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“Calton Hill” 4 of 5 stars
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Calton Hill
off Regent Road, Edinburgh EH1 3DG, Scotland (Calton Hill)
44 131 200 2000
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Ranked #17 of 210 Attractions in Edinburgh
Type: Lookouts, Geologic Formations
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Owner description: Historic neighborhood lined with monuments dating back to the Enlightenment.
Cramlington, United Kingdom
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“Calton Hill”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Views from the top of the hill are amazing. However, it's quite a steep walk to get to the top, so not for those with walking difficulties.

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“Nice walk, great views and free!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Not far from Royal Mile, fabulaous views, very quiet when we visited, it is well worth the walk. Not a difficult or particularly long walk either so accessible to a wide range of people as long as you are able to negotitate stairs and a bit of a hill/walk up hill. Strongly recommended on any clear day.

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“Amazing views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Wow! What amazing views you can have once you've reached the top! the new city and the sea, the volcano and the Holyrood park and, most of all, the old city and the castle!! Lovely to find a Portuguese cannon there and there's a few beautiful monuments up there (specially the Nelson's monument).

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“Great views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Not a long way out of the city centre, about 5-10 minutes walk from Waverly Bridge where the tour buses stop. Fantastic views over Edinburgh and a bit of history thrown in

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“Lovely view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Fabulous view from Carlton Hill, worth the climb. The Observatory, Horatio Nelson and other monuments situated up there.

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