St Andrews is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make St Andrews one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. St Andrews is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in St Andrews or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of St Andrews. Explore the historical monuments of St Andrews with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this St Andrews guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in St Andrews page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of St Andrews.
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The Scores, St Andrews KY16 9AR, UK
09:30 am - 05:30 pm
Dating back to the 12th century during the times of Bishop Roger, the castle was originally a place where the Archbishops of St Andrews lived. During the 15th century, the Castle was also used as a prison.
Toady, the ruins that overlook the North Sea offer a picturesque site of the rocky castle. A walk here amidst the green grounds, has a charm of ...
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17 The Links, St Andrews KY16 9JE, United Kingdom
12:01 am - 12:00 am
A famous bridge in the St. Andrews links, the Swilken Bridge is located on the 18th hole of the Old Course. Its magic lies in the history of the Home of Golf where many legends have played memorable games.
The small stone bridge adds a subtle yet beautiful aspect to the fine greenery all around and was built 700 years back as a bridge for shepherds...
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The Pends, St. Andrews, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9QL, UK
09:30 am - 05:30 pm
Dating back to at least 8th century, the St Andrews Cathedral is Scotland’s largest and most beautiful medieval church. The church museum has a collection of medieval sculptures, relics and Sarcophagus of the Patron Saint dating back to the age of Picts (a Tribal population that lived during the Late Iron Age and Early Medieval period).
The Martyrs' Monument overlooks the famous Old Course and the West Sands and was built to pay tribute to the people who lost their lives during the protest in the city between 1520 and 1560.
The protest of the 16th century plays a major role in the reformation in Scotland. The monument bears the names of 4 of the protestants and gives you detailed ...