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9 Oct 2018
“hanging cross from celing”
8 Oct 2018
“Nice church”
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Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 4BJ, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

so you enter church from street opposite what was no1 Rutland square pub got a new name now any way I digress so you go in to the church and what you see on entering is a church hanging down form ceiling there is a...More

Thank matthew p
Reviewed 9 October 2018

It is a nice church on Princes Street. Worth a quick stop if not in a hurry to see the other Edinburgh sites

Thank joycep883
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Well worth taking the time to visit this lovely Church if you are in Edinburgh. Super architecture, both external and internal.

Thank RussellEngland
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Exquisite church in the heart of Edinburgh. Bright and surprisingly Scandinavian looking interior. Gorgeous ceiling and radiant stained glass. A peaceful white light creates a deeply spiritual atmosphere. Attended evensong and must praise the brilliant choir. Their sound was beauty itself. The sermon was excellent...More

Thank Runjogslog
Reviewed 16 July 2017

A scenic approach to the church, semi-hidden behind greenery, was lovely and it looked tremendous against the blue skyline. The facade is majestically inspiring. A Celtic Cross in memory of Dean Ramsey is to be seen in the grounds. One is the most spectacular aspects...More

1  Thank permia
Reviewed 25 March 2017

It is in one of the corners of the Princess Street Gardens - the building is wonderful and you can participate in one of the services if you want.

Thank FabyAoki
Reviewed 31 January 2017

One thing I really loved about Edinburgh on my last visit was the architecture and old charm of the city. This church just added to that feeling around the way, I took a walk up Calton hill while I was here, and enjoyed the cities...More

1  Thank Theycallitmadness
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The Church of St John the Evangelist is worth the visit just for the beautiful architecture of the building. Take a good look at the structure especially the wonderful stained glass windows.

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The beautiful Scottish Anglican church is located at the west end of Princes street and is beside the ancient St Cuthberts Presbyterian church. This lovely regency church was dedicated in 1818 and has a spectacular ceiling of faux plaster Gothic groins modeled on the Henry...More

Thank DohaInternational
Reviewed 24 August 2016

My wife and I were staying at the Waldorf Astoria Caledonian in August. The hotel had assigned us to a castle-view room. Looking out our window, we could plainly see the castle and St. John the Evangelist Church. The church's architecture was beautiful and intriguing,...More

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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
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