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Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle, Scotland

 
This evening, I am focusing on a selection of the key visitor sites in Edinburgh, capital of Scotland.
 
We start with Edinburgh Castle  which has a long history dating back to the 11th century. There is much to see here including Mons Meg Cannon, the National Memorial and the Crown Jewels of Scotland. Great views from the  battlements as per image no 3. Allow about 90 mins.
 

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Mackintosh House at  Hunterian Arty Gallery

Mackintosh House at Hunterian Arty Gallery, 

Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) is probably Glasgow’s most celebrated architect and designer. From 1906 to 1914 Mackintosh and his wife, Margaret MacDonald lived at 78 Southpark Avenue (originally 6 Florentine Terrace). During period of his occupation Mackintosh remodelled the interior in his own distinctive style.

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Walking Tour, Glasgow

Walking Tour, Glasgow, Scotland

 
This morning, I joined a walking tour of the west end of Glasgow with accent on women’s heritage. See image of tour group above.
 
Spring is in the air concomitant with which is some colourful, pink cherry blossom.

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