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Edinburgh Castle Dog Cemetery

The final resting place of soldiers' loyal canine companions. 

Off the main path at Edinburgh Castle, a small garden space holds a soldiers’ dog cemetery dating back to 1840.

The site of the cemetery may have once been a tower, but it now acts as the final resting place for honored canine companions of the regimental officers. Visitors cannot enter the cemetery, but it can be viewed from above.



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Upper ward, Edinburgh Castle

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