Edinburgh, Scotland Photos

The city of Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland. Its several historic districts comprise the Royal Mile which runs along an elevated ridge from Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood Palace; the New Town built in Georgian style which one of the world's first planned cities; and other surrounding castles. The town is noted for its many museums.

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Royal Mile, Edinburgh Memorial statue to Walter Francis Montegu Douglas Scott, 5th Duke of Buccleuch & 7th Duke of Queensberry. Edinburgh, Scotland Well head in front of John Knox House. Edinburgh, Scotland Sidewalk level of Royal Mile facade of Scottish Parliament. Edinburgh, Scotland
New Town, Edinburgh Entrance clock tower of Balmoral Hotel. Edinburgh, Scotland Gothic structure of Scott Monument. Edinburgh, Scotland 37 Rose Street Robertsons bar & office building. Edinburgh, Scotland
All Museums of Edinburgh The People's Story Museum in Canongate Tollbooth. Edinburgh, Scotland Dorothea Hannah portrait by James McIntosh Patrick at Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Edinburgh, Scotland Our Dynamic Earth fabric membrane stretched over steel skeleton seen against Salisbury Crags volcanic formation. Edinburgh, Scotland
Edinburgh Castle Edinburgh Castle seen from New Town. Edinburgh, Scotland National War Museum, Edinburgh Castle Thin Red Line depicting 93rd Highlanders at Crimean War battle of Balaclava in 1854 painting by Robert Gibb at National War Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland
National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh National Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland National Gallery of Scotland, Scottish Arts Reverend Robert Walker Skating on Duddingston Loch painting by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland
National Portrait Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh Sculpted facade of National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Mary Queen of Scots portrait after François Clouet at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Charles Rennie Mackintosh portrait by Francis Henry Newbery, director of Renfrew St. school which Mackintosh designed at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland
National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh National Museum of Scotland new wing. Edinburgh, Scotland First structure of National Museum of Scotland inspired by London's Crystal Palace & opened as Edinburgh Museum of Science & Art. Edinburgh, Scotland Bronze pony cap found in bog near Torrs at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland
Georgian House Museum, Edinburgh Row of Georgian-style classical houses along north side of Charlotte Square built by individuals to unified symmetrical design. Edinburgh, Scotland Paintings & Georgian decorations in drawing room at Georgian House museum. Edinburgh, Scotland Portrait of a lady by Allan Ramsay at Georgian House museum. Edinburgh, Scotland
Museum of Edinburgh Museum of Edinburgh in heritage buildings on Royal Mile around Bakehouse Close. Edinburgh, Scotland Lobster-tail helmet type used by Scottish soldiers during Covenanting Wars at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland Views of Great Fire of Edinburgh lithograph by William Turner of London at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland
Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh Holyrood Palace wing built under Charles II with crowned clock tower over doorway. Edinburgh, Scotland Upper details of Holyrood Palace fountain. Edinburgh, Scotland Entrance doors at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland
Edinburgh Shop Windows Pastries in bakery shop window. Edinburgh, Scotland Scottish formal dress in shop window. Edinburgh, Scotland Cigar store Indian & shop. Edinburgh, Scotland
Dean Village, Edinburgh Water of Leith scenery in Dean Village. Edinburgh, Scotland Courtyard of flats in Well Court in Dean Village. Edinburgh, Scotland Foxgloves in Dean Village. Edinburgh, Scotland
