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George Street, Edinburgh with Charlotte Square in distance.

This evening, I am posting information on the New Town section of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city.

The New Town  is famous for its elegant, ‘Georgian’ style of architecture.

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Royal High School, Edinburgh.

This evening, I am focusing on an intriguing piece of Scottish architecture which sits prominently on the skyline of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital yet is not open to the public. The subject building is the Royal High School which dates from 1825-29 and was designed by Thomas Hamilton.

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Gorbals Architecture

Tonight, I am providing information a prospective tour itinerary covering Glasgow’s Gorbals district and environs.

First stop at the People’s Palace (1898) on Glasgow Green. Latter comprises a museum focused on the social history of Glasgow with a winter gardens attached which is home to exotic plants and a cafe.

Read more on Tour Gorbals, Glasgow, Scotland…