Beautiful church. Interesting part is the Thistle Chapel. It also has a copy of the National Covenant.
About St Giles' Cathedral
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St Giles' Cathedral, also known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh, is the principal place of worship of the Church of Scotland in Edinburgh. Its distinctive crown steeple is a prominent feature of the city skyline, at about a third of the way down the...More
My wife loves architecture and churches. Admission is free with a request for donations--you will feel bad not throwing in a couple of pounds for building upkeep because it is pretty awesome.
Just walking around and sitting in a pew was very peaceful. The gift shop had many things to purchase. I found a lovely Celtic Cross, that i purchased for a gift.
A sanctuary in every respect on the "Royal Mile". Beautiful building with stunning architecture and such a serene atmosphere. i would love to hear some music or gregorian chanting to complete the concept The " Clan Room " has amazing wood carvings everywhere
Be sure to got too the thistle catheral we were impressed by the wood carvings there, else it is extremely tourisik and often does not feel like a church.
This church is called by some the "Mother Church of the Presbyterianism". As a former Presbyterian missionary I was quite interested in visiting this church. It's certainly a beautiful church but with so many tourists inside it really took away the true beauty of this...More
Inside and out, this was a beautiful cathedral. You can pay a minimal fee and be permitted to take pictures inside. A few people didn't bother paying the fee, but I think that's disrespectful.