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Visit the monuments and ruins in Edinburgh & The Lothians and see tributes to two famous men.
The Scott Monument stands tall and proud over Edinburgh's main shopping street, Princes Street, while the Nelson Monument is perched high on Calton Hill.
Use the information listings to plan a visit to these two monuments and others around Edinburgh & The Lothians.
Delve deep into the past into one of Edinburgh's most intriguing and enigmatic sites and discover Edinburgh's best kept secret.
Monuments & Ruins
Soutra Aisle dated 1686 is a family burial vault, constructed when the Scottish Church banned monuments inside churches.
Churches, Cathedrals & Abbeys
Founded in 1446, as the Collegiate Church of St Matthew, Rosslyn Chapel today attracts visitors from far and wide, drawn by its unique and mysterious carvings and the beauty of its setting.
On the death of Sir Walter Scott in 1832, the great and good of the city came together to agree on a fitting monument to this outstanding Scottish literary figure.
Edinburgh - City Centre
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.
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