Canongate Kirk

Type: Historic Sites, Religious Sites

Map / Directions 10Best Says

In 1688 King James VII of Scotland (also King James II of England) ordered the construction of the Kirk of the Canongate and it was completed in 1691. Residents nearby had been using the Abbey Church...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Apr - Oct  Daily 9:30am-6pm
  • Nov - Mar  Daily 10am-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Historic Sites: "Visitors are welcome to join worship on Sundays at 10AM."
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: The Canongate kirk is a beautiful building, steeped in the history of the city of Edinburgh

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