Parliament Square, Edinburgh Photos

Parliament Square sits roughly at the mid point of the Royal Mile and is the site of several significant buildings & monuments: former Bank of Scotland; High Court of Justiciary; Lothian Regional Chambers; old Parliament building and St. Giles Cathedral.

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Royal Mile Old Town over East Princes Street Gardens from Princes Street. Edinburgh, Scotland.Former Head Office of Bank of Scotland off Royal Mile on Bank Street. Edinburgh, Scotland.Dome of former Head Office of Bank of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.High Court of Justiciary. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Royal Mile Old Town over East Princes Street Gardens from Princes Street. Edinburgh, Scotland.Former Head Office of Bank of Scotland (1806) off Royal Mile on Bank Street. Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: Robert Reid & Richard Crichton.Dome of former Head Office of Bank of Scotland (1806). Edinburgh, Scotland.High Court of Justiciary (former Sheriff Court House) (413-431 Lawnmarket). Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: A.J. Pitcher.
High Court of Justiciary. Edinburgh, Scotland.Statue of Justice sculptor by Alexander Carrick on High Court of Justiciary. Edinburgh, Scotland.Philosopher David Hume statue by Sandy Stoddart in front of High Court of Justiciary building. Edinburgh, Scotland.Philosopher David Hume statue by Sandy Stoddart in front of High Court of Justiciary building. Edinburgh, Scotland.
High Court of Justiciary (former Sheriff Court House) (413-431 Lawnmarket). Edinburgh, Scotland.Statue of Justice sculptor by Alexander Carrick on High Court of Justiciary (413-431 Lawnmarket). Edinburgh, Scotland.Philosopher David Hume (1711-76) statue (1995) by Sandy Stoddart in front of High Court of Justiciary building. Edinburgh, Scotland.Philosopher David Hume (1711-76) statue (1995) by Sandy Stoddart in front of High Court of Justiciary building. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Lothian Regional Chambers, High Court of Justiciary & Duke of Buccleuch statue on Parliament Square. Edinburgh, Scotland.Lothian Regional Chambers. Edinburgh, Scotland.Lothian Regional Chambers & Buccleuch statue. Edinburgh, Scotland.Former Parliament Hall now Supreme Courts of Scotland on Parliament Square. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Lothian Regional Chambers, High Court of Justiciary & Duke of Buccleuch statue on Parliament Square. Edinburgh, Scotland.Lothian Regional Chambers (1818). Edinburgh, Scotland.Lothian Regional Chambers (1818) & Buccleuch statue (1887). Edinburgh, Scotland.Former Parliament Hall (1639) now Supreme Courts of Scotland on Parliament Square. Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: James Murray.
Spires of Parliament Hall seen from George IV Bridge St. Edinburgh, Scotland.Former Scottish Parliament Hall with Equestrian statue of Charles II. Edinburgh, Scotland.Equestrian statue of Charles II beside St. Giles Cathedral. Edinburgh, Scotland.Memorial statue to Walter Francis Montegu Douglas Scott, 5th Duke of Buccleuch & 7th Duke of Queensberry. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Spires of Parliament Hall seen from George IV Bridge St. Edinburgh, Scotland.Former Scottish Parliament Hall (1639 ceased 1707) with Equestrian statue of Charles II. Edinburgh, Scotland.Equestrian statue of Charles II beside St. Giles Cathedral. Edinburgh, Scotland.Memorial statue to Walter Francis Montegu Douglas Scott, 5th Duke of Buccleuch & 7th Duke of Queensberry (1806-84). Edinburgh, Scotland.
Parliament square with Duke of Buccleuch statue in front of St. Giles Cathedral on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.St. Giles Cathedral topped by typical Scottish crown steeple. Edinburgh, Scotland.Gothic entrance facade of St. Giles Cathedral on Royal Mile with parts of church dating from 1385-1410. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scottish crown steeple of St. Giles Cathedral. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Parliament square with Duke of Buccleuch statue in front of St. Giles Cathedral on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.St. Giles Cathedral topped by typical Scottish crown steeple (late 15th C). Edinburgh, Scotland. Gothic entrance facade of St. Giles Cathedral on Royal Mile with parts of church dating from 1385-1410. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scottish crown steeple (late 15th C) of St. Giles Cathedral. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Market cross beside St. Giles Cathedral. Edinburgh, Scotland.Market cross topped by unicorn beside St. Giles Cathedral. Edinburgh, Scotland.Statue of Adam Smith beside St. Giles Cathedral. Edinburgh, Scotland.Chapel of the Thistle exterior at St. Giles Cathedral. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Market cross (16th C & re-erected 1885) beside St. Giles Cathedral. Edinburgh, Scotland.Market cross topped by unicorn beside St. Giles Cathedral. Edinburgh, Scotland.Statue of Adam Smith beside St. Giles Cathedral. Edinburgh, Scotland.Chapel of the Thistle exterior (1909-11) at St. Giles Cathedral. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Heritage building opposite St. Giles Cathedral. Edinburgh, Scotland.Edinburgh's City Chambers. Edinburgh, Scotland.Alexander Taming Bucephalus statue by John Steell in courtyard of Edinburgh's City Chambers. Edinburgh, Scotland.High Streetscape opposite St. Giles Cathedral. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Heritage building (1872) opposite St. Giles Cathedral. Edinburgh, Scotland.Edinburgh's City Chambers (1753-61) (245329 High St.). Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: John Adam then John Fergus.Alexander Taming Bucephalus statue (1883) by John Steell in courtyard of Edinburgh's City Chambers. Edinburgh, Scotland.High Streetscape opposite St. Giles Cathedral. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Heritage High St. buildings around Roxburgh's Close. Edinburgh, Scotland.High St. streetscape looking to Royal Mile Market from St. Giles. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Heritage High St. buildings around Roxburgh's Close. Edinburgh, Scotland.High St. streetscape looking to Royal Mile Market (former Tron Kirk) from St. Giles. Edinburgh, Scotland.


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