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National Monument, Edinburgh

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  • National Monument!? Questionable seppir siggestivo, unfinished work because some of the money ... If they are drunk to celebrate the start of work ... spectacular these Scots
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  • Situated on a hill of the city and apparently tried to copy the Parthenon, although not comprehensive as construction
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  • As the National monument is unfinished and it looks as though it never will be its perhaps a fitting memorial to the soldiers who gave their lives on a Crimean battlefield and never came back to compl...  more »
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  • A fair climb but the views of the city and beyond make it well worth it. You can see the castle, and all of the other Edinburgh hills. On a clear day you can see all the way to Fife. Be careful at night as some parts in the area used for indecent activity after nightfall but during the day there is nothing to fear at all.
  • Part of a Neo-classical temple inspired on the ancient Greek style but unfinished. There's only the front part with twelve columns. You can enjoy the gardens and other monuments surrounding and also the walks around Calton Hill with beautiful views of the city of Edinburgh.
  • Must do for a city tourist. Beautiful walk up to the top. Right there in the city center. Multiple walks to get up there. Nearly 20 mins from the city center. Blessing of this amazing city is the beautiful views reachable with very little effort.
  • Pretty, a nice walk up the hill. Great views of the city for a lot less work than the hike up Arthur's Seat.
  • A great place for photo opportunities with wonderful views of Edinburgh as a backdrop. Obviously the location means it's a bit of a tourist magnet, so the best time to visit tends to be weekday mornings. With nearly 360 degree views around, from the Pentland Hills to the south, Firth of Forth and Fife to the north, North Berwick Law to the east, and Edinburgh Castle and the city centre to the west, this is a must visit place to get your bearings of the city and beyond.
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