Edinburgh is fortunate to have a plethora of places of worship within its midst, some of which have played an important part in shaping both the religious and cultural history of the city. Resident or tourist, young or old - whether you are looking for a new spiritual venue; curious to find out more about a particular religion; or keen to find out more about the history and artefacts of a specific building, there is certainly no shortage to choose from. This short guide outlines some of Edinburgh’s places of worship. We hope it will help you on your spiritual journey, or simply arouse your curiosity. Please note, due to Covid-19 restrictions, not all places of worship are currently open, or operating as normal – you are advised to check each website before visiting.