St Giles' Cathedral
St Giles' Cathedral
St Giles' Cathedral

St Giles' Cathedral

Top 1% of attractions in Edinburgh
8 / 10

8 expert reviews

“The beautiful crown spire was completed in 1495... the interior lacks grandeur but is rich in history.”

– Lonely Planet

"An imposing stone edifice punctuated by stained-glass windows, St. Giles' Cathedral looms over surrounding buildings on the Royal Mile, and its spire is a dominant feature of the city's skyline."
"A brief walk downhill from Edinburgh Castle, this church - and its steeple in particular - is one of the most important architectural landmarks along the Royal Mile." Full review
"Inside the church stands a life-size statue of the Scot whose spirit still dominates the place—the great religious reformer and preacher John Knox, before whose zeal all of Scotland once trembled. " Full review
Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"This Presbyterian cathedral dates for the most part from the 15th C" Full review
Afar Magazine
"This beautiful cathedral, also known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh, is located on High Street in Edinburgh. It has beautiful stained glass windows and two memorials." Full review
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