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Review of The Burns Monument

The Burns Monument
Ranked #162 of 397 things to do in Edinburgh
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

I think it could be very beautiful if the weather is good and if there is no building site up there. But it is THE picture of Edinburgh so maybe you should see for yourself if it is worth a look.

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

We came across this monument unexpectedly while walking along Regent Terrace.Though it is a fitting monument it is a bit out of the way and stands on it's own and you would need to search it out if you really wanted to see it.
There is a nice park not too far away

Thank Taxidevil
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

It was fascinating to learn that what we see just within the park is the housing for the statue. The statue is now in the National Portrait Gallery.

The monument is a small circular temple in the Neo-Greek style. It is quite decorative and a fitting tribute to Scotland's greatest bard.

Thank permia
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

This small, circular neo-Greek style temple in honour of Scotland's national bard, Robert Burns is on Regent Road, at the foot of Carlton Hill looking out to Arthur's Seat. The building originally housed a white marble statue of the poet, that is now at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. The temple consist of a central drum structure surrounded by twelve columns, capped with a domed roof with intricate carvings and winged lion sculptures.

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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Came across this monument as we were walking back the alternative route to the Royla Mle. It stans out form it's surroundings and offers great views across the city.

Thank PBPG
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