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St. Mary's Cathedral

23 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh EH12 5AW, Scotland
+44 131 225 6293
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This cathedral was beautiful, historic and very welcoming, entry is based on donation so please... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jenna L
Atwood, Illinois
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Beautiful cathedral

Very interesting and impressive cathedral. Interesting memory plaques of fallen officers and people... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stockholm, Sweden
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23 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh EH12 5AW, Scotland
West End
+44 131 225 6293
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cathedral was beautiful, historic and very welcoming, entry is based on donation so please help support these historic sites when you visit

Thank Jenna L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting and impressive cathedral. Interesting memory plaques of fallen officers and people related to the cathedral.

Thank persvanbergstockholm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Episcopal Cathedral that is not only impressive and very, very well kept but also welcoming. Always worth going in and enjoying both the calm atmosphere and the many items and information they put on display about special activities like commemorative dates, etc. Conveniently reachable from...More

1  Thank PeterVo
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

My family and I come here every Sunday night for mass and never been disappointed. Lovely priest and impressive windows and seating. Lovely Christmas mass that was celebrated.

Thank Angela1678
Reviewed May 9, 2017

This is a beautiful Roman Catholic Cathedral right near the centre of Edinburgh. Enjoyed a lovely Mass there on Sunday night. Friendly parishioners and priest. A place of tranquility in a bustling city. For those going over the next week or so, there are a...More

Thank sightseercumrambler
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful buildings in Edinburgh. It's is beautifully designed and the perfect place for a silent prayer or some time to yourself. The architecture is magnificent. Please don't miss this on your visit!! Go go go.

1  Thank Cameron S
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Such a glorious place with magnificent wall paintings and stained glass windows, both ancient and modern. Lovely fragrance of incense lingering in the air which added to the atmosphere.

Thank Hazel A
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Went in to look for a memorial to my uncle. Great place to walk around or sit and have a of piece and quiet just of the West End

Thank GBS2260
Reviewed April 15, 2017

The archetecture and photo ops were outstanding! Great location, very welcoming, and a pleasure to see.

Thank bernadette59
Reviewed March 25, 2017

More or less 2 blocks out of Princess street - it is a wonderful Cathedral in the way to the Modern Art Gallery

Thank FabyAoki
West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighborhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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