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Edinburgh's High Kirk.

St Giles' Cathedral in Edinburgh is better known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh (Edinburgh High Church). It is the central place of worship for the Church of Scotland in Edinburgh.

St Giles' Cathedral honours the patron saint of the city of Edinburgh. St Giles is also the patron saint of the paralyzed and of lepers, and was a very popular saint in the Middle Ages.

Located on the famous Royal Mile, which connects Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood Palace, St Giles' Cathedral was one of the main places of worship in Scotland for about 900 years.

The current building of the Cathedral of St. Giles in Edinburgh dates from the late fourteenth century, however, the building was restored in the nineteenth century. Its original steeple is a recognisable point on the urban landscape of the city of Edinburgh.



Admission prices :
- Free
There is a fee of £2 if you wish to take photos



Address
St Giles' Cathedral
St Giles' Cathedral
EH1 Edinburgh

Phone number
0044 131 225 94 42

Fax
0044 131 225 95 76

info@stgilescathedral.org.uk

Website
http://www.stgilescathedral.org.uk

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