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"St Giles Cathedral" St Giles' Cathedral Tip by Tom_Fields

St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh: 49 reviews and 113 photos

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The spire of this medieval cathedral is one of the most distinctive of any church. Named for a 7th century hermit who lived in France, it was consecrated in 1243. It contains hundreds of memorials to distinguished Scots, and is known for its beautiful stained glass windows.

Address: St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh, EH1 1RE
Directions: On the Royal Mile, a short distance from the Castle. As you go from the Castle, it's on the right side of the street.
othercontact: Fax: 44 (0)131 220 4763
Phone: 44 (0)131 225 9442
Website: http://www.stgilescathedral.org.uk/

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Mar 20, 2006
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