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Cute little parish with niace ambiance and very welcoming staff

We visited the church on October, a quick visit. It's a lovely temple, quiet and tidy, nice to take... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
Rosario, Argentina
A serene oasis

St Patrick's Church is a Roman Catholic Parish church in the Cowgate part of Edinburgh’s Old Town... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Bob K
Fairfax, Virginia
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29 Mar 2018
“Cute little parish with niace ambiance and very welcoming staff”
5 Aug 2018
“Parish Church of Venerable Margaret Sinclair”
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Venerable Margret Sinclair was baptized at St Patrick's Church in 1900. This beautiful church now has a Shrine to her and exhibits of her life. Our pilgrimage group was blessed to have mass at St Patrick's. It is bright, open and well-lit, modest but still...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

This is a quiet place of peace. This is the place of Edinburgh's saint to be I am not a religious person as such but this space is more than religious there is a particular spirituality.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

We visited the church on October, a quick visit. It's a lovely temple, quiet and tidy, nice to take a couple of minutes and thank our Lord for all the goodness we receive each day. Staff was polite and welcoming, the priest was nicely attending...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

St Patrick's Church is a Roman Catholic Parish church in the Cowgate part of Edinburgh’s Old Town off the Royal Mile built from 1771 to 1774. It was originally a place of worship for the Scottish Episcopal Church. The Scottish Episcopal Church commissioned Alexander Runciman...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

i was delighted to find this church close by our hotel when we were on vacation in Edinburgh. I attended the vigil on saturday. a peaceful place full of nice people. the architecture & intrior are both nice. there's a shrine of St Patrick &...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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