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The Royal Scots Greys are a famous cavalry regiment that fought from Napoleonic times through WWII... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2018
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Impressive

This mounted statue is located right on Princes Street overlooking the Gardens. It is quite the... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
AlexanderD
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Jackson, New Jersey
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The sculpture stands in tribute to the The Royal Scots Greys, a former a cavalry regiment of the British Army. Amongst it's many battle honours, the regiment fought in the Napoleonic Wars, Crimean Wars and both of the World Wars. This bronze statues is an...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

The Royal Scots Greys are a famous cavalry regiment that fought from Napoleonic times through WWII. This statue was erected in 1906.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

had to see it. the story is one that warms the heart, We had trouble finding it but we have no sense of direction anyway.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Doreen J
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

This mounted statue is located right on Princes Street overlooking the Gardens. It is quite the impressive monument and deserves a few minutes of your time admiring it from different angles. I particularly admired the way the horse was so forcefully depicted.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Good location next to Princes Street, near Scottish National Gallery and about half a mile from Waverley Station. Impressive bronze equestrian statue, which has been there since 1906. You will have great photos, because you can see Castle on background

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Halkidis
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Although this is not really something you expect to do in Edinburgh. It's really worth the money and time to walk up the few hundred steps as the views from the top overlooking the city are just superb. Very happy I decided to do it!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank travelwithissa
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Very nice statue/monument near the Prince street Gardens. Castle makes great back drop for this distinguished monument.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

You cannot miss this monument it has the castle as a backdrop. Ideal for a lovely photo opportunity.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 685elainek
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This monument stands tall and proud. There are several plaques with engraved names paying tribute to serviceman who laid down their lives. The statue is symbolic of the Boer War. Edinburgh Castle and its Gardens make up the backdrop of the feature. Located along Princes...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Greg W
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Situatated in the entrance to Princes Street Gardens from Princes Street the Royal Scots Grey Monument is a striking monument to the Scottish battalion. Well worth taking in during your visit to Edinburgh.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
...More
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