Beautiful place to visit lot's to see and learn free to enter but put some money in the box. Well worth a visit
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After having spent a good while looking at the beautiful details of St Magnus Cathedral, we booked to go on the tour of the upper levels of the tower and steeple. Our guide had an excellent knowledge of and passion for the history of the...More
Cathedrals in Northern Europe are massive, filled with plaques and statues of humans, saints and not so saintly humans at times. The atmosphere of ages past is evident . There were no guides and the written guide was thin. It was well worth a hour...More
amazing building in Kirkwall twn centre beautiful streets and the cathederal is unreal,it is a must see if visiting the twn
St Magnus is an imposing and magnificent building in the heart of Kirkwall. Built in the 1100s, it has been added to and restored but retains its Romanesque charm. It is also the only church not owned by the Church, but belongs to the people...More
We chose a wet day to visit the Kirkwall attractions as these are mostly inside. A large cruise ship was also in so it was full - compare it to St Paul's or the Vatican. Not quite as spectacular but very near and a must...More
Such a beautiful, old church with a welcoming entrance. We walked in as we passed by and were fascinated with the external age, wonderful interior and ready information. Awe inspiring.
Definitely worth an hour or two especially if you follow their guide and look for the great variety within the Cathedral.