St John's Kirk (Perth)

[St John's Kirk]

The rosy bricks of St John's Kirk form a natural hub for the east side of central Perth. St John's isn't quite the largest place of worship in the city, but it is the oldest still standing: the choir, transepts and nave were all complete by the end of the 15th century, with the tower soon to follow. Today's building is a large and welcoming one, with leaflets available to guide you around the main features of the interior; don't miss the several stained glass windows, the mason marks on some of the central pillars, or the flag-carrying Agnus Dei (which also appears on Perth's coat of arms) on the ceiling of the crossing.

[St John's Kirk]

📌 St John's Kirk (Perth) ★★☆☆☆
Location: St John's Place, 5-min walk east of Perth city centre, G.R.: NO 119235 ///margin.speaks.feel
Open (2018): Monday to Saturday, May to September; limited hours for rest of year
Cost: Free

[St John's Kirk]

[St John's Kirk]

[St John's Kirk]

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