VISITING SCOTLAND ?

 

 

 

Are you dreaming of a holiday in Scotland?
This page will be an entry to information about Scotland, Prints of Scotland available from online Art Stores, suggestions of places not to miss and more
We hope this will be a comprehensive introduction for you to visit before you travel to Scotland!
We plan to link to further information from this page and add a map of Scotland plus useful links to more visitor information
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EDINBURG's FAVORITE TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

Edinbugh Castle - dominated the city 300ft above princess street
National Gallery of Scotland was designed by W H Playfair and built in 1845. And has a fine collection of Scottish, English and European paintings and sculpture.
Palace of Holyrood House - Built by James 1V in 1501 - most of the building being destroyed by the English Army in 1544, Charles 11 rebuilt it. It is the official Scottish residence of the royal family.
Royal Bank of Scotland was designed by Sir William Chambers and built in 1771 as a town house for Sir Laurence Dundas - becoming the bank headquarters in 1825.
Usher Hall - designed by Stockdale Harrison and built in 1910 it is the city's main concert hall.
Scottish National War Memorial designed by Sir Robert Lorimer and built in 1927 to honor Scots men and women killed in World War 1
Canongate Tollbooth built in 1591
Register House - Designed by Robert Adam and built in 1774 it contains historical and legal documents dating back to the 13th century.
Moray House a mansion built in 1628 for Lord Dudley's daughter
John Knox House
Gladstone's Land is one of the oldest surviving houses built in 1617-1620
Huntly House was built in 1570 and restored in 1932

Churches
St Gile's Cathedral dates from c 1120
St Margaret's Chapel
St Andrew's Church
St Cuthbert's Church was built in 1895, an earlier church built on the site dates back to 1127
St Mary's Cathedral designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott and built in 1879.
Canongate Church built in 1688 by James V11.
Tron Church was designed by John Mylne and built in 1633
Greyfriars Church built in 1620 it was Scotland's first post-Reformation church

Monuments
National Monument is a monument to Scots who died in the Napoleonic Wars and built in 1829
Nelson Monument was built in 1816
Robert Burns Monument designed by Thomas Hamilton and built in 1830.
Scott Monument designed by George Meikle Kemp and built in 1844

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