Upper Royal Mile, Edinburgh Photos

The Royal Mile western end between Edinburgh Castle and Parliament Square hosts several buildings of note.

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Edinburgh Castle seen from New Town. Edinburgh, Scotland.Entrance gateway of Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Spires of former Tron Kirk, St. Giles & The Hub trace Royal Mile of Old Town from Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Royal plaque reset in modern Netherbow Port on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Edinburgh Castle seen from New Town. Edinburgh, Scotland. Entrance gateway of Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland. Spires of former Tron Kirk, St. Giles & The Hub (originally Church of Scotland) trace Royal Mile of Old Town from Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Royal plaque (1606) reset in modern Netherbow Port on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Heritage building on Canongate section of Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Building on corner of High at Jeffrey Streets. Edinburgh, Scotland.Gladstone's Land tenement house in middle with entrance arches on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Gladstone's Land tenement house museum run by National Trust for Scotland to showcase 17th century life. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Heritage building on Canongate section of Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Building on corner of High at Jeffrey Streets. Edinburgh, Scotland.Gladstone's Land tenement house in middle with entrance arches (1617) (477b Lawnmarket) on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland. Gladstone's Land (1617) tenement house museum run by National Trust for Scotland to showcase 17th century life. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Sign on Royal Mile pointing to Lady Stair's Close where Writers' Museum marks site that Robert Burns lived on his first visit to Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Lady Stair's Close with tower of Writers' Museum on left. Edinburgh, Scotland.Lady Stair's House home of Writers' Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Royal Mile approaching gates to Edinburgh Castle with Church of Scotland General Assembly Hall in center. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Sign on Royal Mile pointing to Lady Stair's Close where Writers' Museum marks site that Robert Burns lived on his first visit to Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland. Lady Stair's Close with tower of Writers' Museum on left. Edinburgh, Scotland. Lady Stair's House home of Writers' Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland. Royal Mile approaching gates to Edinburgh Castle with Church of Scotland General Assembly Hall in center. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Scotch Whisky Experience on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Red & white towered building on Royal Mile at corner of Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Church of Scotland General Assembly Hall on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Upper end of Royal Mile approaching entrance to Edinburgh Castle with Outlook Tower of Camera Obscura & World of Illusions building. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Scotch Whisky Experience on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Red & white towered building on Royal Mile at corner of Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Church of Scotland General Assembly Hall on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Upper end of Royal Mile approaching entrance to Edinburgh Castle with Outlook Tower of Camera Obscura & World of Illusions building. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Camera Obscura & World of Illusions building on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Spire of The Hub on Royal Mile from Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Spire detail of The Hub on Royal Mile from Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.The Hub now Centre for Edinburgh's Festival on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Camera Obscura & World of Illusions building on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Spire of The Hub (originally Church of Scotland) (1845) on Royal Mile from Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Spire detail of The Hub (originally Church of Scotland) (1845) on Royal Mile from Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.The Hub (originally Church of Scotland) (1845) now Centre for Edinburgh's Festival on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Gothic entrance of The Hub on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Spire of The Hub on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Heritage buildings spanning Royal Mile from Milnes court to Wardrop's Court. Edinburgh, Scotland.Heritage stone buildings on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Gothic entrance of The Hub (originally Church of Scotland) (1845) on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Spire of The Hub (originally Church of Scotland) (1845) on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Heritage buildings spanning Royal Mile from Milnes court (1890) to Wardrop's Court. Edinburgh, Scotland.Heritage stone buildings on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Gabled buildings fronting Wardrop's Court on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Entrance to Wardrop's Court marked by two dragons on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Dragon marking entrance to Wardrop's Court on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Red phone booths on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Gabled buildings fronting Wardrop's Court on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Entrance to Wardrop's Court marked by two dragons on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Dragon marking entrance to Wardrop's Court on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Red phone booths on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Looking up Lawnmarket section of Royal Mile from Bank Street. Edinburgh, Scotland.Deacon Brodie's Tavern on Lawnmarket at Bank of Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Buildings along ridge of Royal Mile seen from Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.Old Town with dome of former Head Office of Bank of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Looking up Lawnmarket section of Royal Mile from Bank Street. Edinburgh, Scotland.Deacon Brodie's Tavern on Lawnmarket at Bank of Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Buildings along ridge of Royal Mile seen from Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.Old Town with dome of former Head Office of Bank of Scotland (1806). Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: Robert Reid & Richard Crichton.
The Hub above heritage residential buildings of Old Town seen from Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.


The Hub (originally Church of Scotland) above heritage residential buildings of Old Town seen from Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.



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