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St Mary's RC Cathedral

Cathedral House 61 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3JD, Scotland
+44 131 556 1798
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St. Daisy

Saint Mary's RC Cathedral is located in the Newtown section OF Edingburgh, Great architecture... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LUCKY J
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New York City, New York
A nice RC church

A Gothic style building which is beautiful in a central part of downtown. Masses in Polish too... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2018
fuzessery
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Miskolc, Hungary
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Cathedral House 61 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3JD, Scotland
Broughton & Calton
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+44 131 556 1798
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Saint Mary's RC Cathedral is located in the Newtown section OF Edingburgh, Great architecture inside and out. Jolly Chriss.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

A Gothic style building which is beautiful in a central part of downtown. Masses in Polish too, that is good news to our Polish friends !

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Beautiful both outside and inside. Great atmosphere during the Sunday mass, the parishioners are very welcoming. In this church are masses both in Polish and in English language.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful, spiritual, tranquil,serene Catholic Cathedral in city centre. Popped into light a candle and say a prayer.

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

I loved I was able to wish ask for blessings lighting candles reflecting Sunday was special the last day of the year easy to many hotels for many enjoy Sunday mass

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

The building looks a bit solid and dour from the outside, but it seems bright and airy inside. It is less ornate than some catholic churches I have visited, but has some lovely carved wood on the ceiling and a rather ornate series of carvings...More

Thank Jeff1903
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

As other reviews have pointed out, there are two "St Mary's Cathedrals" in Edinburgh. This is for the Roman Catholic one. We attended a beautiful Sunday Mass today with lovely music and a simple service. What struck me was how friendly everyone was, from the...More

Thank lioyeo
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

There are, confusingly enough, two "St. Mary's" Cathedrals in Edinburgh. This review is for the Roman Catholic one near the John Lewis Department store at the far East end of Princes Street. The other is a larger Episcopal Cathedral about a mile to the west....More

Thank ElaineAndGreg
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

It has an imposing facade and it looked lovely against the early morning clear sky. The entrance is ornate with finely carved designs, both stone and wood. In front is to be seen the fine sculpture Hand by Eduardo Paolozzi. Impressive. The view along the...More

Thank permia
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

Sitting quietly and snugly on a roundabout on the road from the city to Leith, is this cathedral, you'd hardly notice it was there, there are mere churches nearby that look more grandiose than this place. Still I suppose it is worth a look.

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