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Good views free. Bit of a climb with the spots though. Bit of history to view. Windy at top but good views over city
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There is commanding views of Edingurgh from Calton Hill as a reward for climbing all the steps up to it! Wear good and comfortable walking shoes.
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Make the climb for wonderful views of Edinburgh especially on a bright, crisp day. Nelson Column worth a visit for interesting facts about the history of the Ball and Gun and astronomical facts.
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You get a great view over the city. Go there early in the morning or late in the afternoon for the best light
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Came up here about 5 pm very dark but the views were still amazing. Especially looking down to the Xmas markets. Would have loved to have visited in the daytime but run out of time.
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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
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