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Scott Monument

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Princes Street Gardens, Princes Street, City of Edinburgh, EH2 2EJ


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Scott Monument - Edinburgh - Reviews of Scott Monument - TripAdvisor
An off-beat attraction that’s off the main tourist path, and located in the middle of Princes Street's shopping district is the gothic spire of Scott Monument. You can catch a glimpse of thi...

Scott Monument- Edinburgh, United Kingdom - VirtualTourist.com
Climb the 287 steps to the upper gallery for a great view of the capital. Cost of entry is £3. The monument dedicated to the writer Sir Walter Scott in Princes Street Gardens is a landmark that most people associate with his poems & novels however I feel that he had a greater legacy for the Scotland...

Scott Monument - Edinburgh Tourist Traps - VirtualTourist.com
The Scott monument was great to look out from, but a pain to climb! I'm a small person and even I had a hard time getting up the last few stairs that were incredibly narrow. Once you get up though, it's beautiful and great photo ops appear. I met a hippie guy named Bill (studying in Aberdeen) & his ...

Scott Monument, Edinburgh, United Kingdom : Reviews of Scott Monument - Yahoo! Travel
Completed in 1846, this statue of Sir Walter Scott and his dog Maida was built 14 years after his death. The spire was designed by George Meikle Kemp and the statu...

iExplore Community: Scott Monument - Edinburgh, Scotland
When you go inside you get a certificate to say that you've taken on the 287 steps and lived to tell the tale, so you get a keepsake into the bargain. The staircase is very narrow, particularly as you near the top, so if you're claustrophobic then either think carefully before going in or make sure ...

The Scott Monument, Edinburgh
The Scott Monument in Edinburgh's Princes Street Gardens offers an exceptional viewpoint to this magnificent city. Once you have climbed the 287-step spiral staircase you will be 61 meters above Edinburgh's main shopping area, Princes Street. Located opposite Jenners Department store, this neo-gothi...

Scott's Monument - Panda Inn Photos
Strolling along Princess Street with my family I reflected on its splendour. It has the glorious Scott Monument, magnificent Edinburgh Castle, and beautiful Princes Street Gardens. The New Year festivities had recently passed. There had been...

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Built between 1840-4, this monument commemorates Sir Walter Scott. A statue of the author sits beneath the arches of a 61m high Gothic steeple, the upper parts of which carry statues of characters from his novels. Designed by the architect George Meikle Kemp, its construction was funded by public su...

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