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|Founded as a monastery in 1128, the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh is The Queen's official residence in Scotland. Situated at the end of the Royal Mile, the Palace of Holyroodhouse is closely associated with Scotland's turbulent past, including Mary, Queen of Scots, who lived here between 1561 and 1567. Successive kings and queens have made the Palace of Holyroodhouse the premier royal re...||01/01/2007||1,068|
|John Knox (1514?–1572) was a Scottish religious reformer who took the lead in reforming the Church in Scotland along Calvinist lines. He is widely regarded as the father of the Protestant Reformation in Scotland and of the Church of Scotland. He died in Edinburgh on November 24, 1572.|
|Three gliders on the ground near Edinburgh,Scotland - Gliders use warm air themals to help rise to very high altitude so Scotland's probably not the best place for it..........||06/17/2009||294|
|Bobby was a Skye Terrier dog that became famous in 19th century Edinburgh, Scotland.|
Bobby's owner John Gray died in 1858 and was buried in Greyfriars Kirkyard, the cemetery surrounding Greyfriars Kirk in the Old Town of Edinburgh. Bobby is said to have spent the rest of his life guarding his master's grave.
Today, a small statue of Greyfriars Bobby stands in front of Greyfriars k...
|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|
|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||425|
|For years the hidden underground closes of Mary King's Close, in the Old Town area of Edinburgh, Scotland, have been shrouded in myths and mysteries. Tales of ghosts and murders, and myths of plague victims being walled up and left to die abounded. However, new research and archaeological evidence has revealed that the close actually consists of a number of closes which were originally narro...||09/30/2009||423|
|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||581|
|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 where the Penguins live in Edinburgh Zoo.||10/28/2005||748|
|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||844|
|This landscape art is in the grounds of the modern art gallery in Edinburgh. It was created by Charles Jencks.||01/03/2007||370|
|RAF Macmerry is a former Royal Air Force station located 4.5 miles (7.2 km) west of Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland and 11.4 miles (18.3 km) east of Edinburgh, Inverness-shire.|
It has also been called RNAS Macmerry (when used by the Royal Navy) and un-officially RAF Tranent and RAF Penston during its life.