Calton Hill

Calton Hill
Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH7 5AB
Photo of Calton Hill

Rising up at the east end of Princes Street, the hill is home to several iconic buildings including the unfinished National Monument (nicknamed 'Edinburgh's disgrace'), Nelson’s Monument, the Robert Burns Monument, the Dugald Stewart Monument, and the City Observatory. The annual pagan fire festival Beltane takes place here and it is a popular location for watching fireworks displays held at Edinburgh Castle.

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