The national monument of Scotland on Carlton hill was built in memory of those soldiers and sailors who died in Napoleonic's war.
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The picture above is misleading as monument is behind one of the two lions which "guard" it. Its a photo op but surrounded by shallow & wide steps, it is very crowded for most of the day with people sitting all around it. Best to...More
This is a great memorial site. It is a great place to take a photo or take a phot of the royal palce. It is very crowded however. If you can get a place to sit, it is a great place to see the busy...More
I'm disappointed that better care has not been taken of this monument, it's filthy and seems to be more of a meeting place than a respectful memorial. Shame really. It's in Dam Square so you'll tick off 2 boxes on your tourist hot spot list,...More
The National Monument is nicely situated for a pop-in visit when touring Royal Palace Amsterdam or just taking in the vibe of the city's main square, the Dam. Every May 4, the monument becomes Ground Zero for the country's remembrance of war dead, particularly those...More