With the Balmoral Hotel in the background, the Duke of Wellington maintains vigil in front of the National Archives.
Scottish Highland Two Handed Claymore Swords and a display of flintlock pistols.
The Dependable One O'clock Gun
Viewed from the Mons Meig Deck
Still used today for ships to
set their clocks.
St Giles Cathedral east of Edinburgh Castle on the Royal Mile.
With Pastor John Knox, the birthplace of the Presbyterian Church.
Rose Street attraction.
A view east along Princes Street showing the Sir Walter Scott Memorial Tower, the Balmoral Hotel Clock tower, and in the distance, the Time tower on Calton Hill.
Edinburgh Castle as viewed from across the heavily traveled Princes Street.
The One O'clock Gun in action.
North view along Northbridge Road leading to the East end of Princes Street and the main entrance to the home of the National Archives of Scotland. The Balmoral Hotel, with it's clock tower, can be seen on the left side of the picture.
Memorial Museum Honoring Fallen Scots located at the top of Edinburgh Castle grounds.
Able to handle the weight of 100 elephants, the wheel rotates gracefully to the pond. In it's entirety, the enormous structure operates solely under the power of 10 seven horsepower motors.
Edinburgh Castle West Ramparts
Edinburgh Castle Main Entrance viewed from the Esplanade. Flanking the entrance are the statues, on the left, Robert the Bruce and on the right William Wallace, known today as Braveheart.
The quaintness of Dunfermline, formerly the capital of Scotland prior to Edinburgh.
Calton Hill as seen from Northbridge Road.
South of Holyrood Palace is Arthur's Seat as seen from Calton Hill.
Arms Room display with Cage Handled Broadswords and Battle Axes.
FORTH RAIL BRIDGE BUILT IN 1890
Spanning the River Forth carrying trains across The Firth north from Queensferry.
The first library in Dunfermline funded by Andrew Carnegie.
From the Pink House Garden
LINE OF DEFENSE
Edinburgh Castle Cannons
FALKIRK WHEEL AND GLASS FRONT OBSERVATION HOUSE
With Gift Shop and Dining Area.
The Wheel is loading a caisson from the upper canal preparing for descent to the lower pond and eventually through two locks to the lower canal.
Burial Grounds in the shadow of Dunfermline Abbey.
Edinburgh Castle, Scotland