This beautiful stone-built church, Canongate Kirk is the Parish Church of the Canongate as well as the Kirk of Holyroodhouse ... More
This beautiful stone-built church, Canongate Kirk is the Parish Church of the Canongate as well as the Kirk of Holyroodhouse Palace .It is therefore the place of worship of the Royal family when they are in residence. It was built by the order of James VII in 1688 and is well worth visiting in order to admire its exquisite architecture and to soak up some of the Royal Mile's infectious atmosphere. Visitors can also walk around the pleasant graveyard, where such luminaries as the economist Adam Smith and the master-mind behind the New Town developments, Lord Provost George Drummond are buried. David Rizzio, the murdered Secretary of Mary Queen of Scots, also rests here. There are occasional classical music concerts staged in the kirk, including choral recitals by the Edinburgh University Renaissance Singers - phone for the latest details.
You can enjoy watching the skilled print makers at work here while studying the history of an art which has
a long tradition in Scotland. Screen prints, lithographs and etchings all feature in this workshop. Visitors at Edinburgh Printmakers ...
Edinburgh Castle is Edinburgh's best known and most popular attraction and one of the most visited ancient monuments in Great
Britain. It has breathtaking views of Edinburgh and tons to interest young and old alike the Great Hall and ...
This center is easy to find and offers a comprehensive ticketing service for major theaters, Scottish evenings, walking tours, coach
tours, coach travel and entry passes. There's a handy Bureau de Change on site so you can change your ...