Saturday, June 27, 2009

Visit to Edinburgh castle

Warning: Loads of pictures. May take ages to load on slow connections.

Some pics of Edinburgh castle from our last trip. A visit to Edinburgh will not be complete without a visit to the castle. It's at the Western end of the Royal Mile.

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A bit overcast when we visited it. The sun came out later.

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There are two statues at the castle gates. The one on the left is that of Robert the Bruce. Have you heard the story about him and the spider and "Try, try, try again". Look it up on Google. Not sure who the other statue is of.

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The Argyle Battery

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The Scottish Monument from the rear

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Brother and sister

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My son

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Mons Meg, a huge cannon
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Just look at the size of the cannon balls

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Looking down the turret

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Stained glass in St. Margaret's Chapel, the oldest building in Edinburgh castle.

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The well

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The cannon

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Coat of arms

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Scottish War Memorial

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Gargoyle looking down

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Another battery

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Outside the castle



view from Edinburgh castle
Panoramic view from top

2 comments:

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cinema bioskop said...

Nice journey.
I like your photo at Edinburgh castle.
It's make me become intresting about that place.

I like your photo at A bit overcast when we visited it, scottish war memorial and panoramic view from top.

Exspecially photo panoramic view form top, it's have beautiful clouds and city under. Make me want to go there if I have a lot of money.

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