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  • The ornate stone carved Prentice Pillar of Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin
    The ornate interior of Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin
  • Looking over to the National Monument on Calton Hill
    The National Monument
  • The Scott Monument
    The Scott Monument

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.

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  1. Nelson Monument

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    Monuments & Ruins

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    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction

    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.

  2. Soutra Aisle

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    Monuments & Ruins

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    Pathhead

    Soutra Aisle dated 1686 is a family burial vault, constructed when the Scottish Church banned monuments inside churches.

  3. Rosslyn Chapel

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    Churches, Cathedrals & Abbeys

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    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction

    Roslin

    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.

  4. Scott Monument

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    Monuments & Ruins

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    • 2 Historic Attraction
    2 Historic Attraction

    Edinburgh

    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.

  5. Gilmerton Cove

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    Historic Sites

    Gradings

    • 4 Tour
    4 Tour

    Edinburgh

    Delve deep into the past into one of Edinburgh's most intriguing and enigmatic sites and discover Edinburgh's best kept secret.

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