The Grassmarket is a historic market place and an event space in the of , Scotland. In relation to the rest of the city it lies in a hollow, well below surrounding ground levels.
Photo: Kim Traynor, CC BY-SA 3.0.
Photo: Kim Traynor, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

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is a historic fortress which dominates the skyline of , the capital city of , from its position on the Castle Rock. Photo: Kim Traynor, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The , founded in 1582, is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of 's ancient universities. Photo: Theoden sA, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The is the national art gallery of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The of Edinburgh represents the historic core of the Scottish capital, built eastwards of the Castle Crag, along the Royal Mile to Holyrood. Photo: PerryPlanet, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a major road junction to the south west of the city centre of , which gives its name to the surrounding area. Photo: Kyzer, CC BY 3.0.

is the capital of located in the Central Belt region of the country. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.


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