More from the top of Carlton Hill today. The views from the hill are spectacular in all directions. There are many monuments and buildings around too. From one of these - the Dugald Stewart Monument - the views across the city are particularly good.
'Choragic Monument of Lysicrates', a Greek monument near the Acropolis in Athens.
Close by, another monumental building is set against the city backdrop. This one is dedicated to Horatio, Lord Nelson. It is built in the style of a telescope and replaced a signal mast which was used to send messages to ships in the Forth. The commemorative plaque on the building reads...