Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh Photos

Princes Street Gardens originally a valley with a lake between Old and New Town Edinburgh. Later the lake was filled for a railway terminating at Waverly Station. Now landscaped, these Gardens host several monumental statues, the National Gallery of Art, and the Walter Scott Monument.

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Edinburgh Castle seen from New Town. Edinburgh, Scotland.Royal Scots Greys Monument silhouetted against Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Princes Street heritage buildings in New Town from Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Spires of Scott Monument, Balmoral Hotel & Nelson Monument on Calton Hill from Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Edinburgh Castle seen from New Town. Edinburgh, Scotland.Royal Scots Greys Monument silhouetted against Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Princes Street heritage buildings in New Town from Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Spires of Scott Monument, Balmoral Hotel & Nelson Monument on Calton Hill from Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Scottish National Gallery on Princes Street Gardens with Festival Wheel, Scott Monument Gothic spire, Waverley rail station & Firth of Forth beyond. Edinburgh, Scotland.Festival Wheel & Scott Monument over Scottish National Gallery on Princes Street Gardens with New Town beyond. Edinburgh, Scotland.East Princes Street Gardens with Scott Monument & Balmoral Hotel tower. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scott Monument & Balmoral Hotel over East Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Scottish National Gallery on Princes Street Gardens with Festival Wheel, Scott Monument Gothic spire, Waverley rail station & Firth of Forth beyond. Edinburgh, Scotland.Festival Wheel & Scott Monument over Scottish National Gallery on Princes Street Gardens with New Town beyond. Edinburgh, Scotland.East Princes Street Gardens with Scott Monument (1840-4) & Balmoral Hotel tower. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scott Monument & Balmoral Hotel over East Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Princes Street Gardens with Scottish National Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.Royal Scottish Academy, Festival Wheel & Scott Monument along Princes Street. Edinburgh, Scotland.Edinburgh Wheel in East Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.Celtic cross in memory of Dean Ramsay. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Princes Street Gardens with Scottish National Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland.Royal Scottish Academy, Festival Wheel & Scott Monument along Princes Street. Edinburgh, Scotland.Edinburgh Wheel in East Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.Celtic cross in memory of Dean Ramsay. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Royal Scots Greys Monument by William Birnie Rhind in Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.Thistle in Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.Thistle in Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.Monument to Wojtek the Soldier Bear trained to carry heavy mortar rounds for Polish troops in WWII by Alan Heriot in Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Royal Scots Greys Monument (1906) by William Birnie Rhind in Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.Thistle in Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.Thistle in Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.Monument (2017) to Wojtek the Soldier Bear trained to carry heavy mortar rounds for Polish troops in WWII by Alan Heriot in Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Black Watch War Memorial by William Birnie Rhind in Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.Allan Ramsay Monument by Sir John Steell in Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.Commercial buildings along Lothian Road in area west of Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Edinburgh Castle from Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Black Watch War Memorial (1910) by William Birnie Rhind in Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.Allan Ramsay Monument (1850) by Sir John Steell in Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.Commercial buildings along Lothian Road in area west of Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Edinburgh Castle from Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Royal Mile Old Town over East Princes Street Gardens from Princes Street. 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.The Hub above heritage residential buildings of Old Town seen from Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Royal Mile Old Town over East Princes Street Gardens from Princes Street. 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 (originally Church of Scotland) above heritage residential buildings of Old Town seen from Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.
To The King's Own Scottish Borderers Memorial by William Birnie Rhind on North Bridge. Edinburgh, Scotland.Plaque on North Bridge about Old North Bridge with image of old structure. Edinburgh, Scotland.Waverley rail station on Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.Salisbury Crags over glass roof of Waverley railway station. Edinburgh, Scotland.
To The King's Own Scottish Borderers (aka Boer War) Memorial (early 1900s) by William Birnie Rhind on North Bridge. Edinburgh, Scotland.Plaque on North Bridge (1897) about Old North Bridge (1763-removed 1897) with image of old structure. Edinburgh, Scotland.Waverley rail station on Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland.Salisbury Crags over glass roof of Waverley railway station. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Waverley rail station roof with Scott Monument & Princes Street beyond. Edinburgh, Scotland.Waverly rail station track & tunnels from North Bridge. Edinburgh, Scotland.Waverly rail station from North Bridge. Edinburgh, Scotland.Monuments of Calton Hill over glass skylights of Waverly rail station. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Waverley rail station roof with Scott Monument & Princes Street beyond. Edinburgh, Scotland.Waverly rail station track & tunnels from North Bridge. Edinburgh, Scotland.Waverly rail station from North Bridge. Edinburgh, Scotland.Monuments of Calton Hill over glass skylights of Waverly rail station. Edinburgh, Scotland.
St. Andrew's House government building above train leaving Waverley rail station. Edinburgh, Scotland.


St. Andrew's House government building above train leaving Waverley rail station. Edinburgh, Scotland.



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