on June 28, 2000
It's actually a relatively small cathedral by comparison, although its Spire stands out in the Old Town. It was Edinburgh's parish church and there has been a church there since well before the 10th century. One of its claims to fame is that John Knox (head of the Scottish reformation) was once a minister here. There are guided tours available but you can also buy a small souvenir guide which will take you through the church. There is a notable chapel within this cathedral which houses beautiful heraldic stained-glass windows. Admission is free but is expected that you'll contribute a small donation. Note: the Mercat Cross is just in front of this Cathedral.
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