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Impressive, But Easily Missed

Coming out of the Assembly building after a fringe show and, in the sunshine, we especially noticed... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
bsandrs
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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On the Mound

The statue of a soldier in Highland dress stands at the intersection of a busy road. You can get a... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2018
Taxidevil
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 Aug 2018
“Impressive, But Easily Missed”
7 Apr 2018
“On the Mound”
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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Coming out of the Assembly building after a fringe show and, in the sunshine, we especially noticed this statue at the junction of various roads. It is well placed, but today, at Festival time there is a constant tide of people passing without a look....More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

The statue of a soldier in Highland dress stands at the intersection of a busy road. You can get a good view as you stand at the pedestrian crossing while you wait for the lights to change in your favour. The Black Watch was an...More

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Reviewed February 2, 2017

The Black Watch, a Scottish regiment of the British army, nice memorial, Scottish soldier on top, and then a fresco underneath of some of their soldiers fighting in the Boer war for the King of England(and country) Edinburgh is peppered with a lot of these...More

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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