The Irish missionary St. Columba established a monastery on the island of Iona in 563 AD, from which Celtic Christianity spread throughout Scotland. Today it hosts the ecumenical Iona Community.

Facts & Stats on Iona Abbey

Go Historic ID
318738
Names
Iona Abbey
Dates
563; c.1200; 1938

Visitor & Contact Information

Address

Iona, Scotland
PA76 6SQ
Contact
01681 700 512

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Iona Abbey - Iona, Scotland