Sherlock Holmes Statue, Edinburgh

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  • August 10, 2017
    Located near the Holiday Inn Express City Centre and the Conan Doyle restaurant, this statue is located near where Arthur Conan Doyle was born. Nice statue, we passed it several times as we walked to ...  more »
  • July 21, 2017
    The detective's creator, Arthur Conan Doyle, went to his local Edinburgh university to study medicine and a seminal influence on him was one of his lecturers Dr Joseph Bell. Bell's forensic and eviden...  more »
  • July 3, 2017
    This statue is a well done salute to the beloved Sherlock Holmes. It is located we between the Tesco Express and the Holiday Inn Express on York Place directly across the road from The Conan Doyle. Th...  more »
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  • As luck would have it, I passed this statue almost every day for three weeks while I was in Edinburgh. It's very non-assuming. It is in the same parking lot as the Tesco Express, right around the corner from Cafe Piccante, and kitty-corner to The Conan Doyle. I wouldn't have noticed it but for the fact that early on I was glued to Google maps and it was like, "BTWs, if you look on not your phone it's just to your left..." Nice, easy stop and not out of your way if you're already on Princes Street near North Bridge.
  • Beautiful statue. Very good details. Good to see him back again. However there was a lot of litter and rubbish which spoilt it a bit. We should take better care of our heroes! Well worth a visit though.
  • 福爾摩斯迷可以來跟這個別具意義的雕像朝聖一下
  • This an important milestone for fans of Sherlock Holmes, to mark the birthplace of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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  • A beautiful sculpture, Conan Doyle's Pub in front of you, but not with people parking:)
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