Golden ornamentation on the crown spire of St Giles Cathedral

Golden ornamentation on the crown spire of St Giles Cathedral


Windows at western fašade of St Giles Cathedral

Windows at western fašade of St Giles Cathedral


Entrance to St Giles Cathedral decorated with statues of saints and clergy

Entrance to St Giles Cathedral decorated with statues of saints and clergy


View of Edinburgh Castle from Princes Street Gardens

View of Edinburgh Castle from Princes Street Gardens


View of the Mound, Edinburgh, from Princes Street Gardens

View of the Mound, Edinburgh, from Princes Street Gardens


John Knox's House, Royal Mile, Edinburgh Tolbooth, Canongate, Edinburgh

John Knox's House and Canongate Tolbooth, Royal Mile, Edinburgh


Palace of Holyroodhouse, Royal Mile, Edinburgh

Palace of Holyroodhouse at foot of Royal Mile, Edinburgh


Arms of King James V from Gatehouse at Palace of Holyroodhouse

Arms of King James V from Gatehouse at Palace of Holyroodhouse


Foggy midwinter light in Princes Street, Edinburgh

Foggy midwinter light in Princes Street, Edinburgh


St Cuthbert's Church viewed from Princes Street Gardens

St Cuthbert's Church viewed from Princes Street Gardens


Scott Monument and Balmoral Hotel, Princes Street, Edinburgh

Scott Monument and Balmoral Hotel, Princes Street, Edinburgh


Queen Victoria, with seagull and lions, looking over Princes Street

Queen Victoria, with seagull and lions, looking over Princes Street


Dome of Bank of Scotland, The Mound, Edinburgh

Dome of Bank of Scotland, The Mound, Edinburgh


City Chambers, High Street, Edinburgh

City Chambers, High Street, Edinburgh


Governor's House, Calton Hill, Edinburgh

Governor's House, Calton Hill, Edinburgh


Old Royal High School, Calton Hill, Edinburgh

Old Royal High School, Edinburgh, which was fitted out for the restored Scottish Parliament prior to the failed referendum of 1st March 1979


Notice outside former Royal High School, Calton Hill, Edinburgh

The notice outside the former Royal High School remains even though the building was never used by the Parliament


Fašade of Robert Adam designed building in Charlotte Square, Edinburgh

Fašade of Robert Adam designed building in Charlotte Square, Edinburgh


3 bay wide fanlight in Charlotte Square

3 bay wide fanlight in Charlotte Square


Gold and copper dome on West Register House, Charlotte Square

Gold and copper dome on West Register House, Charlotte Square


W H Playfair's St Stephen's Church in Edinburgh's New Town

W H Playfair's St Stephen's Church in Edinburgh's New Town


Fettes College, former school of UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair

Fettes College, former school of UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair


Usher Hall with contractor's hook above

Usher Hall with contractor's hook above


View across city from Edinburgh Castle

View across city from Edinburgh Castle


st Vincent Street Church, Glasgow

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