Islands of Orkney, Scotland. Kirkwall’s Bishops Palace, with the spire of St Magnus Cathedral in the background.

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Islands of Orkney, Scotland. Kirkwall’s Bishops Palace, with the spire of St Magnus Cathedral in the background.
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Islands of Orkney, Scotland. Picturesque view of Kirkwall’s Bishops Palace, with the spire of St Magnus Cathedral in the background. Situated adjacent to St Magnus Cathedral, the Bishops Palace dates from the 12th century. Constructed around the same period as the cathedral, the palace was originally built for St Magnus Cathedral’s first bishop, William the Old. The property is now managed by Historic Scotland and is open to visitors at specified times.
Location: UK, Scotland, Orkney Islands, Kirkwall