St Machar's Cathedral

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  • Address: The Chanonry | Old Aberdeen, AberdeenAB24 1RQ, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +44-1224485988
  • Time Required: 00:45 Mins
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture , Cathedral

Located in the old town region of Aberdeen, St. Machar’s Cathedral is a Presbyterian church without any bishop or cathedrals. Technically, this church is not a cathedral but is often referred as that. Due to this distinction, this church has often been considered as one of the reason in the past to have caused a serious conflict where Scotland, England and Ireland got involved. The present building you see now dates back to early 15th century and it is famous for its heraldic ceiling. Its architectural design follows the style of the earliest renaissance buildings of Scotland with certain influence of Tuscany’s architecture.

The church is open throughout the year. Whether you are a religious person or not you can spend few minutes in the calm ambience of the church, leave a prayer on the prayer tree and light a votive candle.

St Machar's Cathedral Travel Tips

  • The church is accessible for disabled people.
  • Be decently dressed.
  • Maintain tranquility within the church.
  • Entry is free.

St Machar's Cathedral Hours

Normal office hours

  • 9:30am – 12:3pm (Monday to Friday)

How to Reach St Machar's Cathedral

  • Bus no. 19 and get off at Peterculter

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  • St Machar's Cathedral Address: The Chanonry | Old Aberdeen, AberdeenAB24 1RQ, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • St Machar's Cathedral Contact Number: +44-1224485988
  • St Machar's Cathedral Timing: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm
  • Best time to visit St Machar's Cathedral(preferred time): 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit St Machar's Cathedral: 00:45 Mins
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  • 43.7% of people who visit Aberdeen include St Machar's Cathedral in their plan

  • 51.38% of people start their St Machar's Cathedral visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see St Machar's Cathedral

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

94.04% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting St Machar's Cathedral

People normally club together Balmedie Beach and David Welch Winter Gardens while planning their visit to St Machar's Cathedral.

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