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Solemn place to reflect and remember

Built in 1927, this beautiful solemn memorial located on the Crown Square of Edinburgh Castle... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Noraatc
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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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Amazing But Sombre Memorial to Heroes

This memorial in the heart of the Edinburgh Castle grounds is amazing. It provides its visitors... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TheOldMacs
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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Built in 1927, this beautiful solemn memorial located on the Crown Square of Edinburgh Castle commemorates Scottish soldiers, who died in the two world wars and more recent combats. The sealed casket placed on the altar contains the Rolls of Honor with 147,000 names of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This memorial in the heart of the Edinburgh Castle grounds is amazing. It provides its visitors with a number of books which list all Scots who lost their lives in the First World War. Around the top of the walls it lists the majority of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes this is a large impressive cathedral like memorial, but the focus is on the books listing all the Scots who have lost their lives in war. Very fitting and part of the castle complex.

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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

No one visiting Edinburgh Castle should skip this stunning monument to the Scottish men and women who gave their lives in Britain’s wars. It has been said that the U.K. honors its war dead like no other nation and this hall of remembrance is evidence...More

Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed 31 July 2018

In the heart of the Edinburgh Castle, this stunning building provides visitors a chance to contemplate the costs of war. Filled with memorials to various units and types of troops, the memorial conveys well how deep the loss of life was felt in Great Britain...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Wars are bad and people should not look for reasons to fight each other, but it happened a lot. A pity for the fallen, but some of the causes that they were pulled into were not noble at all. I liked the lion and horse...More

Thank Anfrist
Reviewed 15 June 2018

The Scottish National War Memorial is a museum dedicated to the Scots who sacrificed their lives in various conflicts starting with the Great War. Located in Edinburgh Castle, you can view the Roll of Honor in the Museum.

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

The Scottish national war memorial in is situated inside the Edinburgh Castle. It has been built to commemorate the Scottish soldiers & also the soldiers serving the Scottish regiments. A well maintained place full of history. As no photographs are allowed inside,( as a mark...More

Thank DilrukshiH
Reviewed 7 February 2018

You are not allowed to take pictures inside the War Memorial which is a pity as it is hard to describe but the reverence shown by both staff & visitors makes for a solemn occasion. But it is very well done with the small Chapel...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Great museum inside the Edinburgh Castle area. Did self tour and it was full of great displays. Great place to visit and learn some history.

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