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Edinburgh, Scotland

The Miss Jean Brodie Steps

These steps offer a breathtaking view of one of Europe's most besieged fortresses.
Prestonpans, Scotland

Preston Market Cross

Reportedly the "most handsome" market cross in Scotland.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Huang Kuan Statue

The first Chinese student to graduate from a European university.
Musselburgh, Scotland

Former Edenhall Hospital

The abandoned buildings of a hospital that saw most of its activity during the World Wars.
Inverkeithing, Scotland

Forth Bridge

A remarkable feat of Victorian engineering across the Firth of Forth.
Dunmore, Scotland

Dunmore Park House

A once extravagant mansion, now reduced to ruin.
Saint Abbs, Scotland

East Coast Fishing Disaster Memorial

One of four sister bronze sculptures dedicated to the widows and orphans of an 1881 tragedy.
Killin, Scotland

Falls Of Dochart

Cascading waterfalls mark the gateway to the ancient burial place of Clan Macnab.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Mason's Memorial Pillars

A rare remnant of an exposition that took place nearby at the end of the 19th-century.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Wild West Morningside

An American ghost town hides along a side street in Scotland's capital.
Outer Hebrides, Scotland

The Bridge to Nowhere

A failed infrastructure project now owns this unique moniker.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Sheep Heid Inn

One of Edinburgh's oldest pubs hides a 19th-century skittles alley in the back.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Tolbooth Tavern

Now home to a drinking establishment, this building has a macabre history.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Portobello Bottle Kilns

The last remaining bottle-shaped kilns in Scotland stand alone in an Edinburgh suburb.
Highland, Scotland

Moine House

This ruined travelers shelter sits abandoned in a desolate bog of Flow Country.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Old Stockbridge Market

The remnants of a facade from a 19th-century market stall emporium.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Colinton Tunnel

This former train tunnel is filled with lines from a poem crafted by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Cramond Lioness

This Roman relic was discovered in Scotland by a mudlarking ferryman.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Site of the Porteous Riots

The location of a citizen uprising that led to a gruesome act of mob justice.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Medieval Water Pipes

These wooden pipes were crucial to providing water to Medieval Edinburgh.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Altered Traffic Signs

An artist's whimsical transformation of everyday objects.
Isle of Skye, Scotland

MV Glenachulish

The last manually operated turntable ferry in the world.
East Lothian, Scotland

Yester Castle

Ruined castle with subterranean vaulted Goblin Ha' or "Goblin Hall."
Edinburgh, Scotland

Charlotte Square

This city square dates back to the Scottish Enlightenment and was home to some of Scotland's brightest minds.