Visit to the Iona Abbey – Scotland

Iona Abbey is located in the Inner Hebrides Islands on the Isle of Iona on the west side of Scotland.  It is one of Scotland’s most historic and sacred sites, well worth seeing.  It is very peaceful and beautiful.  For more history on the buildings and crosses read here.

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 St. John’s Cross

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 Right behind the St. John’s cross is the St. Columba’s Shrine

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Inside St. Columba’s Shrine

 

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 Here are some views inside the abbey.

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I enjoyed this tour of Iona and Mull the best of all my sightseeing here in Scotland.  Here is a view of the Forth Bridge and building of the new one on our way home.

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