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Greyfriars Burial Ground

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Tay Street, Perth, Scotland
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Cool to take a look but not a must do

Cute area and nice to walk around. Wouldn't say it's a "must do" but pop your head in if you have... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Elyse D
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Dunedin, New Zealand
No Greyfriars Bobby

Sorry to disappoint you Yvonne but no Greyfriars Bobby here. He's buried in Edinburgh in Greyfriars... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
john f
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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27 Oct 2017
“Old Graveyard in Perth”
14 Sep 2017
“eerie”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Tay Street, Perth, Scotland
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Cute area and nice to walk around. Wouldn't say it's a "must do" but pop your head in if you have time. Nice to walk along the waterfront also.

Thank Elyse D
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Sorry to disappoint you Yvonne but no Greyfriars Bobby here. He's buried in Edinburgh in Greyfriars Kirk cemetery along with his owner. Seems like your guided tour was not worth the money. Nevertheless a interesting cemetery but I couldn't find anyone famous.

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Happy to go back again and again and it cost nothing, it’s tucked away in Perth town centre and I came across it be accident,take the time and go take a look

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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

My first impression upon entering the cemetery was; 'why doesn't someone cut the grass?' Apparently, according to an information sign, it is purposely kept wild so the many living creatures can have a natural environment to thrive (ie: birds, insects, etc.). The numerous headstones are...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Had just looked at church near to this graveyard and as never been before thought would look around. The graves that looked at went back to the sixteenth century must go back again to see if can find graves of famous Scots from history.

Thank Alan D
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

The graveyard is like many other older forgotton grave yards but go to the back and the grave stones are unlike anything I have ever seen. Wrth a look if passing

Thank Janine M
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

I had watched the film of grey friars Bobby sometime ago, to be able to visit the monument was very moving for me, I can see why dogs became man's best friend the graveyard was great to walk around the guided tours are worth the...More

Thank yvonne o
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

The Grounds of this graveyard were once the Monastery(1460) of the Franciscan or Grey Friars converted for use as a burial ground in 1580. There are a host of highly decorated head stones the oldest being 1650 . The cemetery is a spacious rectangle with...More

Thank craigluscar
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