Knight's gravestone, St Columba's Isle, Isle of Skye, Scotland

See the home of the Knights Templar. Temple Church was constructed in the 12th century by the Knights Templar – a powerful order of crusading monks made famous by Dan Brown in The Da Vinci Code. The building was originally used for Templar initiation ceremonies, and today, visitors can see marble effigies of medieval knights buried on the grounds.

Medieval knight found underneath a parking lot in Edinburgh

Crusaders grave, Kilmuir cemetary on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. Part of the Britain Express Travel and Heritage Picture Library, Scotland col...

Knight Templar Gravestone, La Couvertoirade, France

Greyfriar Cemetery, Edinburgh. Probably the world’s most dangerous graveyard, Greyfriar is so renowned for its violent paranormal activity that it was made inaccessible to tourists.

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old gravestone

The Fairy Glen, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Tobermory Cross - Isle of Mull, Scotland – Celebrate Faith

Dunbeag broch Iron Age settlement, looking toward Isle Ornsay, Isle of Skye, Scotland

William Wallace

Iona Abbey, Scotland - Duncan, the Scottish king murdered by Macbeth in 1140, is reputed to be buried here as well as 47 other Scottish kings and saints

"Cursing Stone" - A Bullaun stone found on the Isle of Canna. Scotland's first known example of this type of stone, dating from c.800AD.

Iona Abbey is one of the oldest and most important religious centres in Western Europe. Located on the island of Iona, the abbey was a focal point for the spread of Christianity throughout Scotland.

Tomb of Robert the Bruce.

Callanish Standing Stones - Isle of Lewis

The Auld Kirk, Alloway, Scotland. This ruined kirkyard is near Burns Cottage and is the setting for the Burns' poem, "Tam o'Shanter".

Scottish gravestone, Holy Rood Stirlingshire. Photo credit: © R.P. McIntosh 2009

Greyfriars Kirkyard, Edinburgh

Rapunzel, Rapunzel.... How beautiful!