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lovely architecture..xx so serene.

Walked to this cathedral dating back early centuries.It was just 5 mins away from our hotel. So... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Hema B
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St George’s school used this spectacular venue for its leaver event. Plus side is a spectacular... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Ron I
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Walked to this cathedral dating back early centuries.It was just 5 mins away from our hotel. So beautiful on the inside with a huge cross of Christ similar to the Westminster Cathedral in London..

Thank Hema B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

St George’s school used this spectacular venue for its leaver event. Plus side is a spectacular venue and grounds for daughters leaving ceremony. Beautiful alter area with choir stalls and breathtaking stain glass. On the negative side long so very difficult to see and the...More

Thank Ron I
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Enjoyed the service and the convivial coffee and tea afterwards. Great place to meet locals and learn a bit of history

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Like everything else in Edinburgh, the architecture is magnificent. The inside is breathtaking and serene, and just a marvel in design.

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Reviewed 7 July 2018

I have to agree and confess that the St. Giles Cathedral on the Royal Mile is the most magnificent church of Edinburgh but then St. Mary's Cathedral at Palmerston Place has a charm of its own. I was not lucky enough to be there to...More

Thank Sachin0408
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Most visitors will just walk down Palmerston Place and gaze upon the gothic cathedral with the 3 spires - but go on in on a sunny day and look to the right as the sun floods in through the Paolozzi stained glass window. Amazing. Try...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Strolling around this beautiful part of Edinburgh, we happpened upon St Mary's Cathedral, where the service of Evensong was in full swing. We stayed for the service and enjoyed the beautiful singing of the choir and the thoughtful prayers of the priest.

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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Looking forward to visiting Edinburgh on the 14/15 July and in particular this beautiful cathedral where my daughters amazing school chapel choir will be performing during three services over the weekend. For service times refer to St Mary’s. Thoroughly recommended to all and what’s more...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2018

Sublime cathedral anchoring the West End. Attending a service really unlocks the beauty and spirit of the place. We attended Evensong when the famous choir was on half term holiday. The intimate service in a side chapel was monastic, reflective and prayerful. Quietly moving. The...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2018

It has the most beautiful architecture and Latin hymns are sung to this day. Please go for the mass. I'm surprised how few Catholics come to church.

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Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
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neighbourhoods 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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