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Had to act like Sherlock to locate the statue

I was determined to see this statue but had to act like Sherlock while trying to locate it. Even... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
quinni_224
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Cowra, Australia
Great statue

Designed in the stereotypical fashion of a detective with deerskin outfit, pipe and magnifying... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
macedonboy
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was cool to take a picture with this statue of Sherlock Holmes. It makes me sad that more great stories and characters aren't in the public domain for reinterpretation. Sherlock Holmes has been foundational for modern mystery literature and fiction in general.

Thank Adam T
Reviewed 11 June 2018

I was determined to see this statue but had to act like Sherlock while trying to locate it. Even following the directions to the location, I found it a tad tricky to spot, however if you look for the Conan Doyle pub on York Place...More

Thank quinni_224
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

If you go to look for the statue, you will be on the lookout of a bit.... Unfortunately, their doing a bit of road work and have either moved him or taken him down. We were a little disappointed to not at least see the...More

3  Thank jaureliak
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????

27  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

2  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

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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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