Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh Photos

Holyrood Palace at the foot of the Royal Mile comprises structures built under James V (1528) to extensions under Queen Victoria. Holyrood is open for public tours & includes the ruins of Holyrood Abbey (1128-c1500), the Queen's Gallery of Art, & the Gardens.

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Holyrood Palace which incorporates tower , neoclassical extension & features from restorations under Queen Victoria. Edinburgh, Scotland.Holyrood Palace wing built under Charles II with crowned clock tower over doorway. Edinburgh, Scotland.Oldest surviving tower of Holyrood Palace begun under James V, was home to his daughter Mary Queen of Scots, now her museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Roof line of northwest tower of Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Holyrood Palace which incorporates tower (left) (1528), neoclassical extension (1670s) & features from restorations under Queen Victoria. Edinburgh, Scotland.Holyrood Palace wing (1670s) built under Charles II with crowned clock tower over doorway. Edinburgh, Scotland.Oldest surviving tower (1528) of Holyrood Palace begun under James V, was home to his daughter Mary Queen of Scots, now her museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Roof line of northwest tower (1528) of Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Carved royal arms on James V & Mary Queen of Scots tower at Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Fountain against towers of Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Fountain installed at Holyrood Palace at request of Queen Victoria modeled on one at Linlithgow. Edinburgh, Scotland.Upper details of Holyrood Palace fountain. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Carved royal arms on James V & Mary Queen of Scots tower at Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Fountain against towers of Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Fountain installed at Holyrood Palace at request of Queen Victoria modeled on one at Linlithgow. Edinburgh, Scotland.Upper details of Holyrood Palace fountain. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Ring of figures around crown of Holyrood Palace fountain. Edinburgh, Scotland.Unicorn on Holyrood Palace fountain. Edinburgh, Scotland.Drummer & reading queen on Holyrood Palace fountain. Edinburgh, Scotland.Soldier, flute player & woman on Holyrood Palace fountain. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Ring of figures around crown of Holyrood Palace fountain. Edinburgh, Scotland.Unicorn on Holyrood Palace fountain. Edinburgh, Scotland.Drummer & reading queen on Holyrood Palace fountain. Edinburgh, Scotland.Soldier, flute player & woman on Holyrood Palace fountain. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Fountain installed at Holyrood Palace at request of Queen Victoria after similar one at Linlithgow. Edinburgh, Scotland.Renaissance-style entrance buildings to Holyrood Palace forecourt which now serve as reception area & Queen's Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.Entrance archway to Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Formal entrance to Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Fountain installed at Holyrood Palace at request of Queen Victoria after similar one at Linlithgow. Edinburgh, Scotland.Renaissance-style entrance buildings to Holyrood Palace forecourt which now serve as reception area & Queen's Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.Entrance archway to Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Formal entrance to Holyrood Palace (1670s). Edinburgh, Scotland.
Formal entrance to Holyrood Palace with Royal Arms of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Light with thistles & royal crown at Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Central courtyard retained during renovations of 1670s at Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Royal arms in pediment of central courtyard at Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Formal entrance to Holyrood Palace (1670s) with Royal Arms of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: William Bruce.Light with thistles & royal crown at Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Central courtyard retained during renovations of 1670s at Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Royal arms in pediment of central courtyard at Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Neoclassical facade of Holyrood Palace by William Bruce with Holyrood Abbey beyond. Edinburgh, Scotland.Abbey Sanctuary stone building on grounds of Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Stone Georgian building on grounds of Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scottish National Memorial to King Edward VII at Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Neoclassical facade of Holyrood Palace by William Bruce with Holyrood Abbey beyond. Edinburgh, Scotland. Abbey Sanctuary stone building on grounds of Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Stone Georgian building on grounds of Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scottish National Memorial to King Edward VII (1922) at Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Wrought-iron gate at Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Wrought-iron gate at Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Holyrood Palace gates seen against Salisbury Crags volcanic rock formation of Arthur's Seat. Edinburgh, Scotland.Holyrood Palace cafe building with glass roof against Salisbury Crags volcanic rock formation of Arthur's Seat. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Wrought-iron gate (1922) at Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Wrought-iron gate (1922) at Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Holyrood Palace gates seen against Salisbury Crags volcanic rock formation of Arthur's Seat. Edinburgh, Scotland.Holyrood Palace cafe building with glass roof against Salisbury Crags volcanic rock formation of Arthur's Seat. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Gothic Revival building on grounds of Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Gardens at Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Gardens at Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Queens Gallery at Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Gothic Revival building on grounds of Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Gardens at Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Gardens at Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.Queens Gallery at Holyrood Palace. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Entrance doors at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.Royal unicorn on entrance doors at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.Royal lion over Royal Mile profile of Edinburgh on entrance doors at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.Royal lion under spray of leaves on entrance doors at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Entrance doors at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.Royal unicorn on entrance doors at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.Royal lion over Royal Mile profile of Edinburgh on entrance doors at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.Royal lion under spray of leaves on entrance doors at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Entwined thistles & roses carved on surround of entrance doors at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.Balcony railing at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.Interior architecture at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.Ceiling beams & chandelier at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Entwined thistles & roses carved on surround of entrance doors at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.Balcony railing at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.Interior architecture at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.Ceiling beams & chandelier at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Staircase at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sculpted figures on door handles at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.Art display for special exhibits at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Staircase at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sculpted figures on door handles at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.Art display for special exhibits at Queens Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.

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