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Nelson Monument

Calton Hill, Edinburgh EH7 5AA, Scotland
+44 131 529 3993
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Calton Hill, Edinburgh EH7 5AA, Scotland
Broughton & Calton
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An entrance fee of £5 and a small exhibition at the bottom however the main event is the 360 degree views from the top. Worth the climb even on an overcast day (as it was when I went). Interesting to see Edinburgh from this vantage...More

1  Thank treading82
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This monument offers views at the top of the tower, but honestly you'll already get those views for free when you reach Calton Hill park area, in which this monument is located. It's not worth the fee to go inside. Outside (and free) you can...More

1  Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

First, not to disrespect Lord Admiral Horacio Nelson, whose monumental achievement in a war 200 years ago had lead to the construction of the monument. In terms of visiting, first it costs GBP5 to gain access to the viewing area of the tower. The viewing...More

Thank King L
Reviewed 25 March 2017

You go up the Calton Hill and you can visit many monuments and interesting places. This is one of the monuments you can visit up there

Thank FabyAoki
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Had a look at the Nelson Monument today with my daughter after we climbed up Calton Hill. Built in memory of Lord Nelson, who died at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. Admission is £5 per adult if you wish to climb the monument. We...More

1  Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The small walk to the top of Calton Hill is totally worth it, the view is amazing and there are two more great monuments on top.

Thank Nélson T
Reviewed 28 January 2017

This is yet another one of about half the attractions in this city that requires a bit of hill climbing, so be prepared for a bit of a step out, well worth the view of the city from up here though. What struck me about...More

Thank Theycallitmadness
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

360 views of the city, the port, the mountains, arthur's seat, the castle everything. the whole park at the top there is well worth the walk

1  Thank SaskiaLorrison
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful views over Edinburgh although it is very windy and not for anyone who doesn't have a head for heights! The walk up is a bit strenuous. The entry fee is £5 which adds up if there's a few of you, especially given that you...More

1  Thank siddle45
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Spectacular views for £5. If you aren't adventurous enough to do Arthur's Seat and you have already made the climb up Caton Hill, take the in-between physical challenge of these stairs by going up the tower. Apparently the ball is supposed to drop every day...More

1  Thank imouse1
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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a
mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The
...More
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