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CALTON HILL

CALTON HILL
CALTON HILL

Calton Hill, at the east end of Edinburgh City, is a landmark that is included within the boundary of Edinburgh’s World Heritage Site. It is home to a number of monuments, not least the unfinished National Monument and the Dugald Stewart Monument and is used for casual strolling as well as celebratory events. There are panoramic views from the top.

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Location/Address: Edinburgh
County: Lothian
Post Code: EH7 5AA
Main Historic Period: Georgian
Link to featured article: A postcard from Calton Hill
Tip/Nearby: Edinburgh City Observatory, Holyrood
Primary Management: Local Authority
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