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St Monans Auld Kirk - Fife - Scotland

St Monans Auld Kirk

St Monans is one of the pittoresque village of fishermans near St Andrews. A part of the little harbour, here there are two main attractions: one is the late 18th century windmill on coastal path and the other one is the Auld Kirk that you can see in the picture.

Discovery - Dundee - Scotland

Discovery

RRS Discovery was the last wooden three-masted ship to be built in the British Isles designed for Antarctic research. Right now it is the centrepiece of Dundee's visitor attraction Discovery Point. The city also markets itself as "The City of Discovery" in honor of this ship.

Aberdeen - Aberdeenshire - Scotland

Aberdeen

Aberdeen is the third largest city in Scotland. In 1319 the city received Royal Burgh status from Robert the Bruce transforming the city economically. It developed between two rivers (Dee and Don) as the name itself says, in fact Aberdeen means "mouth of two rivers" from the corruption "aber da-aevin" in gaelic.

Edinburgh Castle - Lothian - Scotland

Edinburgh Castle

This picture of the Castle was taken from the roof of the Outlook Tower where right now there is the "Camera Obscura and world of illusion" a very nice museum a bit different from the common stereotype of museum! The square in front of the Castle is called Esplanade.

Fyvie Castle - Aberdeenshire - Scotland

Fyvie Castle

This castle is said to be haunted, it is told that in 1920 during renovation work the skeleton of a woman was discovered. The remains were buried in the Fyvie graveyard but after that day the residents started to be afflicted by strange noises. So the skeleton was exhumed and replaced back, at which the haunting ceased.

Peebles - Borders - Scotland

Peebles

Peebles lies at the confluence of the River Tweed and Eddleston Water. Notable buildings in the town include Peeble Old Parish Church and Neidpath Castle. It is very nice the path along the river which from the town centre arrives to the castle. The oldest building in the town is the tower of the St. Andrews Church.

Pollock House - Glasgow - Scotland

Pollock House

This residence was the ancestral home of the Maxwell family, located in the Pollock Country Park in Glasgow. Displayed within the house is the finest private collection of Spanish paintings within the UK, including works by Goya. In the garden there is a collection of over 1000 species of rhododendrons.

Calton Hill - Edinburgh - Scotland

Calton Hill

You can see Calton Hill on the left side of the pictures. There are some different monuments on the top of the hill, one of them is the Nelson Monument. It was built between 1807 and 1815, it's a telescope-shaped tower with a time ball on the top.

Camera Obscura - Edinburgh - Scotland

Camera Obscura

I took this picture from the roof of Camera Obscura. The large building in the centre of the picture is the New College, where the School of Divinity of the University of Edinburgh is located. Just behind on the right there is the Scots Monument.

Arthur Seat - Edinburgh - Scotland

Arthur Seat

Arthur Seat is the main peak of the group of hills which form most of Holyrood Park, in Edinburgh. Its name stems from a legend that King Arthur watched his army's defeat of the Picts from there. The hill was formed by an extinct volcano system.

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