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Wonderful Church with a great welcome

I always like to visit local churches and cathedrals. The Perth Cathedral was only open in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
itchyfeet2014
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Impressive

We were unable to visit the day that we were in Perth, but even from the outside St John's Kirk is... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2019
wendyanddavid536
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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All reviews lovely church oldest building information sheet working church stained glass windows well worth a visit centre of town on duty bells worship congregation ministry steeple carillon volunteers architecture preached
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always like to visit local churches and cathedrals. The Perth Cathedral was only open in the mornings so I came to this fabulous church for the 1pm Wednesday service. Brilliantly located in the centre of town, it has many attractive features to commend it-...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 25, 2019

We were unable to visit the day that we were in Perth, but even from the outside St John's Kirk is impressive. Built in cruciform style in what looked like a reddish sandstone, with a very unusual broach spire.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

I love this church because it’s 63 bell carillon. The steeple is amazing. Definitely well worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 29, 2018

The feature that strikes you as you walk towards this church from a distance is the Herringbone Lead work on the steeple . With a telephoto lens you can see names ofg the council Provost ,Chamberlain and Baillies and Guilds in 1767 . Quite unique...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

One of the loveliest churches I been in. The information sheet you get at the door is so helpful. Very peaceful.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank williekaty
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This is a very old atmospheric building which has been made visitor friendly without compromising the integrity of the church. It's fascinating from a Historical point of view, but also maintains a sense of reverence. Also good place to buy postcards.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kimberlyhm39
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Pleasant church, dating back to 1440 (although there was a church on the site before), in the centre of Perth with many pubs & restaurants nearby.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FTMDave
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

My husband brought me to the Church on our anniversary and it was absolutely fantastic. Picturesque inside and out with a great wee guide to read as you stroll through. I am partially disabled and the volunteers were very helpful and kind. We spend quite...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rosie131
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Oldest building in the City. Medieval in origin and well worth a visit. Much of its original Catholic identity has been eradicated through the ages but vestiges are still to be found in the architecture.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ian E
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Had a wonderful visit to this centrally located church --it was our first trip to Perth and the folk are so helpful-------this is a very well kept place of worship---well worth a visit to see where John Knox ---had a bit of to do !

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bill c
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