedral is the historic City Church of Edinburgh. With its famed crown spire it stands on the Royal Mile between Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Also known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh, it is the Mother Church of Presbyterianism and contains the Chapel of the Order of the Thistle (Scotland’s chivalric company of knights headed by the Queen).
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