This photograph was taken from the tower on
This view looks to the east towards the centre of
Edinburgh. Many of the features described below will be more easily
seen on the
- The outline of Arthur's Seat and Salisbury Crags
in Holyrood Park can be seen in the centre of the picture. Edinburgh
Castle is the building on high ground in front of Arthur's Seat and
- To the left is Calton Hill with its Nelson
Monument and National Monument. The tower of the Balmoral Hotel at
the East End of Princes Street can just be seen (better on the enlarged
photo) between Calton Hill and Salisbury Crags.
- The East Lothian coast of the Firth of Forth,
and the light chimneys of Cockenzie Power Station, can
be seen in the background on the left.