Here are some images of an Iona Tour undertaken 2007. This is an iconic site and well worth a visit. The island is about three miles long and one mile wide.St. Columba arrived here in AD 563 and established a monastery and then proceeded to convert pagan Scotland to Christianity. Now in a emote location but in Columba’s day located on a busy water way -the only way to travel.

Here are images of the present Abbey, which dates form 1200 AD.

This is an interesting feature from a carved (Pictish?) grave marker.

Inside of the Abbey
External view of the Abbey.
The Nunnery.
We had a good day. Visit Iona and other Scottish islands with Catswhiskerstours.

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