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Nice monument

The Dugald Stewart Monument is a nice monument, in a lovely setting, on Calton Hill, in the heart... read more

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Dimitris L
Sydney, Australia
Another Reason to Visit Carlton Hill

I like this monument, especially when compared with the slightly ridiculous portico on the other... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Jackson, New Jersey
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“Nice monument”
21 Aug 2018
“Another Reason to Visit Carlton Hill”
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Reviewed today

The Dugald Stewart Monument is a nice monument, in a lovely setting, on Calton Hill, in the heart of Edinburgh. Calton Hill can be reached from Princes Street. At the (northern?) end Princes Street becames Waterloo Street and it, in turn, becomes Regent Road. At...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

I like this monument, especially when compared with the slightly ridiculous portico on the other end of the hilltop. It is pleasing and attractive and has some excellent views of the city.

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Its a lovely site for a viewpoint and really lets you see Edinburgh from the top, it was easy to reach and lots of stairs to climb, when we got there we really enjoyed the view, it was something amazing, the monument was tall and...More

Thank AriPadilla
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I cannot fault any aspect of Edinburgh, and the Dugald Stewart is just one of so many fantastic monuments, buildings and places to visit. Go and see for yourself, stroll around for a weekend and explore Calton Hill (where this monument resides), Holyrood, the castle...More

2  Thank Mick A
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This is one of the most well-known monuments in Edinburgh. Going up to Calton Hill is a visual treat. You have the fantastic scenic views, and then the monuments. The Dugald Stewart monument is lovely, and it's part of what makes Calton Hill a great...More

1  Thank CaitlinAnnC
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This monument is a memorial to Scottish philosopher Dugald Steward who was a professor at University of Edinburgh, holding the chair of moral philosophy from 1786 until his death in 1828. Located on Carlton Hill, this neo-Greek circular monument overlooks the city centre.

2  Thank nellielim
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The most famous monument up in the Calton Hill. It was bult in honor to the philosopher Dugald Steward.

Thank FabyAoki
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This was the final monument that my daughter and I viewed today after spending a couple of hours or so up Calton Hill taking in the views and visiting the other attractions. It is a memorial to the Scottish philosopher Dugald Stewart and was completed...More

Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The quality of all the buildings on Calton Hill is incredible. Anyone visiting Edinburgh should attempt to see them close up. Although the Dugold Stewart monument may be overshadowed by the Nelson Monument and the observatory, it is a perfectly proportioned gem and worthy of...More

Thank Mick A
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Dugald Stewart, the great philosopher and mathematician, you never heard of him? Neither did I! Still he must have been something special to the people of Edinburgh to stick a monument for him on top of a hill, sharing the hill with monuments for Lord...More

2  Thank Theycallitmadness
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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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1 January 2018|
Response from Mick A | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for the delay. It costs £5 and is open from about 10.00 to 16.00 every day, I think.