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This stately chapel is the only original building left in the Edinburgh Castle complex.
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Reviewed 6 days ago

St. Margaret's Chapel is the oldest building on Edinburgh Hill - a small, relatively austere Normal chapel built by David I in 1510 and restored in the 1840s. Worshiping place of the early Scottish royal families is sits just above the more impressive, but much...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This little chapel is the oldest structure in the Edinburgh Castle complex and dates to 1130. It is tiny and understated but worth a few moments of your time.

Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed 3 July 2018

A quaint, well preserved chapel within the Edinburgh Castle. Very interesting and historic. A must see when visiting the castle.

Thank Pitt-Duq
Reviewed 15 June 2018

It was so tiny and congested you can't really enjoy the atmosphere of visiting this chapeland the peaceful it is intended for

Thank John P
Reviewed 30 May 2018

St.Margaret's chapel is a very small chapel inside the Edinburgh castle. It is supposed to be the oldest building in Edinburgh. Well maintained place.

1  Thank DilrukshiH
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

The oldeste building in Scotland. A very tiny chaple almost on top of Edinburg Castle. It is very nice and is a "have to visit" when you are in the castle.

Thank Niels K
Reviewed 24 January 2018

What a location , very old Chapel, walking up to the chapel felt like a Celebrity! Lovely helpful staff at the Castle and sorted the wedding party out , we're we should be ect . Lovely romantic place ! The tots off Scottish whiskey warmed...More

2  Thank jmason76
Reviewed 8 January 2018

A very small chapel within the castle grounds... in all honesty there isn't much to see and it is crowded all the time, as everybody seems curious to get in. The windows aren't special, there really isn't anything special here...

Thank Ronald_jelle
Reviewed 26 December 2017

This is the oldest building within the castle and it is built on the high-point of the hilltop. It is a plain and ordinary 10x5 m room with an alter table covered by an ornately embroidered cloth. A stitched kneeling rug is spread on the...More

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Wonderful little chapel steeped in history it is a must see whilst at the castle even if you visit when castle is busy. Whilst there if you lean over the wall by the chapel you will see the little pet cemetery too.

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visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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