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Greyfriars Bobby Memorial Statue, Edinburgh

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Standing on Candlemaker Row, the bronze statue Greyfriars Bobby Memorial Statue commemorates the fidelity of Bobby, a Skye terrier. As legend goes, Bobby was the loyal and tenacious watchdog of John Gray, Constable of Edinburg. When his master died tragically, Bobby would go to Greyfriars Kirkyard to sleep on his master’s grave every night. This is an easy stop if you’re visiting Greyfriars Kirkyard. Rub his nose for luck. Make Greyfriars Bobby Memorial Statue a centerpiece of your Edinburgh vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Edinburgh trip builder.
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  • The Greyfriars Bobby story is a heartwarming tale of canine love and loyalty. It is close to his gravestone in Greyfriars Kirk. It's a good photo spot, and the Potter Trail tour starts here.  more »
  • It's wonderful that they have made a memorial for such a devoted little dog.I remember seeing the movie when I was very a young girl enjoyed seeing it.  more »
  • A very well known story of Greyfriars Bobby, there have been books written about him as well as films. The original memorial was knocked down by a lorry by accident some time ago and an American touri...  more »
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  • Great area with national museum, harry potter cafe, greyfriars kirkyard & bobby
  • There is a whole story to know about this little dog, I would recommend one of the walking tour to know more ;)
  • Statue from Bobby the dog.
  • Bobby here and there, dog. Hachiko, but mind is tightened to the dog's loyalty. Think again is pure beauty look impressive.
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  • Story of Bobby - history of The story of Bobby is Bobby's "love story". This dog was so attached to his master that once he died, Bobby stayed on his tombstone, until he died too. History of the dog, Bobby is first and foremost a "love" story. This dog was so attached to his master when the latter died, Bobby refused to leave the grave, until his death.
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