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|Fired from the castle at 13.00 every day (except Sunday)this gun lets the people of Edinburgh know when its time for a sandwich. If you are on Princes St (the shopping street below the castle)when it fires, you will notice many people checking their watch, just to make sure it's on time.|
The gun is a L118 Light Gun.
|St Giles' Cathedral is the historic City Church of Edinburgh with its famed crown spire on the Royal Mile between Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Also known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh, it is Presbyterianism's Mother Church and contains the Chapel of the Order of the Thistle.|
|This is an old map of central Edinburgh in 1870. Ive tried very hard to line it up as accurately as possible, I think its pretty straight, but how accurate were cartographers 136 years ago.||02/22/2006||842|
|Craigmillar Castle lies close to Edinburgh and dates from C14th. It was built by the Preston family and subsequently owned by the Gilmour family. It is famous for its association with Mary Queen of Scots.||01/03/2007||411|
|Edinburgh Royal Infirmary was built in 1998 at Little France, Edinburgh. It replaced the original ERI which was in the city centre||01/03/2007||422|
|This is a lightning jet on display at the now closed down Edinburgh HQ of BAE Systems in Edinburgh. It is on a pedestal on South Gyle Broadway.||08/18/2005||380|
|Aircraft approaching the runway at Edinburgh Airport (UK) "straight ahead". River Forth road & rail bridges to the "left" and Edinburgh city "ahead to the right".||09/07/2005||580|
|Since September 2004 the official home of the Scottish Parliament has been a new Scottish Parliament Building, in the Holyrood area of Edinburgh, designed by Catalan architect Enric Miralles with a distinctive roof in the shape of an upturned boat. In 1997 it was estimated that a new building would cost £40 million, however costs spiraled and it ended up costing over 10 times as much at £431 m...||01/28/2006||461|
|This is where the Penguins live in Edinburgh Zoo.||10/28/2005||746|
|Overlay of Hiroshima Castle Pre- and Post the atomic bomb.|
Hiroshima Castle is placed under a kilometer (under half a mile) from Ground Zero.
After zooming in, fade out the Pre-picture, and the Post-picture reveals.
Placemarks are made by "zerega"
|very famous castle in the old part of Celle. (northern Germany - Overlay)||08/25/2005||402|
|This landscape art is in the grounds of the modern art gallery in Edinburgh. It was created by Charles Jencks.||01/03/2007||368|
|The Castle Ehreshoven is a moated castle in Engelskirchen, Oberbergischer Kreis, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.|
The castle was first mentioned in 1355. Prior to becoming a Damenstift (a kind of monastery without a vow for noble ladies), it belonged to the counts of Nesselrode for 500 years. A moat exists around the castle, a French garden and a teahouse (16th century).