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#14 of 206 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
A relatively easier hike than Arthurs Seat this is a wonderful place to watch a sunset, admiring aerial views of Edinburgh from near the observatory and views far out to Leith and the sea from the terrace gardens.
James had photo insight, and unique locations from which to capture the best views of several of the monuments, as well as providing lots of historical knowledge about the various sights, and even some Scottish le...
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#38 of 206 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
Well worth the climb up Calton Hill for the outstanding panoramic view .The monument was completed in 1816.It stands 105 ft high, and has 143 steps to the top viewing area Built to a design of an upturned telescop...
A 360 degree view of Edinburgh is seen even the outline of The Forth Rail and the New South Ferry Bridges can be seen in the distance plus so many landmarks that make up this historic city.
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#39 of 206 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
A bit of a climb, but in the park you have other monuments, too, as well as cafes (seasonal, it seems) - and really beautiful views!
The small climb from the eastern end of Princes street is well worth it just for the view but the monuments at the top of Calton Hill are also very interesting.
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#59 of 206 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
Has amazing views and really interesting history with incredible burial structures.
It is also the site of the Political Martyrs' Monument, an obelisk erected to the memory of a number of political reformers, and Scotland's American Civil War Memorial.
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#61 of 206 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
Sherlock faces the hill with views of the castle.
#88 of 206 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
#89 of 206 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
What a brilliant place for a monument to such a great man, the views are phenomenal!
This elegant classical monument is a key visual landmark and sits at the top of Calton Hill.
#90 of 206 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
The view along the nave towards the high altar is breathtaking.
#95 of 206 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
A tollbooth (prison) stood on the site (where the heart is now), where executions used to take place.
#106 of 206 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
... that is the panorama of the fine city of Edinburgh, St Paul's and St George's Church, which is pretty close to the bottom of the hill, completes the view and seem to blend in with the ambiance of the fine city.
#110 of 206 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
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#144 of 206 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
#192 of 206 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh