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St. Oran's Cemetery, Isle of Iona

Categories: Cemeteries, Tourist Spots
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St. Oran's Cemetery is located in Isle of Iona. Put St. Oran's Cemetery on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Isle of Iona holiday planner.
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  • The cemetery is known as Relig Odhrain. Named after one of St Columba's followers, Odhrain or Oran, who according to the legend volunteered to be buried alive as a sacrifice to prevent the walls of th...  read more »
  • This cemetery is reputed to be the burial location for many of the kings of Norway and Scotland, including Macbeth. Whether or not this is true or not, it is certainly interesting and historical. St. ...  read more »
  • Always interesting to wander through and admire the history of what is buried here. So refreshing to see that cemeteries are respected. There was a plaque describing some of the notable people buried ...  read more »
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