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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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  • Worth a visit, the story of Bobby is charming and although some doubt is cast on its validity, its nice to hear about. The cemetery is well preserved, very big and worth a good walk around, it is full...  more »
  • This is not a destination attraction....but worth stopping to see. If you like dogs, it is a good story.  more »
  • The monument is there, we go under and almost don't see it. For those who love dogs, this is a confirmation; for who does not love them, an incentive to understand them. And kids would love to know this incredible story of loyalty: want to know more, ask how it ended ...
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  • Statue from Bobby the dog.