Edinburgh Castle Photographs, Architecture, Views, Scottish Architectural Pictures

Edinburgh Castle Photos

Historic Building in South East Scotland, UK: Scottish Capital Visitor Attraction Information + Images

Edinburgh Castle Images

Edinburgh Castle photographs all by architect Adrian Welch, Scotland:

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building images © Adrian Welch

Edinburgh Castle photo credits to this website.

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photos © Adrian Welch

Few of the present buildings pre-date the Lang Siege of the 16th century, when the medieval defences were largely destroyed by artillery bombardment. The most notable exceptions are St Margaret’s Chapel from the early 12th century, which is regarded as the oldest building in Edinburgh, the Royal Palace and the early-16th-century Great Hall, although the interiors have been much altered from the mid-Victorian period onwards.

The castle also houses the Scottish regalia, known as the Honours of Scotland and is the site of the Scottish National War Memorial and the National War Museum of Scotland. The British Army is still responsible for some parts of the castle, although its presence is now largely ceremonial and administrative. Some of the castle buildings house regimental museums which contribute to its presentation as a tourist attraction.

The castle building is in the care of Historic Scotland. It is Scotland’s most-visited paid tourist attraction, with over 1.4 million visitors in 2013.

As the backdrop to the Edinburgh Military Tattoo during the annual Edinburgh International Festival the castle has become a recognisable symbol of Edinburgh and of Scotland. It is Edinburgh’s most frequently visited visitor attraction with more than 70% of leisure visitors to the city visiting the castle on average.

source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edinburgh_Castle

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Edinburgh Castle Rock Edinburgh Castle Scotland
pictures © Adrian Welch

Edinburgh Architecture

Edinburgh Castle Ticket Office

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images © Adrian Welch

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Royal Museum of Scotland
Museum of Scotland photograph
photograph © Adrian Welch

Scottish Parliament

Missoni Hotel Edinburgh

New Town Harvey Nichols

Edinburgh Tattoo : Military Parade

Scottish Castles in Edinburgh & Lothian

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