The statue of John Knox in St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland. Cast in 1904 by the sculptor James Pittendrigh MacGillivray, the statue stood outside the Cathedral for many years before being moved inside.

St Giles’ Cathedral is the historic City Church of Edinburgh. With its famed crown spire it stands near the top of the Royal Mile between Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

The Old and New Towns of Edinburgh are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Camera: Canon EOS 450D (Digital Rebel XSi in the USA)
Lens: Canon 18-55mm IS

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  • imagic
    imagicabout 3 years ago

    Great fine capture Tom..
    Greetings
    Jens.

  • Thank you kindly Jens my friend …

    – Tom Gomez

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1about 3 years ago

    beautiful Tom!

  • Thank you so much dear Cheryl …

    – Tom Gomez

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1about 3 years ago

    a brilliant capture my friend- he has such presence in this

    cheers
    maggie
    :))

  • Thank you dear Maggie, have you seen the other statue of John Knox?

    – Tom Gomez

  • Mel Brackstone
    Mel Brackstoneabout 3 years ago

    There’s a lot of Knox influence in Dunedin, in New Zealand….Beaut image, Tom!

  • Thank you s much Mel, Knox is considered the founder of Presbyterianism

    – Tom Gomez

  • Barry Norton
    Barry Nortonabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful image Tom

  • Thank you kindly Barry …

    – Tom Gomez

  • David Davies
    David Daviesabout 3 years ago

    Impressive, Tom!

  • Very much appreciated David …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Bootiewootsy
    Bootiewootsyabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful details and history,Tom…

  • Thank you so much Carol …

    – Tom Gomez

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderabout 3 years ago

    Very strong statue, captured well

  • Very much appreciated …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownabout 3 years ago

    John Knox but Tom Dis nae! Been right there Too Tom! I didn’t get a shot though the place was a tad busy & I decided to give it a miss on that visit.
    Superb Shot, excellent colours & details :o)

  • Cheers my friend …

    – Tom Gomez

  • TheBaldyMan
    TheBaldyManabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful image Tom, fantastic detail of the old firebrand.

  • Always appreciated Alex …

    – Tom Gomez

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