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Edinburgh's 7 Hills

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Edinburgh is sometimes referred to as "The Athens of the North" due to the similarity drawn between the cities each being built on 7 hills. Edinburgh's 7 hills are: Arthur's Seat Calton Hill Castlehill Corstorphine Hill Craiglockhart Hill Braid Hill Blackford Hill

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W H Playfair Dugald Stewart monument on Calton Hill with fine views to Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh's Old and New Towns Edinburgh Castle, National Museum, World Heritage Sites, Athens, Old And New, First Time, Scotland, Wanderlust, Cottage

Edinburgh walk for first time Visitors - Craigwell Cottage, Edinburgh

Edinburgh walk in the city centre for first time visitors to the city, with views from Calton Hill to see highlights. An easy walk for visitors to explore.

From Arthur's Seat. :) Beautiful Edinburgh by Mathias Foley, via Arthur's Seat, Castle On The Hill, Inspiring Art, Capital City, East Coast, Great Britain, Old Town, Athens, Travel Guide

From Arthur's Seat... sigh... :) Beautiful Edinburgh by Mathias Foley, via 500px

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Calton Hill from Edinburgh Castle

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Edinburgh, Scotland - Arthurs Seat View Local athletes run and walk up the pathway to Arthurs Seat, some stopping to appreciate the view over Edinburgh and the Edinburgh Castle. Scotland Uk, England And Scotland, Scotland Travel, Castle Scotland, Glasgow Scotland, Places Around The World, The Places Youll Go, Places To See, Around The Worlds

Edinburgh - Arthurs Seat View

Local athletes run and walk up the pathway to Arthurs Seat, some stopping to appreciate the view over Edinburgh and the Edinburgh Castle. Jon & Tina Reid | Portfolio | Blog

The views from easily accessible Calton Hill match or surpass those from climbing up Arthur's Seat, the Burn's Memorial and Scotland's National Monument are amongst a number of buildings on the plateau on top of the hill. Arthur's Seat, Seattle Skyline, Athens, Edinburgh, Climbing, Scotland, Sunrise, Buildings, Memories

The views from easily accessible Calton Hill match or surpass those from climbing up Arthur's Seat, the Burn's Memorial and Scotland's National Monument are amongst a number of buildings on the plateau on top of the hill. #edinburgh #sunset #scotland #memorial

Classic Edinburgh shot from Calton Hill, sunset, City lights just on, the whole City Centre visible, and out to the Pentland Hills in the distance. The Stewart Monument in the foreground. Earth Hour, Edinburgh Scotland, City Lights, Seattle Skyline, Athens, Distance, Centre, Sunrise, World

Classic Edinburgh shot from Calton Hill, sunset, City lights just on, the whole City Centre visible, and out to the Pentland Hills in the distance. The Stewart Monument in the foreground. #scotland

Scotland's National Monument on Calton Hill - looking over East Lothian Edinburgh Scotland, Athens, Marina Bay Sands, Sunrise, City, Building, Travel, Viajes, Buildings

Scotland's National Monument on Calton Hill - looking over East Lothian #edinburgh #scotland #monument #sunset

Northern lights over Edinburgh. I wish we'd had the time to do a night view too. Places In Scotland, Scotland Castles, Edinburgh Scotland, Scotland Travel, Uk Bucket List, Isle Of Islay, Inverness, British Isles, Countries Of The World

Blog Post - Northern Lights over Edinburgh | Rich Dyson Photography

Northern lights over Edinburgh

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2013 selection

From @2edinburgh and @2crail - a selection of favourites for 2013

Arthurs Seat and Salisbury Crags taken from the Braids www.2edinburgh.co.uk Salisbury, Athens, Edinburgh, The Selection, Braids, Mountains, City, Nature, Travel

2013 selection

From @2edinburgh and @2crail - a selection of favourites for 2013

Looking up towards Salisbury Crags, Edinburgh on a walk through Holyrood Park. Salisbury, Looking Up, Athens, Edinburgh, Monument Valley, January, Park, City, Travel

Salisbury Crags January Day

Looking up towards Salisbury Crags, Edinburgh on a walk through Holyrood Park.

Salisbury Crags and Arthur's Seat cast a long shadow as the low January sun comes up and catches the Nelson Monument on Calton Hill The Forth, Long Shadow, Morning Sun, Athens, Edinburgh, Paris Skyline, City, Building, Travel

Morning sun catches Nelson Monument on Calton Hill

Salisbury Crags and Arthur's Seat cast a long shadow as the low January sun comes up and catches the Nelson Monument on Calton Hill