Calton Hill

Calton Hill

About Calton Hill

NA NA, Edinburgh New Town EH7 5AA
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Calton Hill is a hill in central Edinburgh, just to the east of the New Town and is included in the city's UNESCO World Heritage Site.

It offers some of the best views of the city. The hill also houses several iconic monuments and buildings including the National Monument, the Dugald Stewart Monument, Nelson's Monument, the Old Royal High School, the Robert Burns Monument, the Political Martys' monument and the City Observatory.

Views of, and from, the hill are often used in photographs and paintings of the city.

It is unmistakable with its Athenian acropolis poking above the skyline.

Upcoming Events at Calton Hill

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Popular Events

Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens
The Christmas Market will once again return to East Princes St Gardens for a whole host of bespoke and traditional Christmas items!
Light Night
Light Night is a free event for all to enjoy, which encapsulates the true spirit of the festive season: family and the community.
Giant Lanterns of China 2018
The Giant Lanterns of China are back at Edinburgh Zoo! It's a new and exciting adventure as Scottish myths, ancient Chinese legends and incredible creatures come to life this winter.
Cheese Fest Edinburgh
The UK's biggest touring cheese festival is returning to Edinburgh and will be at the Corn Exchange on 17th and 18th November.
La Clique Noël - Part Deux
La Clique Noël returns home to Edinburgh for Christmas with a new seasonal spectacular, La Clique Noël - Part Deux.

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