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St Machar's Cathedral

Chanonry | Old Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 1RQ, Scotland
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St.Machar's is a quaint gem!

St.Machar's is a quaint gem of a cathedral with a beautiful surrounding graveyard. It is located... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Well worth a visit

I'm not a religious person, but still found the cathedral an interesting place. Nice welcome and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Chanonry | Old Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 1RQ, Scotland

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Reviewed yesterday

St.Machar's is a quaint gem of a cathedral with a beautiful surrounding graveyard. It is located off of a quirky street (so it can be a bit difficult to park) but it is worth it. The churchyard has graves from about 1800- current times, and...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I'm not a religious person, but still found the cathedral an interesting place. Nice welcome and brief introduction explaining the coat of arms. An opera singer was rehearsing at the time,giving a beautiful sound whilst walking around. Beautiful park and gardens to the rear

Thank Coolhandluc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St Machar's Cathedral is situated in the Chanonry, Old Aberdeen. This magnificent church has had a presence on it's site since the 8th Century. Of particular note is the unique heraldic ceiling with the Coat of Arms of the Rulers in Europe alongside the Saints...More

Thank Devanha99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the trip from the city center! Especially if you go through the King's College Campus. Be sure to take in the cemetery in the courtyard. Once inside hold your eyes up to the magnificent ceiling from the 15th century with all the european...More

Thank BeatrizFM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this cathedral is magnificent, my sister got married here, it's absolutely beautiful inside and outside

Thank smunr
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Had read about this being the oldest granite Cathedral so had to pay a visit when in the area. It was nice to look around it and then have a wander in the gardens situated behind the Cathedral.

Thank RiceNI
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We called by this Cathedral, which was a short walk from the University Campus. It was full of history going back to 1400, with information displayed appropriately around the church. Well worth a visit.

Thank wonderfree41
Reviewed 15 April 2017

it is lovely to pop in here, away from the busy town centre, and enjoy the peace and quiet. There is plenty of history told around the building and outside in the gardens

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 13 April 2017

a beautiful place to visit in a quiet location ,inside of cathederal it is a place of beautiful arcticture

Thank dalzer2015
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit. Lovely cathedral with a churchyard filled with gravestones and memorials. It's fascinating walking around and reading all the inscriptions, some heartbreaking. There's plenty to read inside the cathedral about the history and the future plans for how it could look in...More

Thank Phoenixm34
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