The Kirk of St Nicholas is in the heart of Aberdeen on Union Street it is also the City Councils church and once a year they hold the Kirkin of the Council service where the counselors process from the City Chambers in their robes preceded by a pipe band well worth a look then attend the church for the service.
This was another surprise as we wandered through Aberdeen. The shops, restaurants and clubs are vibrant and beautiful and anyone who asks "why Aberdeen" hasn't taken the time to explore. We're going back tomorrow to go inside but even the cemetery with graves from the 1600's is majestic and inspiring. Walking through the gates is something I'll remember for a... 更多
We were only able to read the history and walk through the cemetery as a service was going on at the time. The information on the placard outside the church was extremely interesting. I'm only sorry that we were not able to view the interior.
We only visited the churchyard and not the church early one Sunday morning. It was interesting to read the memorials and gravestones.From what I could gather you needed to be quite well to do to be buried here. Very interesting social history.
Kirk of St|Nicholas is located on Union Street, Aberdeen and is surrounded by extremely well maintained grassy area churchyard. The first mention of a church on this site is in 1154. Housed within the church are a series of tapestries by Mary Jamieson. The church is open to visitors from June - September, Monday-Friday between 12 and 3 pm. A... 更多
Much of the church is under excavation but there two beautiful chapels. Only open weekdays 12-4. Free. Quiet. Large lovely old cemetery. Right in the center of town.
Tranquil graveyard right in the heart of Aberdeen adjoining the main thoroughfare of Union Street. It is a very old... 更多
It is very sad that this lovely church is closed a lot of the time. It has so many interesting... 更多