We didn't go into the church, but thoroughly walked the grounds of the graveyard and it is well worth a visit.
About Greyfriars Church
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I'm very much into cemeteries and in every country I travel to, I make sure I visit a cemetery. After having read so much about Greyfriars Church and Cemetery, I was expecting a Paris' "Pere Lachaise" kind of an experience but it was not matching...More
Ok, get yourself along to Greyfriar's Church Yard. Check the land level inside and out of the church yard. Why is it so high inside? This is the place where bodies were dumped during the plague, it is a mass grave. On a rainy day...More
I was here with my wife and I'll keep this short and sweep. Please go, yes it contains a cemetery but it is just so wow. No wonder J.K. Rowling sought some of her inspiration from here. I say go
Beautiful old church set in lovely surroundings. Previously the grounds belonged to a Franciscan Convent. Featuring a Scottish Covenanters Prison. Also Home to the famous Greyfriars Bobby the dog who waited by his masters grave (John Gray a Policeman) for 14 years until he himself...More
RIP lil pupper! Super dope doggo who was very loyal to his owner. Come here to see his grave. Much love.
we spent a good part of our last day of our stay in Edinburgh to check out the "Harry Potter" sites. Most of the others are short distances away, such as the Heriot's School, and Victoria Street, the Elephant House, etc. We actually learned a...More
We visited this history filled cemetery on a chilly, overcast afternoon which lent the perfect atmosphere to wandering through this graveyard. I can only imagine what it would be like at night, when some of the ghost tours come through here. The graves were ancient...More
The perspective on approach is wonderful with a most impressive facade that comprises a large central window bordered by similar smaller ones. Around it is a surprisingly extensive green area that also is the home of the cemetery. It was the first church to be...More