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Calton Hill

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Regent Road, City of Edinburgh, EH1 3DG


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Calton Hill- Edinburgh, United Kingdom - VirtualTourist.com
I first saw Calton Hill from afar, going by bus on one of the bridges. The view, with all the amazing constructions, looked like something taken from Greece and yet it was Scotland. I stared at it every time I passed it, at least twice a day, but it only whetted my curiosity. I never went there - di...

Calton Hill - Edinburgh Travel Guide - VirtualTourist.com
CALTON HILL, does not possess the drama of Castle Rock or the mass of Arthur's Seat, it is recognisable as the Hill with several 'well-known' monuments scattered about it. One of these is the Governorís House and can be seen from one end of Waverley Station. This imposing building is all that remain...

Calton Hill, Edinburgh, United Kingdom : Reviews of Calton Hill - Yahoo! Travel
Calton Hill is open to all during daylight hours and is free of charge. Take the steps up from Regent Road and then choose between more steps or a more gentle ...

Latest reviews of Calton Hill, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
I walk Carlton Hill a couple of times. The climb is moderate but the reward for the view is amazing! On a clear day it's amazing to look down on Edinburgh and even when the day is furled with a bit of mist the perspective ...

Calton Hill - Edinburgh - Reviews of Calton Hill - TripAdvisor
Not too steep of a climb, and wonderful views of the city! We simply walked down Princes Street (which turns into Waterloo) then up some steps on the left side of the street, and took t...

Calton Hill, Edinburgh - Edinburgh venue review - Itchy Edinburgh Guide
Standing proud over the city centre, Calton Hill offers good views, Greek revival buildings, exercise and the odd pagan festival over the course of the year. It's fast becoming the place to go on May Day when thousands of locals flood the hill for a dance and fire festival and other such pagan celeb...

Calton Hill - Edinburgh - Sightseeing
Calton Hill is why you might hear Edinburgh described as the 'Athens of the North'. With it's Acropolis folly and Nelson's Monument, it's an unexpected place, but the views you get from here aren't to be missed. Carry on along the east end of Princes Street onto Regent Street and up the hill for gre...

Calton Hill (hill, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom) --†Britannica Online Encyclopedia
At the east end of Princes Street, Calton Hill rises above the central government office of St. Andrew's House (1939) and the adjacent Royal High School (1825–29), considered for a time in the 1990s as the site for the new Scottish Parliament. It is crowned by the 19th-century architect William...

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