Musuems in the Castle

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December 27th 2008
Published: June 17th 2017
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This morning we explored the castle and its museums.

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01 Edinburgh Castle01 Edinburgh Castle
01 Edinburgh Castle

At the top castle is the Union Jack and Scottish flag.
02 To the top02 To the top
02 To the top

The way to the top of the castle.
03  Edinburgh03  Edinburgh
03 Edinburgh

Looking out at the city from the castle.
04 Signpost04 Signpost
04 Signpost

Choices, choices, so many things to go and see at the castle.
05 Sign05 Sign
05 Sign

There is even a dog cemetery here!
06 Cemetery06 Cemetery
06 Cemetery

The headstones are arranged around the edge of the cemetery.
07 More07 More
07 More

More of the castle.
08 Forewell Battery08 Forewell Battery
08 Forewell Battery

These guns were made during the wars with Napolenic France.
09 Looking out09 Looking out
09 Looking out

Looking towards the Royal Mile.
10 Top10 Top
10 Top

The top of a tower.
11 Family Tree11 Family Tree
11 Family Tree

A very fancy looking family tree of the Scottish Royal Line.
12 Coat of Arms12 Coat of Arms
12 Coat of Arms

Some of the coats of arms of Scottish kings and queens.
13 Re-enactment13 Re-enactment
13 Re-enactment

A display of a coronation.
14 The Great Hall14 The Great Hall
14 The Great Hall

A man in a kilt explains The Great Hall.
15 Weapons15 Weapons
15 Weapons

Weapons in the Great Hall.
16 Weapons16 Weapons
16 Weapons

More weapons in the Great Hall.
17 Weapons17 Weapons
17 Weapons

More weapons nicely arranged in the Great Hall.
18 Looking up18 Looking up
18 Looking up

Looking up at the ceiling of the Great Hall.
19 Buildings 19 Buildings
19 Buildings

Some of the many buildings in the castle complex.
20 Chapel20 Chapel
20 Chapel

St Mary's Chapel- one of the oldest buildings in Edinburgh.
21 Looking out21 Looking out
21 Looking out

Below is the Argyle Battery and Princes St Gardens.

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