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Sherlock Holmes Statue

| Picardy Place, Edinburgh EH1 3JT, Scotland
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Worth a stop

A bit of history and a beautiful monument in memory of the big sleuth 🕵️‍♂️ very much worth a stop.

Reviewed 2 January 2018
wren76
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Derby, United Kingdom
via mobile
Where is he?

Sherlock Holmes Statue has been moved !!!!!!!! Does anybody know where he is hiding or is he... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
pmr95
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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| Picardy Place, Edinburgh EH1 3JT, Scotland
Broughton & Calton
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

A bit of history and a beautiful monument in memory of the big sleuth 🕵️‍♂️ very much worth a stop.

Thank wren76
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Sherlock Holmes Statue has been moved !!!!!!!! Does anybody know where he is hiding or is he coming back????

9  Thank pmr95
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Designed in the stereotypical fashion of a detective with deerskin outfit, pipe and magnifying glass. This statue is situated opposite the building were Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born, this statue is well worth a visit for Sherlock Holmes fans.

2  Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The statute gets lost among the parking lot and shrubbery so keep an eye out of it. It is a must see while in Edinburgh.

Thank The_Hailes
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

The statue is nice for a picture if youre a sherlock holmes fun! Works were done on the bakery street in front and passage to the statue was difficult.

Thank PabloTheGreek
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Located near the Holiday Inn Express City Centre and the Conan Doyle restaurant, this statue is located near where Arthur Conan Doyle was born. Nice statue, we passed it several times as we walked to the Royal Mile. Sherlock faces the hill with views of...More

1  Thank pitufo00
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The detective's creator, Arthur Conan Doyle, went to his local Edinburgh university to study medicine and a seminal influence on him was one of his lecturers Dr Joseph Bell. Bell's forensic and evidence based approach to his diagnoses was the inspiration for Sherlock, one of...More

Thank permia
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

This statue is a well done salute to the beloved Sherlock Holmes. It is located we between the Tesco Express and the Holiday Inn Express on York Place directly across the road from The Conan Doyle. The house behind it , Twelve, is a residence...More

Thank Alena W
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Right outside our hotel! And near the birthplace of Conan Doyle. Quaint little area to explore and it was nice to have a grocery store (sainbury).

Thank Tammy O
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The bronze sculpture of Sherlock Holmes Statue was erected as a tribute to his creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It commemorates the birthplace of Conan Doyle, who was born in Picardy Place. The building where he was born is no longer there but in its...More

Thank nellielim
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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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