Construction of the Scott Monument, to commemorate Sir Walter Scott, began in 1840. Some of the earliest photographs ever taken show the building of the monument. There are 287 steps to the top.
East Princes Street Gardens
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- Opening hours:
- Apr-Sep : Mon-Sun : 10:00-19:00
Oct-Mar : Mon-Sun : 10:00-15:30
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