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Rosslyn Chapel

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Address: 1 Chapel Loan | Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin, Roslin EH25 9PT, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 131 440 2159
09:30 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:45
Mon - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

Rosslyn Chapel, dating back to 1446, is just seven miles from Edinburgh...

Rosslyn Chapel, dating back to 1446, is just seven miles from Edinburgh city centre and is open to visitors all year. The Chapel's setting and the mysterious symbolism of its ornate stonework have attracted and intrigued visitors for generations. A starring role in The Da Vinci Code propelled it into the international spotlight. There are countless theories, myths and legends associated with the Chapel and our tour guides will be able to tell you more about these, and the building's history, when you visit. Please note that photography inside the Chapel is not allowed but there are no restrictions on outside photography. New visitor centre with touch-screen technology, letting you see the carvings close up; gift shop and good coffee shop. Full details of how to get here and what to see and do is on our website.

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Please read about the architecture before you go, and accept that you cannot use a camera inside. This is possibly the most spectacular little architectural gem you might come... read more

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Wick, United Kingdom
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Wick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Please read about the architecture before you go, and accept that you cannot use a camera inside. This is possibly the most spectacular little architectural gem you might come across in your life. Respect the grounds, learn all you can, and soak it up!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth visiting if you love medieval chapels and/or the Davinci Code, but it seems a bit over priced at £9. That being said, I visited before the renovations and can see that they have put a lot of work into it, so that probably explains the high price. Still, we only spent an hour here so I wouldn't say... More 

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Ian G, Director at Rosslyn Chapel, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and for posting your review. Rosslyn Chapel is managed by Rosslyn Chapel Trust, which is a registered charity and so operates on a not-for-profit basis. We have undertaken extensive conservation work and that was only possible thanks to income from visitors. For the benefit of other travellers, tickets are £9 for adults, £7 for concessions and accompanied... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Rosslyn Chapel is highly recommended. Its beautiful inside and out. There was a talk while we were there which was both interesting and informative. There are so many hidden gems and interesting stories of the history of the building.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is not grand, it is not massive but believe me when I say it is BEAUTIFUL. It is a chapel steeped in history but for me the most incredible element of it is most certainly its incredible beauty. The stone work and masonry is worth a visit in its own right however the dramatic backdrop, friendly staff and fascinating... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A beautiful piece of architecture. This is a unique church. The ornate carvings will keep you looking around for hours. Every time know people who visit Edinburgh, we recommend a visit here. It doesn't disappoint. On our must have list of recommendations for a trip to Edinburgh.

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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Because of Dan Brown and the Da Vinci Code this place is phenomenally busy. The carpark was full when we arrived at 11am including 3 coaches – good for business. The shop was doing a good trade and the money they earn is used to restore the building, so that's a good thing. The chapel itself was really interesting but... More 

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Ballachulish, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very modern centre with cafe & shop with interesting displays. The construction video is very well done. The chapel is beautiful. I'd have loved a couple of photos though. Price wise it's at the upper range of acceptable but still worthwhile and nice to be out of Edinburgh too.

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the attraction I liked the most in Scotland. Not crowded, located in the outskirts of Edinburgh and surrounded by a pictoresque scenery. Friendly staff. Get acquainted with William, please.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister and I visited here on Sunday 27th November and it was just the most beautiful chapel I've ever seen. We bought our tickets on arrival and at £9 each I thought this was a little steep however by the end of our visit I would of payed twice this and still been happy. The two ladies at the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The privately owned Rosslyn Chapel came to prominence after being featured in Dan Brown's 'The Da Vinci Code', however it deserves more appreciation than such notoriety bestows. It is stunningly intricate in detail both inside and out (but more so inside). Excellent information boards direct your attention to details you may otherwise miss. Photography inside the chapel is not allowed,... More 

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