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Canongate Church
153 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BR Route Planner
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Jun-end Sep: 10.30am-4.30pm

Description

Canongate Kirk was built in 1688 for the congregation that King James VII moved from Holyroodhouse Abbey. Above the Flamboyant south façade, note the stag's head bearing a cross, a reminder of the legend of the founding of Holyrood Abbey. In the cemetery there are a few funerary monuments of prominent figures, such as Adam Smith.

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