Nelson Monument

Monuments & Ruins

Calton Hill, Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh, EH7 5AA

    Perched high on Calton Hill in the east end of the city centre, is the monument to Admiral Lord Nelson's victory, and death, at the battle of Trafalgar on 21 October 1805.

    The upturned telescope was designed by the architect Robert Burn, and was built between 1807 and 1815.

    In 1852, a large time ball was introduced, which is lowered as the one o'clock gun is fired from Edinburgh castle each day.

    Climb this monument for stunning views over the city!
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    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

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    • Children Welcome

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