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William Wallace Statue

Castlehill | Am Castle Gatehouse, Edinburgh, Scotland
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I recently spent 2 days in Edinburgh with my niece from Canada - and as I am part Wallace on my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Erica M
National Hero!

A great no so big statue in front of the castle.The other side is another great man the Robert the... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Christos O
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8 Jun 2018
“National Hero!”
3 May 2018
“Impressive!”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Castlehill | Am Castle Gatehouse, Edinburgh, Scotland
Old Town
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently spent 2 days in Edinburgh with my niece from Canada - and as I am part Wallace on my maternal side, I took her to see the statue of (our possible ancestor) William Wallace - I swear he looks like my uncle!! Walking...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

A great no so big statue in front of the castle.The other side is another great man the Robert the Bruce.When you are visiting Scotland I think is necessary to read somthing about their men biography.

Thank Christos O
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Here he stands, guarding the entrance to Edinburgh Castle, with his 'friend' Robert the Bruce to his right. Don't miss him as you walk in.

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

This superb statue imbedded in Scottish History stands on the right hand side of the Castle Gatehouse surveying the Royal Mile from the Castle Gatehouse . One of the great heroes in the fight for the Nation beautifully carved in granite . I notice some...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Great walk up to the monument - its steep but there are rest stops. A bus is provided if you don't fancy the climb. My kids and I enjoyed climbing the steps of the tower and the 3 levels where exhibits allowed us to catch...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Getting to the monument is difficult. The path up to the monument is extremely steep, however there is a bus ( use it!) there are 246 steps that are spiral and stone and very narrow, quite a challenge! The wind howls through the walls and...More

Thank 51linda
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

One of Scotland's heroes William Wallace stands outside Edinburgh Castle waiting to greet those who enter. Definitely worth taking the time to stop and look at him before entering.

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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I am sure the real William Wallace looked nothing like his stature but it was cool nonetheless. The rest of the castle was even better. Don't forget to say hello to William on the way in. He is on the right. And Robert the Bruce...More

Thank fkher
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Easy train ride to Stirling from Edinburgh. Busses from station frequently. You can bus up hill to monument, we walked. Breathtaking views from top. 200 plus steps to top, can stop off at exhibits on way at intervals. Very informative.

Thank sgurra
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

As you enter Edinburgh Castle make sure that you start your visit by looking at the two statues flanking the entrance. The one on the right is of William Wallace, the Scottish hero and freedom fighter whose most famous victory over the English was at...More

Thank bsandrs
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