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The Earl's Palace, Kirkwall
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This is a great building with fantastic history. Worth visiting in conjunction with the other close by historic buildings of the Bishops Palace(same entrance ticket) and the cathedral ( free to the ma... read more »
Der ehem.Palast ist unmittelbar im Zentrum bei der Kathedrale gelegen. Ruinen haben etwas mystisches und romantisches in ihren Mauern.Die Architektur mit ihren Bögen und Erkern sowie Vorbauten dieser ... read more »The former Palace is located in the Centre at the Cathedral. Ruins have something mystical and romantic in their Mauern.Die architecture with its arches and I find admirable Bay Windows as well as stems this time. Last but not least, when you consider that still no construction cranes or modern lifting devices have existed at that time. Of course, as usually in such large impressive buildings or ruins, the poor, exploited population here has done Frohndienste. However, is and remains a cultural-historical monument, which is worth a visit of the Palace. I actually admire not the 'bare stone', but the intelligence of the Builder and how have already told people, this work diaphoretic and often involuntarily done that.show original
This attraction is worth a visit. Although it is a ruin the areas of the palace are well marked and many architectural aspects are preserved.
This is a lovely ruin, there are many rooms to explore and the grounds are lovely. The price is a little high.
Really interesting a bit pricey
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