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St Andrews Cathedral
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St Andrews and The Villages of Fife Day Trip from Edinburgh
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Owner description: The remains of St Andrews Cathedral, which was Scotland’s largest cathedral and most magnificent church, show how impressive it used to be. The museum houses an outstanding collection of early and later medieval sculptures and other relics found on the site, including the magnificent St Andrews Sarcophagus of Pictish date. The precinct walls are particularly well preserved. St Rule's Tower, in the precinct, is part of the first church of the Augustinian canons at St Andrews built in the early 12th century. There are splendid views from the top. Joint ticket available with St Andrews Castle - Adult £9 Child £5.40 Concession £7
Reviewed 2 July 2014

We enjoyed visiting the ruins of the Cathedral. There is really not very much left, but it is impressive to see all the tombstones. The visitor center had a lovely display and some beautiful carved stones. You can also get tokens for the tower, which you can climb (tall narrow spiral staircase) and see the most amazing views of St. Andrews! A must visit! And get a joint ticket to explore the Castle as well!!

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Reviewed 30 June 2014

We spent one morning touring the museum and the grounds of the old Cathedral. The history is amazing and we really enjoyed walking around the grounds and the cemetery.

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Reviewed 22 June 2014

A place with heaps of historic story! Great architecture for those who love old buildings architecture!

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Reviewed 20 June 2014

We spent over an hour just walking around and enjoying the grounds here this morning.
The ruins of the once massive cathedral are extremely well preserved amongst the hundreds of tombstones on site.
It's a very peaceful place in a beautiful area, just seconds away from the castle. You can get a ticket that covers entry to both.
You can also walk up St Rule's tower at the cathedral site, if you're not claustrophobic - the view from the top is phenomenal.

Thank Myles D
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

Sometimes it becomes pretty obvious that we should take our time, and understand what we're looking at. Even if you know nothing of the Cathedral and surroundings the beauty and peace are amazing, but knowing the history just makes it so much better. True, there's nothing simple about Scottish history, but there is so much direct contact with history here, that it makes one really feel that there is so much more to life than the things we see every day. Reading the plaques and speaking to the friendly and helpful local people brings a feeling of closeness with life hundreds of years ago. I loved it!

Thank Jim F
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