Built in 1818, St John's Church stands at the west end of Princes Street , on the corner of Lothian Road. It was built by ... More
St. John's Church
Built in 1818, St John's Church stands at the west end of Princes Street , on the corner of Lothian Road. It was built by William Burn, on the site of a market garden and during the festival the church grounds still serve to host numerous little craft stalls. The neo-Gothic windows of St John's are among its most striking features, dating from the Victorian revival period of glass-making techniques. There's a range of contemporary sculpture, tapestry and painting, and a small library. If you love choral and classical music, the church holds concerts throughout the year .
Although mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086, the oldest parts of the church we now see are the 13th
century tower and 14th century spire. Until specialized university buildings were available, St Mary's was used for university meetings, ...
It's not certain that John Knox, the 16th century Reformation leader, actually died here but he might have, so there's
a museum inside this 15th century house dedicated to all things Reformatory. Find out all about John Knox's concerns ...
This is a beautifully lit, calm and pleasant venue in which to view the best in contemporary photography from Scotland
and the rest of the world. This converted bookshop is well worth a visit for photo enthusiasts. The gallery ...
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