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I paused at the entrance to Edinburgh Castle when I visited and with good reason. There are a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Don't forget to look at both statutes at the main entrance gate to Edinburgh castle. Robert the... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
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“Important Historic Figure ”
27 Sep 2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I paused at the entrance to Edinburgh Castle when I visited and with good reason. There are a pair of statues flanking the entrance l, one of Wallace and the other of Robert the Bruce. Take a moment and admire Robert the Bruce’s statue here...More

Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Coming from Dunfermline where the Abbey has the tomb of Robert the Bruce there is always a wee touch on my heartstrings when I see his statue standing on the left of the gatehouse with the other great Scottish hero on the right hand side...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Standing at the entrance to Edinburgh Castle Robert The Bruce stand on the opposite side of the entrance to William Wallace. Together they are a couple of impressive statues remembering two of Scotland's heroes.

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Don't forget to look at both statutes at the main entrance gate to Edinburgh castle. Robert the Bruce is on the left and William Wallace is on the right. These 2 important figures are key in Scottish history. Take a moment to study and reflect...More

Thank fkher
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

It is entirely fitting that the two statues placed either side of the entry gate to Edinburgh Castle in 1929 were of the two great national heroes, Robert the Bruce and William Wallace. They are both well sculpted, make sure you do not miss them...More

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I will say that it's in a great spot but in the end it is just a statue. This probably means a lot more to people from Scotland than to people from outside the country.

Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 24 July 2017

On either side of the gateway into Edinburgh Castle you will find statues of Robert the Bruce and William Wallace. You can view these statues from the esplanade without entering the castle.

Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Flanking the main arched entrance of the Gatehouse at Edinburgh Castle, stand bronze figures of two of Scotland's freedom fighters, William Wallace and Robert the Bruce. Robert the Bruce was King of Scots, Earl of Carrick and Lord of Anandale. He successfully led Scotland during...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Standing guard as such with William Wallace at the front gate of the iconic Edinburgh castle is two guardians, one of which is Robert the Bruce, a mightily influential part of Scottish and British history, standing proud with his crown a top his armour ready...More

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that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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