Lower Royal Mile, Edinburgh Photos

The Royal Mile eastern end between Parliament Square and Holyrood Palace is the site of many heritage buildings and museums.

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Spires of former Tron Kirk & St. Giles on Royal Mile from Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.High Streetscape opposite St. Giles Cathedral. Edinburgh, Scotland.High St. streetscape looking to Royal Mile Market from St. Giles. Edinburgh, Scotland.High St. with Scots Baronial tenement & Royal Mile Market. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Spires of former Tron Kirk & St. Giles on Royal Mile from Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.High Streetscape opposite St. Giles Cathedral. Edinburgh, Scotland. High St. streetscape looking to Royal Mile Market (former Tron Kirk) from St. Giles. Edinburgh, Scotland.High St. with Scots Baronial tenement & Royal Mile Market (former Tron Kirk). Edinburgh, Scotland.
Tron Kirk now Royal Mile Market with spire by R & R Dickson. Edinburgh, Scotland.Tron Kirk with spire by R & R Dickson. Edinburgh, Scotland.Stained glass windows in Tron Kirk. Edinburgh, Scotland.Stained glass window in Tron Kirk. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Tron Kirk (1637-1785) now Royal Mile Market with spire (1828) by R & R Dickson. Edinburgh, Scotland. Style: Gothic & Classical. Architect: John Mylne & John Scott.Tron Kirk (Royal Mile Market) with spire (1828) by R & R Dickson. Edinburgh, Scotland.Stained glass windows (c1897) in Tron Kirk. Edinburgh, Scotland.Stained glass window in Tron Kirk. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Inn on the Mile & Tron Kirk. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scots Baronial corner tenement & Royal Mile Market on High St. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scots Baronial corner tenement. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scots Renaissance architecture of Scotsman block on Royal Mile at North Bridge. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Inn on the Mile (former as the British Linen Bank) (1923) & Tron Kirk (Royal Mile Market). Edinburgh, Scotland.Scots Baronial corner tenement & Royal Mile Market (former Tron Kirk) on High St. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scots Baronial corner tenement (former bank) (1892-3) (Royal Mile curving onto Cockburn St.). Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: John MacLachlan.Scots Renaissance architecture of Scotsman block (1899-1902) on Royal Mile at North Bridge. Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: James Dunn & James Finlay.
Scots Renaissance architecture of Scotsman block on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Radisson Hotel on High Street. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sculpted entrance to Paisley Close on High Street. Edinburgh, Scotland.High Street row of heritage tenements & shops around Anchor Close. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Scots Renaissance architecture of Scotsman block on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Radisson Hotel on High Street. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sculpted entrance to Paisley Close on High Street. Edinburgh, Scotland.High Street row of heritage tenements & shops around Anchor Close. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Museum of Childhood on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.High Street looking to John Knox House in middle projecting across sidewalk. Edinburgh, Scotland.Looking up High Street from John Knox House. Edinburgh, Scotland.Moubray House & John Knox House , two of the oldest houses in Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Museum of Childhood on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland. High Street looking to John Knox House in middle projecting across sidewalk. Edinburgh, Scotland.Looking up High Street from John Knox House. Edinburgh, Scotland.Moubray House (c1477 foundation & early 17th C facade) & John Knox House (1556), two of the oldest houses in Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Well head in front of John Knox House. Edinburgh, Scotland.Well head details in front of John Knox House. Edinburgh, Scotland.Bronze well head mouth piece in front of John Knox House. Edinburgh, Scotland.Exterior decoration on John Knox House. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Well head in front of John Knox House. Edinburgh, Scotland. Well head details in front of John Knox House. Edinburgh, Scotland.Bronze well head mouth piece in front of John Knox House. Edinburgh, Scotland.Exterior decoration on John Knox House. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Canongate Tollbooth along streetscape of Canongate Street section of Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.The People's Story Museum in Canongate Tollbooth. Edinburgh, Scotland.Canongate Kirk. Edinburgh, Scotland.Crests on arched facade of Canongate Kirk. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Canongate Tollbooth along streetscape of Canongate Street section of Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.The People's Story Museum in Canongate Tollbooth. Edinburgh, Scotland. Canongate Kirk (1688) (on Royal Mile). Edinburgh, Scotland.Crests on arched facade of Canongate Kirk. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Statue of Robert Fergusson Scots Poet at Canongate Kirk. Edinburgh, Scotland.Museum of Edinburgh in heritage buildings on Royal Mile around Bakehouse Close. Edinburgh, Scotland.Carved building with archway to Sugarhouse Close off Canongate St. Edinburgh, Scotland.Inscriptions on facade of Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Statue of Robert Fergusson Scots Poet (1750-74) at Canongate Kirk. Edinburgh, Scotland.Museum of Edinburgh in heritage buildings on Royal Mile around Bakehouse Close. Edinburgh, Scotland. Carved building with archway to Sugarhouse Close off Canongate St. Edinburgh, Scotland.Inscriptions on facade of Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Entrance gate to Canongate Manse on Reid's Court. Edinburgh, Scotland.Heritage public school building on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Heritage public school building on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Heritage buildings near Canongate on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Entrance gate to Canongate Manse on Reid's Court. Edinburgh, Scotland.Heritage public school building (1886) on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Heritage public school building (1886) on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Heritage buildings near Canongate on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Heritage gables near Canongate on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Heritage buildings near Canongate on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Carved plaque with angels on heritage building near Canongate on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Yellow heritage house behind gate with pyramidal post near Canongate on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Heritage gables (1591) near Canongate on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Heritage buildings (1677) near Canongate on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Carved plaque with angels (1677) on heritage building near Canongate on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Yellow heritage house behind gate with pyramidal post near Canongate on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Heritage gate with pyramidal posts near Canongate on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Entrance of Scottish Parliament. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sidewalk level of Royal Mile facade of Scottish Parliament. Edinburgh, Scotland.Holyrood Palace which incorporates tower , neoclassical extension & features from restorations under Queen Victoria. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Heritage gate with pyramidal posts near Canongate on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Entrance of Scottish Parliament (2004). Edinburgh, Scotland. Style: Post-modern. Architect: Enric Miralles. Sidewalk level of Royal Mile facade of Scottish Parliament. Edinburgh, Scotland.Holyrood Palace which incorporates tower (left) (1528), neoclassical extension (1670s) & features from restorations under Queen Victoria. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Fountain installed at Holyrood Palace at request of Queen Victoria modeled on one at Linlithgow. Edinburgh, Scotland.


Fountain installed at Holyrood Palace at request of Queen Victoria modeled on one at Linlithgow. Edinburgh, Scotland.



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