View to the north from

Edinburgh Castle

Looking over Princes Street Gardens and Princes Street
towards Leith and the Firth of Forth

August 2007

View to the NE from Edinburgh Castle  -  August 2007

 Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                            Photographed August 13, 2007

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    View to the NE from Edinburgh Castle  -  August 2007

 

View from Edinburgh Castle

This view looks to the NE from Edinburgh Castle.

From left to right across the picture are:

-  Register House (low building on extreme left)

-  Balmoral Hotel (with clock tower)

-  Observatory (on Calton Hill)

-  National Monument (on Calton Hill)

-  Nelson Monument (on Calton Hill)

-  Royal High School (dark, in front of Calton Hill)

-  Governor's House for Calton Jail (jail now gone, in front of Royal High School)

-  New St Andrew House (Government buildings built in 1930s on site of the old jail)

In the bottom-right corner of the picture are:

-  Waverley Bridge (with multi-coloured Airport and Tour Buses waiting on the bridge).

-  The roof of Waverley Station (behind Waverley Bridge)

-  North Bridge (further to the east, behind the roof of Waverley Station).).

In the view below, we zoom-out to see Princes Street Gardens and the National Gallery of Scotland in the foreground and the Firth of Forth in the background:

View over Edinburgh looking to the north from Edinburgh Castle  -   August 2007

 

 

 

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