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National Monument, Edinburgh
(3.8/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
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  • It was a hell of a climb but the view was priceless! A beautiful monument and a view over Edinburgh. I will do it again. 
  • 據說當初卡爾頓山是打算做為新的行政中心而大興土木,這座只有一面牆的假神廟也是其中之一,後來因為經費及政治問題計畫無疾而終。不過還是蠻壯觀的,不少人爬上去拍照,但要注意安全。 
  • We visited this place as we were walking past. The views from the ground are good, you can climb this but with difficulty as there aren't really any steps so you have to push yourself up. Once up the ...  more »
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  • The Scots know how to party and the National Monument is a great example. They ran out of money to pay for it because of the parties they had as it was being built. It's a simple structure but still beautiful.
  • A relaxed lawn in the Calton Hill. The monument used a similar architecture of Greece Parthenon, although it was left unfinished.
  • Worth the visit and great views. A hysterical story about the city partying after each plinth went up and then running out of money to complete it.
  • The monument it self is nothing extraordinary but the views of the lovely Edinburgh city are worth the visit. It is near the center of the city. If you want to take nice photos from here, than i recommend that you get up early and be here before 9am, otherwise this place will fill up of guided tours.
  • The view from the hill is pretty awesome.