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.

Clockwise around the photo from the bottom-left corner are:

-  Tunnel on the railway line through Princes Street Gardens.

-  National Galleries of Scotland.

-  Scott Monument (dark)

-  Register House (low building in background)

-  Balmoral Hotel (with clock tower)

-  National Monument (on Calton Hill)

-  Nelson Monument (on Calton Hill)

-  North Berwick Law (hill about 20 miles away in East Lothian)

-  Bank of Scotland Head Office (light building)

In the centre of the photo are:

-  Waverley Station

-  Waverley Bridge (with different coloured buses in front of the station roof)

-  North Bridge (with three buses behind the station roof)

In the view below, we zoom-in to get a better view of Calton Hill and some of the buildings in the centre of the picture:

View to the NE from Edinburgh Castle  -  August 2007

 

 

 

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