Calton Hill, Edinburgh Monuments of Calton Hill over glass skylights of Waverly rail station. Edinburgh, Scotland National Monument in form of Greek Temple on Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland Nelson's Monument on Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia, Leith Bow of Royal Yacht Britannia in Leith harbor. Edinburgh, Scotland Sun lounge off Verandah deck on Royal Yacht Britannia. Edinburgh, Scotland State Dining Room on Royal Yacht Britannia. Edinburgh, Scotland
Leith, Edinburgh Queen Victoria statue marks her visit to harbor of Leith in town square on New Kirkgate St. Edinburgh, Scotland Cable laying ships at Leith harbor. Edinburgh, Scotland
National Museum of Flight East Fortune airfield fire station at National Museum of Flight. East Fortune, Scotland Nose of Avro Vulcan B.2A bomber at National Museum of Flight. East Fortune, Scotland Nose section of Concorde at National Museum of Flight. East Fortune, Scotland
Firth of Forth Bridges, South Queensferry Steel span detail of Firth of Forth rail bridge. Queensferry, Scotland Queensferry Crossing Bridge & Forth Road Bridge & Firth of Forth rail bridge. Queensferry, Scotland Village of Queensferry. Queensferry, Scotland
Falkirk Wheel Falkirk Wheel joins Forth & Clyde Canal with Union Canal. Falkirk, Scotland Falkirk Wheel rotates boats between elevated & lower level canal while keeping tubs in which boats float level. Falkirk, Scotland Classic British canal boats docked near Falkirk Wheel. Falkirk, Scotland
Hopetoun House, South Queensferry, Edinburgh Central neoclassical building of Hopetoun House. Queensferry, Scotland Mahogany dining table in State Dining Room at Hopetoun House. Queensferry, Scotland Chimney Piece , gilt mirror in Yellow Drawing Room at Hopetoun House. Queensferry, Scotland
Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh Lauriston Castle run as a house museum by the City of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland Oak Room, William Robert Reid's study, in tower at Lauriston Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland Reversible reading chair in library at Lauriston Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland
Linlithgow Palace Carved hexagonal fountain in courtyard of Linlithgow Palace. Linlithgow, Scotland Stag with wings on Linlithgow Palace fountain. Linlithgow, Scotland Carved niches over portal in courtyard of Linlithgow Palace. Linlithgow, Scotland
St. Michael Church, Linlithgow St. Michael Church spire added to tower. Linlithgow, Scotland Stained glass window at St. Michael Church. Linlithgow, Scotland
Blackness Castle Blackness Castle run as museum by Historic Scotland. Blackness, Scotland Mast tower over outer walls at Blackness Castle. Blackness, Scotland Pier at Blackness Castle. Blackness, Scotland
Culross Palace Culross Palace merchant's house museum. Culross, Scotland Chest of drawers & great chair in Lairds room at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland Barrel vault in painted chamber at Culross Palace at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland
Culross Town Sandhaven 17thC street running from yellow Palace to Town council house. Culross, Scotland The Study, Culross Interior of The Study run as museum by National Trust for Scotland. Culross, Scotland
Newhailes House, Musselburgh, Edinburgh Newhailes House owned by Dalrymple family from 1709 & now a house museum run by National Trust for Scotland. Musselburgh, Scotland Marble chimneypiece with lion head detail by Henry Cheere in dining room at Newhailes. Musselburgh, Scotland Ornate chimneypiece, with plasterwork by Thomas Clayton in Library at Newhailes. Musselburgh, Scotland
Seton Collegiate Church Seton Collegiate Church run as museum by Historic Scotland. Seton, Scotland Carving of head beside window at Seton Collegiate Church. Seton, Scotland Colors of glass window at Seton Collegiate Church. Seton, Scotland
Dirleton Castle Dirleton Castle shaped by rocks it stands upon. Dirleton, Scotland Entrance tower at Dirleton Castle. Dirleton, Scotland Gardens at Dirleton Castle. Dirleton, Scotland
Tantallon Castle & Bass Rock Tantallon Castle framed in ruins of walls. Scotland Mid towers at Tantallon Castle. Scotland Bass Rock with castle remains & 20thC lighthouse off Tantallon Castle. Scotland
Craigmillar Castle Tower house surrounded by walls at Craigmillar Castle. Craigmillar, Scotland Courtyard at Craigmillar Castle. Craigmillar, Scotland Entrance to house within Craigmillar Castle. Craigmillar, Scotland

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