Like all religious buildings it is somber and thought provoking as you walk round and reflect that the building has been there for hundreds of years and had seen some terrible... read more
St Giles’ Cathedral is the historic City Church of Edinburgh. With its...
St Giles’ Cathedral is the historic City Church of Edinburgh. With its famed crown spire it stands on the Royal Mile between Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Also known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh, it is the Mother Church of Presbyterianism and contains the Chapel of the Order of the Thistle (Scotland’s chivalric company of knights headed by the Queen).
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