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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
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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
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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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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 3 days ago NEW 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 4 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Good for families and all ages? The visitor center is a nice addition... offering a gift shop, bathrooms, indoor meeting space to gather after all have walked the grounds of the chapel and the interior while enjoying cafe like bites and coffees. Things I liked about the chapel... the carvings so intricate and layered in references(able to get very close),... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the route#37from North bridge and were at the Chapel in 50 mins.Entrance fee as about 9 GBP and there is a lecture every hour on the hour which is most informative. With close to 200,000 visiting every year this is a good day outing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Without a doubt its fascinating Chapel, beautiful carvings and full of history. If its quiet enough you could quite happily spend hours looking around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in to history, heroes and mystery, this is really a day trip worth while. Our guide and driver, Al, was very knowledgeable about Scottish history, legends and legacies as well as an excellent story-teller. We got more than full value for money with loads of historical facts and stories, while we went around the South of Scotland... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have always wanted to visit Rosslyn Chapel as I have a great interest in the Knights Templar. It was much, much better than even I had anticipated. The guides are extremely knowledgeable & friendly. Time spent in studying the exterior as well as the interior will reveal many surprises. Visit the cafe too, excellent soup!!

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