Calton Hill, Edinburgh Photos

Calton Hill above the eastern end of Princes Street in Edinburgh is the site of the Scottish Government in St Andrew's House plus several monuments: National Monument, Nelson Monument, Dugald Stewart Monument, Robert Burns Monument, Political Martyrs' Monument and City Observatory.

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Calton Hill monuments including City Observatory & round Dugald Stewart memorial. Edinburgh, Scotland.Calton Hill with National Monument, Nelson Monument, obelisk Political Martyrs Monument, & St. Andrew's House government building. Edinburgh, Scotland.Calton Hill with National Monument temple & Nelson Monument tower. Edinburgh, Scotland.Monuments of Calton Hill over glass skylights of Waverly rail station. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Calton Hill monuments including City Observatory (with domes) & round Dugald Stewart memorial. Edinburgh, Scotland.Calton Hill with National Monument, Nelson Monument, obelisk Political Martyrs Monument, & St. Andrew's House government building. Edinburgh, Scotland.Calton Hill with National Monument temple & Nelson Monument tower. Edinburgh, Scotland.Monuments of Calton Hill over glass skylights of Waverly rail station. Edinburgh, Scotland.
St Andrew's House government office building on Calton Hill with Nelson's Monument tower beyond. Edinburgh, Scotland.Political Martyrs of 1793 obelisk, Nelson's Monument & St Andrew's House on Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.St Andrew's House government office building on Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.Political Martyrs of 1793 obelisk by Thomas Hamilton. Edinburgh, Scotland.
St Andrew's House government office building (1934-9) on Calton Hill with Nelson's Monument tower beyond. Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: Thomas Tait.Political Martyrs of 1793 obelisk, Nelson's Monument & St Andrew's House on Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.St Andrew's House government office building (1934-9) on Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: Thomas Tait.Political Martyrs of 1793 obelisk (1844) by Thomas Hamilton. Edinburgh, Scotland.
National Monument in form of Greek Temple on Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.National Monument in form of Greek Temple on Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.Nelson's Monument on Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.Top of tower of Nelson's Monument. Edinburgh, Scotland.
National Monument in form of Greek Temple (1826-9) on Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: C.R. Cockerell & W.H. Playfair.National Monument in form of Greek Temple (1826-9) on Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.Nelson's Monument (1807 completed 1816) on Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: Robert Burn then Thomas Bonnar.Top of tower of Nelson's Monument. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Dugald Stewart's neo-Greek circular monument. Edinburgh, Scotland.Corinthian colonnade encircling Dugald Stewart's monument. Edinburgh, Scotland.Observatory House on Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.Stone walls of Observatory House on Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Dugald Stewart's neo-Greek circular monument (1831). Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: William Henry Playfair.Corinthian colonnade encircling Dugald Stewart's monument. Edinburgh, Scotland.Observatory House (aka Old Observatory, City Observatory) (1776) on Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: James Craig.Stone walls of Observatory House on Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Stone walls of Observatory House on Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.Observatory dome on Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.Salisbury Crags seen from Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.New Town spires seen from Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Stone walls of Observatory House on Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.Observatory dome (late 19th C) on Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.Salisbury Crags seen from Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.New Town spires seen from Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Northern areas of Edinburgh seen from Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.Calton Hill flowers with Leith beyond. Edinburgh, Scotland.Northern areas of Edinburgh seen from Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.Edinburgh St. James Redevelopment seen from Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Northern areas of Edinburgh seen from Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.Calton Hill flowers with Leith beyond. Edinburgh, Scotland.Northern areas of Edinburgh seen from Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.Edinburgh St. James Redevelopment seen from Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.
St. Andrew's House government building above train leaving Waverley rail station. Edinburgh, Scotland.Martyrs Monument, & St. Andrew's House government building seen from Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.

St. Andrew's House government building above train leaving Waverley rail station. Edinburgh, Scotland.Martyrs Monument, & St. Andrew's House government building seen from Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.


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