Scottish Parliament Building

The Scottish Parliament Building is the home of the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood, within the UNESCO World Heritage Site in central . Construction of the building commenced in June 1999 and the Members of the Scottish Parliament held their first debate in the new building on 7 September 2004.

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The , on in , is Scotland's national memorial to the Scottish soldiers and sailors who died fighting in the Napoleonic Wars. is situated 1700 feet northwest of Scottish Parliament Building. Photo: Colin, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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is situated 380 feet northeast of Scottish Parliament Building. Photo: Cromar, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a museum housed in the historic Canongate Tolbooth, which houses collections telling the story of the working-class people of from the late 18th century to the present day. is situated 1000 feet west of Scottish Parliament Building. Photo: kim traynor, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Tourist attraction
, or the High Kirk of Edinburgh, is a parish church of the Church of Scotland located in the of . is situated 3400 feet west of Scottish Parliament Building. Photo: Elgdy, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is a residential area in the centre of , . Photo: Kim Traynor, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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

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.

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